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CU DIGEST LAUNCHES NEW COLUMN
updated 12/18/13 12:33 PM
'Where's The Heat' Debuts
Does your credit union need that extra spark of inspiration, discussion, or analysis to drive your initiatives and goals to success?

The editors of Credit Union Digest have introduced “Where’s The Heat? Hot Topics That Won’t Waste Your Time”—a NEW column delivering strategic advice from leaders of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ business units!

This invigorating, thought-provoking mainstay is geared to provide you with at least one golden nugget of information that will assist your credit union in the areas of strategic planning, media, health-benefits, compliance, and marketing. Take a dive inside pages 10-11 to explore the following topics:

  • No Interference—learn the difference between strategy and planning with Mark Klinkert of Professional Solutions.
  • Take Small Steps—explore how to effectively step into the realm of digital media with Joe Keller of C-Sun Studios.
  • Health Care Law: Stay Focused—navigate the new health care arena with valuable tips from Lynn Athens of CU Vitality.
  • Are You Ready?—stay on top of new mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with Rita Fillingane of CU Roots Services.
  • The Power of E-mail—take a closer look at how e-mail remains an indispensable tool in today’s world of digital and social media with George Sun of Image Arc Marketing Solutions.

Click here to read the entire Where’s The Heat column within the December 2013/January 2014 edition of Credit Union Digest on Pages 10-11!

 
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SAN MATEO CU CEO TO RETIRE updated 08/29/14 04:49 PM
Barry Jolette Served 27 Years
San Mateo CU board of directors announced its CEO Barry Jolette will retire after 27 years of service. He has demonstrated a close dedication to the credit union movement through his various leadership roles on local, national, and international levels. He served as the California Credit Union League Chairman in 1996; and in 1997, he was elected to the Credit Union National Association board of directors and named its chair in 2001 (until 2003)..

NCUF RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT updated 08/29/14 02:44 PM
Activities From Last 12 Months
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) released its 2013-2014 Annual Report, entitled “Improving People’s Financial Lives through Credit Unions.” The report highlights the organization's program and grant activities during the past 12 months.

WEEKLY E-FILING BILL SIGNED INTO LAW updated 08/28/14 02:18 PM
Will Streamline Reports for CUs
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2298, legislation that will allow financial institutions which hold local agency deposits to submit their weekly reports to the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) electronically rather than through U.S. mail.

RMJ GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES 41k updated 08/27/14 12:56 PM
Event Attracts Nearly 100 Players
The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation/CUNA Mutual Golf Tournament, held Aug. 18 at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, CA, raised $41,000 for the state foundation for credit unions in California and Nevada.