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$71 and Counting Campaign

The League initiated what they are calling the “$71 and Counting” Campaign to raise end of the year funds for the credit union political action committees CULAC and NCULPAC.  The campaign asks credit union staff members and volunteers to contribute $71 to either NCULPAC or CULAC by December 31st.  The $71 appeal represents the annual cost on each credit union member of unnecessary and burdensome regulations that have been piling up since the Financial Crisis in 2008.  The campaign coincides with the advocacy efforts that will be put forth in 2017 to reduce the regulatory burden on America’s credit unions by CUNA, the Leagues, and credit union advocates. {Read The Full Article}

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Bacon Visits NCUL

Congressman-Elect Don Bacon met with League staff on December 5th at the League office.  Mr. Bacon defeated incumbent Congressman Brad Ashford in the U.S. House race in District 2.  District 2 includes Douglas County and west Sarpy County.  {Read The Full Article}

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Loyalty Rewards with ScoreCard®

Loyalty is the most critical metric that credit unions can use to measure performance. Loyal members stay; indifferent members leave. Keeping existing members is easier than finding new ones. Loyal members spread the brand and urge others to join. Loyalty is unquestionably the key to success. Friendly staff, winning smiles, and good member service, however, will only take member loyalty so far today; to stay competitive credit unions must offer compelling card programs and rewards that have real meaning to their members. {Read The Full Article}

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NCUA Chair Rick Metsger to Keynote 2017 League Annual Meeting

Current NCUA Board Chairman Rick Metsger is confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2017 League Annual Meeting scheduled for June 1st in downtown Omaha. {Read The Full Article}

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Nebraska Credit Unions Reach 500,000 Member Milestone

For the first time, Nebraska credit unions have surpassed 500,000 members. Credit union memberships reached 501,273 in the 3rd quarter. More than one in four of the state’s population now participates in the financial benefits of credit union membership. {Read The Full Article}

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Surprising No One, ABA Sues NCUA Over Field of Membership

The American Bankers Association (ABA) filed a lawsuit against the NCUA over the agency’s final field of membership (FOM) rule, which was also published in the Federal Register yesterday.  The lawsuit is very similar to the recent Independent Community Bankers Association’s lawsuit against NCUA over the recent final Member Business Lending (MBL) Rule.  Both lawsuits allege that the NCUA has improperly interpreted the Federal Credit Union Act in its recent FOM and MBL rulemakings. {Read The Full Article}

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General Colin Powell at CUNA GAC

General Colin Powell has served as a soldier, a statesman and a diplomat, among many other roles, for nearly six decades. {Read The Full Article}

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CU Reviews Reveal Fascinating Trends by State

Throughout 2016, the Business Development/Operations team at CU Service Network was on the road meeting with our credit unions. They logged thousands of miles, visiting credit union clients in both metro areas and far-flung corners of four states – Iowa, Nebraska, Idaho, and New Mexico. {Read The Full Article}

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Credit Unions Must Redefine the Digital Experience

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Over $12.6B was invested in FinTech (1) in the first six months of this year, building on more than $19B of investment through 2015. The bar for digital disruption in the financial sector has been firmly set. Put simply, offering online services is no longer a selling point – it’s the standard. {Read The Full Article}

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