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CO-OP SUPPORTS 'SHOP FOR MIRACLES'
updated 04/25/14 11:02 AM
Fundraising Program for CMN
CO-OP Financial Services is supporting Shop for Miracles—a one-day charitable program to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals—through its Miracle Match Program.

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the World Council of Credit Unions, and CMN Hospitals have come together for the Shop for Miracles program taking place on International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16.

Each time members use their credit union-issued credit or debit card on that day, participating credit unions will donate $0.25 or a pre-determined amount to CMN Hospitals. To further the cause, CO-OP will provide matching funds starting at dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 for approved credit union applications.

“Last year we sponsored a pilot program with the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues which resulted in CO-OP providing a match of more than $27,000 to the funds raised by 11 participating credit unions,” said Stan Hollen, president/CEO, CO-OP Financial Services. “In 2014 credit unions across the country have the opportunity to support their local children’s hospital and be engaged in their communities in a very meaningful way on International Credit Union Day.”

CO-OP is accepting applications for Shop for Miracles matching funds until Sept. 30. Credit unions can apply via the CO-OP website at www.co-opfs.org/miracle-match.

 
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SUPP. CAPITAL FOR RBC GAINS ADVOCATE updated 12/16/14 11:04 AM
McWatters Supports Model for CUs
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Member J. “Mark” McWatters recently said he supports including a supplemental capital provision in the agency's risk-based capital (RBC) rule to help credit unions meet the rule’s requirements.

CU DIRECT TO DONATE 20K TO CMN updated 12/16/14 11:03 AM
‘20 for 20’ Anniversary Campaign
CU Direct, the nation’s leading provider of lending, automotive, and strategic solutions for credit unions, is celebrating its 20th anniversary by holding a contest to donate $20,000 to one of the nation’s Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

NCUA MAY BE LIABLE FOR DATA BREACH updated 12/16/14 10:05 AM
Flash Drive with Member Info Lost
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) confirmed on Dec. 15 that a flash drive containing the personal information of Palm Springs FCU member was lost during a recent audit. The loss of data includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and account information.

PREPARE FOR HEALTH CARE REQUIREMENTS updated 12/16/14 09:42 AM
Also, Digital Media and Marketing
Federal health care law requirements, creating a quick digital message, and the marriage of innovation with marketing are all highlighted within the latest “Problem? Solved!” column in Credit Union Digest!