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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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THE HOME EQUITY OPPORTUNITY IS BACK updated 09/29/14 11:10 AM
However, 1st Mortgage Originations Drop
Even as total real estate loans for California credit unions in the second quarter of this year matched the all-time high in late 2008, it’s a different story for the “other real estate loans” category—primarily home equity loans, which are off by 38 percent.

2014 CU STAFF COMPENSATION SURVEY updated 09/29/14 10:16 AM
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PROACTIVE WAYS TO BUILD CU CHAMPIONS updated 09/29/14 10:02 AM
Building Relationships is Vital
Credit union leaders passionate about political advocacy recently met with candidates throughout California and Nevada to show the industry’s support of their campaigns, including Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-CA, Brian Sandoval, governor of Nevada, and Pat Bates, candidate for California State Senate District 36 and current fifth district county supervisor for Orange County.

SUCCESSION PLANNING: CRITICAL AREAS updated 09/29/14 09:37 AM
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What is succession planning? And is there a regulation requiring credit unions to have a succession plan in place?