CO-OP Announces $53.3 Million Shareholder Patronage, Highest Dividend Ever Recorded by a CUSO

Co-Op Passes Along Benefit of Sale of Ensenta Stock to Shareholding Credit Unions

Compliance Center: NCUA Discusses Top 10 Cyber Security Areas That Examiners Will Look At

The NCUA lays out the top 10 cyber security areas its examiners may focus on, plus legal briefs and the question of the week.

Oregon Legislative Update: Short Session Ends with a Flurry

After 33 days, the second short legislative session in Oregon’s history adjourned on March 7 with a flurry of mostly small, technical bills and minor budget adjustments. Several controversial measures were left on the table, but lawmakers did pass bills of interest to credit unions.

Oregon Legislative Update: Short Session Could Wrap Up This Week

Key issues remain on the agenda as the Oregon Legislature nears the end of a short session, but one bill of interest to credit unions — dealing with possessory liens — has already passed both the House and Senate.

Oregon Legislative Update: Possessory Liens, Prize-Linked Savings Bills Still Alive

Two major issues of interest to credit unions – possessory liens and prize-linked savings — are still alive as the Oregon Legislature enters its fourth week of a short session.

Proven Process, Solid Results: Maximize Liquidation Recoveries with Repo Remarketing

Are you benchmarking your credit union’s results to validate your present liquidation venue, decisions and methods? As Strategic Link business partner Repo Remarketing explains, data drives profitable liquidation decisions.

FHFA Issues New Standard Short Sale Guidelines

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are issuing new guidelines to their mortgage servicers to standardize short sale practices that will go into effect Nov. 1.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

This Washington Legislative Week in Review updates the progress of the Public Funds Bill and details the bills that died after missing last week’s House of Origin Cutoff.

Washington Legislative Week in Review: Public Funds Bill Passes Senate

SB 5913, known as the Public Funds Bill, passed the Senate last Thursday by vote of 43-2. With less than a month remaining in the current session, several other bills relevant to the credit union movement are expected to see action soon.

Best Remarketing Practice: Streamline the Liquidation Process

According to Repo Remarketing, repossessing vehicles forces credit unions to balance providing service to their members against preserving the overall financial health of the credit union. Included here are some in-depth pointers to help credit unions navigate this murky territory.

Benchmarking: Preparing to be at the Top of Your Game

Repo Remarketing writes that successful benchmarking can result in changes in performance and innovation, improvement in quality and in overall productivity improvements.

Help the Troops Call Home – Free

Invest in America and GM will be able to support the first 1,000 Point of Sales kits requested by credit unions. Don’t wait—submit your request now!