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  • Membership Dues Packets Mailed November 27

    Dec
    12
    Membership Dues Packets Mailed November 27

    By now, all affiliated credit union Presidents/CEOs should have received our membership dues packet in the mail. The packets were mailed November 27.

    Posted By Susan Dyer read more
  • U.S. Sen. Blunt Cosponsors Regulatory Relief Bill (S. 2155)

    Dec
    12
    U.S. Sen. Blunt Cosponsors Regulatory Relief Bill (S. 2155)

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) recently cosponsored the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S.2155). This bipartisan legislation would roll back excessive red tape on credit unions, and strengthen consumer protections for veterans, senior citizens, and victims of fraud. 

    Posted By Nora Revie read more
  • Frank Shoffner New CU of America President; Bob Thurman Retiring in 2018

    Dec
    11
    Frank Shoffner New CU of America President; Bob Thurman Retiring in 2018

    Frank Shoffner has been name Credit Union of America's new President, effective December 1, 2017. Current President and CEO, Bob Thurman, will be retiring in March.

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  • West Community Credit Union Finalizes Merger

    Dec
    11
    West Community Credit Union Finalizes Merger

    West Community Credit Union announced the completion of the merger with APEX Financial Credit Union (Florissant, MO).

    Posted By Bridget Bowles read more
  • Don't Forget About TurboTax Discounts!

    Dec
    10
    Don't Forget About TurboTax Discounts!

    Last year 34.6 million American's filed their taxes using TurboTax. Odds are pretty good your members were some of them! Don't let them miss out on the discounts you can provide to them. Special improvements for your self-employed members this year. 

    Posted By Bridget Bowles read more
  • Fairy Godmothers: Every Account Holder Should Have One

    Dec
    09
    Fairy Godmothers: Every Account Holder Should Have One

    Do your members feel left in the dark as to just how much they can overdraft. Will it be $200? $500? $1,000? It all depends on what the bank or credit union deems they can afford to pay back, and that amount can change frequently. This is no fairy tale; overdraft limit variability can happen to anyone whose financial institution relies on this type of undisclosed program.”

    Posted By Bridget Bowles read more
  • Registration Open for Kansas Day at the Capitol!

    Dec
    05
    Registration Open for Kansas Day at the Capitol!

    This just in--registration is open for the Kansas Day at the Capitol on January 31. Guest speakers include Speaker of the House Ron Ryckman and Speaker Pro Tem Scott Schwab. 

    Posted By Nora Revie read more
  • Let's Get this Get Regulatory Relief Bill to the Senate Floor

    Dec
    05
    Let's Get this Get Regulatory Relief Bill to the Senate Floor

    The U.S. Senate Banking Committee passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) yesterday. The next step is to get it to the Senate Floor... and we need your help reaching out to U.S. Senators! 

    Posted By Nora Revie read more
  • Safeguard Your Members’ Confidentiality

    Dec
    04
    Safeguard Your Members’ Confidentiality

    Data breaches, hacked, stolen data and identity theft are all terms we’ve become accustomed to hearing. Credit unions can perform a review of daily practices to help minimize the risks and protect member information from fraudsters. 

    Posted By Bridget Bowles read more
  • Fiduciary Rule Transition Period Extended

    Dec
    04
    Fiduciary Rule Transition Period Extended

    The Department of Labor finalized an 18-month extension the fiduciary rule’s applicability date. In the meantime, what should credit unions do during the extended transition time? 

    Posted By Susan Dyer read more

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