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Clarissa Martin, Research and Information Consultant for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues

NCUA SIGNAGE: GETTING IT RIGHT
updated 07/09/13 07:04 AM
CU Digest Examines the Rules
When do credit unions need to use the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) official "advertising statement" or display the agency's official sign?

Knowing when, where, and how to use NCUA’s official statement and sign can be confusing.

“Advertisement,” as used in Part 740, means “a commercial message, in any medium, that is designed to attract public attention or patronage to a product or business.”

In 2011, NCUA amended certain provisions of its official advertising statement rule, housed in Part 740 of its Rules and Regulations. The mandatory compliance date for this rule change went into effect Jan. 1, 2012.

Click here to continue reading and discover the requirements, options, and exceptions to the rule within the latest Asked & Answered column on page 18 in the June/July edition of Credit Union Digest!

 
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EXPERTS GIVE ADVICE TO CREDIT UNIONS updated 09/18/14 11:26 AM
Your Problem: Solved
Risk-based pricing (compliance), creating an operational plan (strategic planning), and making a solid value proposition (marketing) are all highlighted within the latest “Problem? Solved!” column in Credit Union Digest.

GOV. BROWN SIGNS AB 2293 INTO LAW updated 09/18/14 05:06 PM
Relieves CUs of Collateral Burden
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today mandating baseline insurance requirements for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs)—a move that will help credit unions burdened by a significant reduction in collateral value when accidents occur to these companies’ drivers.

SEPTEMBER: NAT'L PREPAREDNESS MONTH updated 09/17/14 09:13 AM
CO-OP Reminds CUs to Be Ready
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck Napa, CA on Aug. 24 serves as a reminder for vigilant disaster preparedness, as members depend on their credit unions more than ever in times of emergency.

ARTICLES CALL ON LAWMAKERS TO ACT updated 09/15/14 02:07 PM
Data Breaches in Focus
Various opinion articles defending the credit union movement’s stance on data breaches were published in five regional and community newspapers across California and Nevada within the past week as the latest data theft incident at national retailer Home Depot continues to be critiqued in the media spotlight.