100 Days video thumbWhat's Next for Cornerstone?

Cornerstone Credit Union League's new CEO, Caroline Willard, has completed her first 100 days. In this video series, she discusses her vision for the future of your association.

Infosight Highlight: Loans–Interest Rate and FCUs
August 18, 2017

The Federal Credit Union Act permits federal credit unions to make loans and extend lines of credit to members but prohibits FCUs from charging an annual percentage rate (APR), inclusive of all finance charges, above 15 percent. The Act, however, permits the NCUA board, after considering certain statutory criteria, to establish a higher interest rate ceiling in 18-month cycles. (The Federal Credit Union Act: Section 1757(5)(A)(vi))

Pending Regulatory Comment Calls
August 18, 2017

The following table shows pending regulatory proposals quickly coming to deadline. Cornerstone and Credit Union National Association will be submitting comments. Credit unions are encouraged to use PowerComment to file comment letters with regulators. 

Texas Legislature Special Session Round-Up
August 18, 2017

The first called session of the 85th Texas Legislature ended this week. The primary goal of the special session was achieved with the passage of legislation that reauthorizes the continued existence of several state agencies that went through the sunset process that would have otherwise expired after the sunset bills died during the regular session.

PrimeWay FCU Selects CU Resources to Conduct Search for EVP/COO
August 18, 2017

Credit Union Resources has been selected to conduct a search for the position of executive vice president/COO for PrimeWay Federal Credit Union in Houston, Texas.

Just Exactly What Kind of Audit Am I Getting (Part I)
August 18, 2017

Exactly what kind of audit am I getting? Is there really more than one kind?

Free Payments Council Webinar Aug. 21 on EMV: Now and Beyond
August 18, 2017

The United States is in the midst of moving to the Europay-Mastercard-Visa (EMV) standard "chip cards" for credit and debit card transactions. Learn all about it at our upcoming webinar, EMV: Now and Beyond, hosted by the Cornerstone Payments Council.

Early Bird Deadline for Branch Manager Workshop Is Aug. 28
August 18, 2017

Branches are the hub of the credit union, and branch managers are the hub of the branch. Come learn how to excel at your leadership and management role. Join us for the 2017 Branch Manager Workshop, where we discuss how to build a team that works together for common goals and learn how to coach and motivate your team to commit to their success and yours. Save money by registering before the early bird deadline of Aug. 28.

NYIB conference attendees
Cornerstone Stars Take Home Awards for Youth Financial Education
August 17, 2017

At the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) annual conference, held the last week of July in Boston, Mass., the spotlight of achievement shined on those individuals and credit unions whose efforts went above and beyond in the realm of youth financial education.

Resource One Credit Union Supports the Credit Unions Care Ride
August 17, 2017

In July, Cornerstone Credit Union League began their annual Credit Unions Care “CU Ride” motorcycle tour that travels to cities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas to deliver stuffed animals to kids at local children’s hospitals.

United Texas Credit Union Changes Charter and Share Insurance
August 17, 2017

American Share Insurance, the nation's only alternative to federal share insurance, is pleased to announce the recent conversion of the Texas-based, $245 million United Texas Credit Union from a federal to a state charter, and from federal to private share insurance provided by American Share.

Bucking the Trend
How Credit Unions Cracked the Code on HELOCs
August 17, 2017

Home equity lines of credit would normally thrive in a market with rising prices and where many older homeowners are loath to sell. But HELOC activity is actually on the decline in all but one corner of the industry: credit unions.

Date Event Location
8/21/2017 Webinar - EMV: Now and Beyond Online
8/22/2017 Small Credit Union Workshop Houston, TX
8/23/2017 Small Credit Union Workshop Corpus Christi, TX
8/24/2017 Foundation FOCUS Train the Trainer Oklahoma City, OK
8/24/2017 CU Ride Dallas, TX
8/24/2017 San Angelo Chapter Meeting San Angelo, TX
8/25/2017 CU Ride Fort Worth, TX
8/28/2017 South Central Arkansas Chapter Meeting Malvern, AR
8/29/2017 HR Roundtable Little Rock, AR
8/29/2017 Webinar - Weathering the Storm: Effective Crisis Communication Online
8/31/2017 Biz Kid$ Informational Webinar Online
9/6/2017 Foundation Golf Tournament San Antonio, TX