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CUNA UNVEILS ‘UNITE FOR GOOD’ STEPS
updated 03/15/13 11:36 AM
CA and NV CUs Embrace New Resource
California and Nevada credit unions have eagerly adopted the Credit Union National Association's ‘Unite for Good’ initiative, a strategic vision where "Americans choose credit unions as their best financial partner.”

To support ongoing efforts, CUNA has unveiled a new resource with suggested advocacy and service improvement steps credit unions can take to advance this shared vision.

CUNA suggests a variety of action steps, including legislative and grassroots mobilization, regulatory action, political/campaign involvement, and media interaction. Credit unions can also opt for a service excellence and standards initiative, support local financial literacy efforts, or send communications to their members seeking their support.

Each step aligns with the three key goals needed to achieve CUNA's ‘Unite for Good’ vision: removing barriers, creating awareness, and fostering service excellence.

Click here for the checklist of steps.

 
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NV LOAN GROWTH: PRE-RECESSION LEVELS updated 08/19/14 12:28 PM
California Lending Almost Doubles
Industry-wide loan growth at Nevada credit unions in the second quarter nearly hit levels unseen since the same period in 2005—a phenomenon mirroring a positive trend in California and across the nation.

REMOTE DEPOSIT CAPTURE FUNDAMENTALS updated 08/19/14 10:54 AM
Timing, Regs, and Risk Management
Remote deposit capture in home banking and mobile banking is quickly becoming a must-have feature. Although credit unions have many options for how to provide this service, questions abound regarding availability of funds and risk management.

CATALYST LOAN PROGRAM NEARS 50M updated 08/18/14 04:19 PM
California Credit Union Participation
Since its launch a few months ago, Catalyst Corporate FCU’s loan participation program has helped nearly two dozen credit unions—including California credit unions—sell and buy more than $46 million in loans.

CFPB LEADER HEARS OVERDRAFT CONCERNS updated 08/15/14 02:38 PM
Regulatory Issues Discussed
Minimizing the impact of current rules, pending proposals, and contemplated requirements were key themes of a meeting Wednesday between the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).