Posted April 18th, 2017 No Comments
CUNA Mutual Group Named 2017 Celent Model Insurer

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group has won a 2017 Celent Model Insurer Award in the digital and omnichannel technology category for its TruStage® simplified-issue term life insurance product. The recognition by Celent, a global research and advisory firm in the financial services and insurance industries, highlights the company’s innovative, consumer brand TruStage. {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Optimize with CSCU

For FIS Processed Credit Unions.  This is an Opportunity to Grow Your Card Program With Portfolio Growth Solutions & Credit Line Management.

CSCU is proud to offer the new Optimize product suite which includes *Portfolio Growth Solutions and Credit Line Management. {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Money Smart Week: April 22nd

April 22-29, 2017

April is also National Financial Literacy Month

In honor of Money Smart Nebraska Week, the Nebraska State Capitol will be lit up green from April 28-30. {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Lending Workshop: Larry B Hits It Out of The Park

Besides being on the USSSA World Champion Softball Team, Larry Biernacki knows a little something about Lending.  The retired CEO of Arkansas FCU brought his A game to our attendees at the 2017 Lending Workshop.  {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Help Credit Unions for Kids Change a Child’s Life

It’s amazing what a little pocket change can do to help a child at a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Credit unions locally and across the nation are participating in Change a Child’s Life, a coin drive benefiting their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Annual Meeting and Convention

ENGAGE 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Annual Meeting and Convention!  Please go to the CONVENTION PAGE to check out the events and register! {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Credit Union Bills Find Support in 105th Legislature

The Nebraska Legislature is two-thirds the way through its 90-day session.  For much of the first half of the session, the Legislature has been mired down in filibusters with the Rules and various controversial bills.  {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
CAPITOL CLUB CLASSIC

The NCUL’s Annual Capitol Club Classic golf outing is scheduled for Thursday, May 11th at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Eagle, Nebraska.  There will be a shotgun start at 12:00pm and following golf will be dinner sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group and the awarding of team and individual prizes.  {Read The Full Article}

Posted April 17th, 2017 No Comments
Budgeting for Teens

The Nebraska Credit Union League (NCUL), along with Centris FCU employees, brought the Mad City Money simulation to the Teen Center, an Omaha Burke high school after school program.  These teens tried to stay on budget while visiting 9 different merchants, who aggressively, tried to sell them the most expensive goods and services. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
5 Reasons to Make Convenience a Strategic Priority

Consumer demand for convenience is impacting the customer experience like never before. As one credit union representative put it in this short video, “technology has spoiled us completely. Everything’s about accessibility, being convenient.” {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
Nebraska CU’s Advocate at GAC

There were 30 credit union staff and volunteers from Nebraska credit unions and the League who traveled to Washington D.C. for the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in late February.  This year’s GAC recorded more than 5,000 credit union advocates from across the Country in attendance.  The primary focus of the GAC is the Hill visits made by advocates during the conference.  Nebraska’s credit union advocates went to the Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday to meet with Nebraska’s Congressional Delegation. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
CUNA Mutual Group Reports Strong Financial Results for 2016

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group today reported strong 2016 financial earnings and operating results, including record revenues and income for the third straight year. Total revenue rose to $3.3 billion, an increase of 4.7 percent from 2015. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
The Nebraska CRASHER

Written by Dan Marquez, LincOne FCU

This year I was selected to represent Nebraska credit unions young professionals by ‘CRASHING’ the Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), in Washington D.C.  What an honorable privilege this was to experience the Credit Union Movement in full force with over 5,000 innovators.  I have never been so touched by the kindness and compassion of so many, of whom are a part of this cooperative trust.  {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
Military Lending Act & LOANLINER Credit Card Documents

The October 3, 2017 mandatory compliance date for the Department of Defense’s Military Lending Act (MLA) final rule relating to credit card accounts will soon be upon us.  And we know credit unions may have questions on how to comply with the MLA for credit card accounts, LOANLINER® Compliance Solutions offers the following information on their credit card document solution. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
Improve the Credit Worthiness of Your Membership

According to a recent study released by the Nerd Wallet, the average household with credit card debt has balances totaling $16,748.  One key finding from the study is that debt has grown, because the rise in the cost of living has outpaced income over the past 13 years, particular medical costs and food.  And the trends don’t look like they will changing soon. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
CUNA Mutual Group Named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group has been recognized as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
Centris FCU and WOWT Channel 6 Team Up

Centris Federal Credit Union and WOWT Channel 6 News have entered into an exclusive partnership to bring consumers financial news they can use. With Dave Webber as their spokesman, every 3rd Thursday of the month during the 6 pm news hour, the Centris Federal Credit Union Financial Minute will be presented. Centris will also appear every quarter on an episode of Channel 6 “Moms Everyday”. {Read The Full Article}

Posted March 16th, 2017 No Comments
Year-End Data For Nebraska Credit Unions

Year-end data is now available in CUAnalyzer for all Nebraska credit unions. On a national level credit union loan growth continued its double-digit pace, the average member relationship expanded to its highest level ever, and the loan-to-share ratio is at its highest rate since 2009. Locally, how did Nebraska credit unions compare in the fourth quarter of 2016? {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 21st, 2017 No Comments
Register Now for the NCUL Lending Workshop

NCUL will host a Lending Workshop on March 22nd and 23rd in Lincoln at the Embassy Suites.  You won’t want to miss out on this great educational opportunity.  We have a fabulous speaker lined up.  Larry Biernacki is a former CEO at Arkansas FCU.  Larry has spent over 30 years involved in the credit union/banking industry. {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 21st, 2017 No Comments
NCUL Provides Mad City Money to OPS Students

The League continues to partner with the Omaha Public Schools Academy of Business (AOB) program by bringing Mad City Money to their sophomores.  On February 10th, 70 sophomores from three area high schools, participated in the interactive financial budgeting simulation.  Each student was given a profile which included an occupation, salary, spouse, child, and of course…debt.  In 90 minutes, they travel from merchant to merchant and buy necessities while trying to stay within their monthly budget.

Special thanks to all the volunteers from UNO, the AOB advisory board, and Centris FCU for being the merchants during the simulation.

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