Compliance Center: Safe Harbor Obtained!

Get the low down on the recent MLO training course; your question answered about money laundering red flags; plus this week’s legal briefs.

MAP Helps Credit Unions Understand the Market for Mobile Wallets

What are mobile wallets and how will they affect your members? Member Access Pacific has released a white paper covering the options available to consumers, and the forces that will shape the future of mobile payments.

NWCUA’s Troy Stang Kicks Off Series on CEO Perspectives

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the year that was, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. First up: Troy Stang, president and CEO of the Northwest Credit Union Association.

CFPB Releases Four Guides on Managing Someone Else’s Money

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just released four guides to help financial caregivers understand their role as a fiduciary.

NWCUA Adds Communications Evangelist to Spread the Credit Union Story

Gary M. Stein, a longtime a journalist and former Managing Editor for Custom Publications at The Oregonian in Portland, has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as its member communications evangelist.

Credit Union Directors to Learn Effective Governance Model at Volunteers’ Conference

Credit union directors will be more effective if they understand the difference between governance and management, and which of those roles they should play. Steve Winninger, a renowned credit union industry consultant, will enlighten directors by sharing the Policy Governance® model at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference June 7-9.

The Nuts and Bolts of Credit Union Finances for Volunteers

Jim This, president of the Paragon Group and a featured presenter at the upcoming NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference, discusses the role a strong board can play in the day-to-day operations of a credit union.

Seven Risks a Director Must Understand to Fulfill the ‘Duty of Care’

CPA Linda Keith, a speaker at the Volunteers Conference, outlines directors’ responsibilities under Regulation 704.4(b) and some tips to ensure volunteers can meet these standards.

Free NCUA Webinar on ALLL

Sponsored by NCUA’s Office of Examination and Insurance and the Office of the Chief Economist, the webinar is free and will facilitate credit unions’ understanding of the 2006 Interagency Policy Statement on the topic.