Posted February 20th, 2012 No Comments
Push Your FIS Portfolio’s Potential with ProDirect®!

Position your financial institution for transactions and balance growth this year! Reach out to your most responsible account holders who don’t already have your credit card with a ProDirect acquisition campaign. We can help you achieve your portfolio growth goals for 2012!

With ProDirect, you set the decision parameters so only those accounts that meet your lending criteria are approved. To help ensure you are CARD Act and Regulation Z compliant, ProDirect now provides debt-to-income calculations based on your specifications. It’s easy to implement FIS does all the work.

Please contact Client Relations or Dan Collins, with any questions you may have.

Posted February 16th, 2012 No Comments
Congratulation’s to the following Save to Win credit union members who have saved and won in January!

30 Lucky Credit Union Members
(Following individuals each won a $50 cash prize)

Jennifer Barnason, Liberty First CU
Shirley Bartels, MembersOwn CU
Brad Bletscher, MembersOwn CU
Carl Ciciulla, Omaha Police FCU
Linda Coffin, SAC FCU
George Day, KEE FCU {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 16th, 2012 No Comments
Free Discovery Webinar Special Feature with President & CEO Jeff Post to Address Credit Union Risks & Opportunities

A new Webinar has been added to the 2012 Discovery Webinar Series. CUNA Mutual Group President & CEO, Jeff Post will present “Navigating Today’s Risks to Capitalize on Today’s Opportunities” on February 29 from 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Central Time. The session is free. {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 16th, 2012 No Comments
Job Opportunity: Member Service Representative

Job Posting: Member Service Rep, cash handling experience required, knowledge of ACH’s, Drafts & ATM balancing.
Monday – Friday 8:15-5:15. One late night per month every other month until 7 P.M.
Contact Susan at Electrical Workers #22 FCU 402 331-3121.

Posted February 16th, 2012 No Comments
NCUL and Centennial Lending Celebrate 5 Years

Centennial Lending, a CUSO funded in 2000, celebrates its 5th year as a Nebraska CUL Strategic Business partner.  Record mortgage volume and strong commercial loan organizations have created another bumper year for loans. {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 15th, 2012 No Comments
CUNA Mutual Launches 2012 Discovery Webinar Series

In 2012, CUNA Mutual Group will continue offering a series of free Discovery webinarsas part of their ongoing commitment to education on issues impacting credit unions.  For more information about the Discovery webinars, including registration instructions, visit the CUNA Mutual Group website.

Posted February 15th, 2012 No Comments
New Report Spotlights CUs’ Nationwide Financial Education Efforts

Approximately 1.6 million consumers received financial counseling and/or advice through a credit union in 2010, according to a new report released by the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF).

The free online report, titled Credit Unions: Focused on Financial Capability Across the Nation, is the result of 10 months of data collection by NCUF and state credit union associations/leagues. It was developed through NCUF’s REAL Solutions program. {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 15th, 2012 No Comments
CFPB Republishes Regulations

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued interim final rules, effective Dec. 30, 2011, that move regulations under the Bureau’s authority from Chapter 2 of Title 12 of the Code of Federal Regulations to Chapter 10 of Title 12.

Among the many regulations moved are:
• Regulation B, Equal Credit Opportunity – moved from 226.2 to 1002;
• Regulation Z, Truth in Lending – moved from 226.26 to 1026; and
• Regulation E, Electronic Funds Transfers – moved from 26.5 to 1005.
A complete list of the regulations moved can be found on the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations website.

Posted February 15th, 2012 No Comments
Cordray Appointed CFPB Director, Names Nonbank Entities as Focus

With newly appointed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray in place, that agency can now take on its full list of responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Act—including the supervision of nonbank financial entities such as mortgage servicers, payday lenders and student loan firms. {Read The Full Article}

Posted February 15th, 2012 No Comments
New Biz Kid$ Season Now Airing

Biz Kid$ has returned for its fifth season, with 13 new episodes now airing on public television stations across the state and the country. In New York State, episodes air Fridays at 5:30 p.m. and repeat Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on WXXI-TV/HD.

Each half-hour episode focuses on a financial theme and profiles inspiring young entrepreneurs and social philanthropists. Hosted by a group of young people, the series teaches the importance of giving back to the community and the basics of smart money management based on national financial literacy educational standards. {Read The Full Article}