Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape includes updates on elder abuse as well as a synopsis of Richard Cordray’s plans for the CFPB’s future.
Filene Research Institute has scheduled a webinar for Monday, Sept. 16, to explain its new Accessible Financial Services Incubator project. Northwest credit unions are being asked to submit creative ideas, help test the resulting innovations, and serve on an advisory panel.
Credit union advocates are being asked to fire up their twitter machines on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to welcome Congress back from recess. The NWCUA toolkit contains sample messages as well as Twitter handles for all Northwest Senators and Members of Congress.
Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape, including the release of information on ordering 2013 holiday currency.
Financial institutions are attractive targets for cyber criminals. A technology security expert is sharing insight with Northwest credit unions at the next Tech/Security council. Don Rudolph says the financial industry is well prepared now but can take additional steps to stay ahead of attackers.
Miracle Jeans Day, the annual event where credit union employees support Credit Unions for Kids by donating $5 to wear jeans to work, takes place Sept. 18.
The Association is hosting an hour-long town hall discussion with credit union champion Suzanne Bonamici at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at First Tech Federal Credit Union.
A five-alarm fire that destroyed a vacant hotel in North Portland early Sunday morning will have no impact on the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting. Lodging on the Convention site is full, but new overflow options are available for attendees.
Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor in Washington, is one of several candidates for office in the state scheduled for an interview with NWCUA member credit unions and advocates during the first week of September.
The NWCUA is holding a Small to Mid-Size Credit Union CEO Roundtable in Portland on Sept. 14, one day before a free NCUA Credit Union Workshop geared toward small credit unions.
Credit unions can save money by registering for Convention by Sept. 14. Discounts for early registration are available not only for the full three-day package, but for one-day passes, guest registration and small credit union sponsorship as well.
The NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives has scheduled 31 daylong workshops and roundtables for small credit unions this year, including one in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 15 and in Seattle on Oct. 27.
Several NWCUA chapters are planning their September chapter meetings, highlighted by a number that are working to raise money for various charities.
Your update on the regulatory landscape.
There is still time to register for the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting, which will feature CUNA President Bill Cheney, who recently appeared on CNN Money to discuss the distinction between credit unions and banks.