CUNA: CU Membership Passes 108 Million Nationwide

September was another strong month for credit unions according to CUNA senior economist Perc Pineda.

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NCUA Releases Letter to CUs Regarding Same-Day ACH Payments

The letter reviews the steps credit unions should be taking in order to be ready for the Same-Day ACH payments that will become effective this Friday, September 23rd.

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Multiple Credit Unions for Kids Events Taking Shape for September

Point West is organizing its third annual bowling event in Portland, while the Kitsap and Pierce County chapters are coming together for a golf tournament.

Compliance Center: CFPB Releases Updated Regulation Z Thresholds

Get the new Reg Z thresholds; your question answered about which loans are exempt from TILA/RESPA rule; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: Washington State DOR to Require Electronic Filing of Unclaimed Property Reports

Get the details on the DOR’s electronic filing; your question answered about the CFPB’s new Closing Disclosure; plus legal briefs.

Join in Miracle Jeans Day September 9, and Help Make Miracles

Miracle Jeans Day combines two things credit unions love—going casual to work, and contributing to the lifesaving work of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through Credit Unions for Kids. Register your team today.

Next-Gen iPhone to Use NFC for Mobile Payments

The next generation iPhone, scheduled for a September launch, will feature a mobile payments solution, reports Wired.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Miracle Jeans Day Scheduled for September 18

An increasingly popular fundraiser for Credit Unions for Kids unites credit unions nationally September 18, 2013. The annual Miracle Jeans Day allows employees to pay $5 to wear jeans to work, while a $25 donation also gets them a Miracle Jeans Day T-shirt.

NCUA to Extend LICU Opt-In Process to State-Chartered Credit Unions

After a letter from the NCUA last month invited more than 1,000 federally chartered credit unions to apply for low-income credit union designation, the agency has announced plans to extend a similar offer to state-chartered credit unions.

Become a Certified Credit Union Volunteer

Board members looking to sharpen their credit union acumen and take their volunteer duties to the next level are encouraged to attend CUNA Volunteer Certification School, a week-long comprehensive program scheduled for late September.

Third-Quarter Results Show Gradual Rebound in Japanese Auto Inventory

Autoland President Jeff Martin discusses how this year’s tragic earthquake in Japan impacted auto inventory, how quickly inventory is returning to normal, and how this affects credit unions.

Bloomberg Investigation Confirms 2010 NWCUA Report on Stimulus Lending

A report released by Bloomberg this week revealed that the Federal Reserve secretly loaned more than $1.2 trillion, confirming published predictions made in recent years by NWCUA CEO John Annaloro.

A Video Message from CUNA President Bill Cheney

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President/CEO Bill Cheney is one of three nationally known financial industry leaders headlining the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting in September. He shares a video message today.

NWCUA 2011 Convention Agenda Packed with Beneficial Learning and Networking Opportunities

The NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting agenda is packed with over 30 workshops designed to improve credit union’s compliance, management of loan portfolios and volunteer boards’ understanding of complex regulations. Four nationally-known speakers will share insight to regulations, effective marketing, technology and grassroots lobbying. The national-level resources are offered at regional-level pricing.

Legal Briefs

Rules and announcements from federal agencies impacting credit unions.

Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

Celebrate the end of the Washington Credit Union League Convention with a night of comedy and have a chance to win one of two iPads.