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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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CHAPTER FORUM, RECEPTION ENGAGES CUs updated 10/27/14 06:55 PM
Networking and Awards after 'REACH'
Credit union chapter members from across California and Nevada gathered Oct. 23 at the JW Marriott (L.A. Live) in downtown Los Angeles to attend the 2014 Chapter Forum, which offered a full day of valuable networking and educational sessions for attendees who were eager to share individual stories about the work their chapters are accomplishing.

NEEN JAMES CHALLENGES CUs AT 'REACH' updated 10/27/14 04:17 PM
'Time is the New Currency'
By Wednesday afternoon, nearly 700 credit union CEOs, professionals, industry vendors, and guests had attended REACH 2014, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ Annual Meeting and Convention from Oct. 20-22 at the JW Marriott (L.A. LIVE) in downtown Los Angeles.

CFPB, FTC HOST DEBT COLLECTION FORUM updated 10/27/14 03:31 PM
Latino Consumers Discussed
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently hosted an all-day forum on “Debt Collection and the Latino Community,” which brought together consumer advocates, industry professionals, and regulators to discuss how debt collection issues affect Latino consumers, especially those with limited English proficiency (LEP).

FinCEN: QUARTERLY UPDATE ON 'SARs' updated 10/27/14 03:09 PM
Also, Mortgage Service Transfer Guidance
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued its SAR Stats quarterly update, which provides information on Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed through Sept. 30, 2014.