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Arnould Ramirez, Research and Information Consultant for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues

VOLUNTEER GIFTS: WHAT THE LAW SAYS
updated 10/07/13 01:44 PM
CUs Should Seek Counsel
This year, some credit unions may return to giving members of their board, credit committee, and supervisory committee a small Christmas gift.

These gifts are intended as an expression of appreciation for the many hours contributed by these volunteers.

But in general, compensation for board members, credit committee members, and supervisory committee members is restricted.

Click here to continue reading the latest Research & Information column on Page 19 within the October/November edition of Credit Union Digest

 
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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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As the economy continues to push forward, credit unions need a trusted employee compensation rulebook they can consult.

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
Meet Your CU’s Needs
What is succession planning? And is there a regulation requiring credit unions to have a succession plan in place?