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PolicyWorks Partnership Now Provides Credit Unions with Access to 60+ Policies

 

The Nebraska Credit Union League has partnered with PolicyWorks to provide member credit unions with on-going compliance support.  Affiliated credit unions receive regular compliance information (e-newsletter, Q&A’s, compliance bulletins, etc.) and 24/7 compliance support. {Read The Full Article}

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New York Event Kicks-Off International Year of the Cooperative

“Cooperative enterprises build a better world” is the official slogan of the 2012 International Year of Cooperatives – a United Nations declaration and global campaign to educate the public about the benefits of cooperatives.  The International Year of Cooperatives presents a unique opportunity to build awareness of cooperatives in all fields of enterprise.   {Read The Full Article}

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Five Elements of A Good Auto-Loan Refinance Campaign

In the wake of the consumer movement to shift deposits from big banks to credit unions, culminating in Banks Transfer Day on November 5, credit union loan-to-share ratios are likely to drop significantly. And raising them will be difficult, given the continuing poor forecast for loan demand. {Read The Full Article}

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León-Decker Nomination Hearing Reportedly Set For Nov. 17

The Credit Union Times reported that the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing for National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board nominee Carla León-Decker on Nov. 17, 2011. León-Decker was nominated last month by President Obama and would replace Gigi Hyland, whose six-year term expired on Aug. 2. {Read The Full Article}

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The Times, They are ‘a Changin’: How to Ensure Your Credit Union Survives in the New Environment

As economic and industry experts re-adjust their predictions of recovery for the umpteenth time since the economic downturn of 2008, credit unions are faced with the realities of staying viable and competitive in a new business environment that no one wants to call “normal.” {Read The Full Article}

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Impact of Bank Transfer Day…An Estimated 140 New Accounts Opened.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, was a momentous a day in the credit union movement. When industry analysts and historians look at and back on Bank Transfer Day, it will undoubtedly be viewed as a turning point of credit union awareness.  {Read The Full Article}

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Former CUNA Head Dan Mica Makes Five Predictions Regarding the Future of the Credit Union Industry at New Hampshire Event

Dan Mica, CEO of Daniel A. Mica, LLC (The DMA Group) and former Florida congressman, recently predicted over one million consumers will transfer their business from banks or other financial institutions to credit unions by year’s end.   {Read The Full Article}

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Is the Role of Credit Cards Really Changing in Today’s Economy?

Credit cards continue to be the number one financial relationship between a credit union and its members. A credit card is a necessity in our society. Consumers can’t book a flight, rent a car or reserve a hotel room without a credit card. {Read The Full Article}

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Election Analyst Charlie Cook to Speak at GAC

CUNA recently announced that Wash­ington’s most trusted voice on all things political, Charlie Cook, will join Condoleezza Rice and journalistic duo, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, as a keynote speaker for its 2012 GAC. {Read The Full Article}

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Credit Unions Featured in Alternative Lending Summit

The week of November 7th was designated as “Money Smart Week” and several groups in Lincoln organized an “Alternative Lending Summit” which featured credit unions as a smart choice for Nebraska consumers.  The summit was hosted by the Human Services Federation and the Economic Justice Team of Lincoln.  The summit consisted of two sessions including one for Nebraska state senators and their staffs, and the other for case workers in Lincoln who work with the financially vulnerable. {Read The Full Article}

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