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NCUA's New Risk-Based Capital Proposal

Call to Action: Comment on NCUA's Risk-based Capital Rule before the May 28 Deadline
April 17, 2014

The National Credit Union Administration is accepting comments on its proposal to establish a risk-based capital rule for credit unions, and the deadline for submitting comments is May 28. Your comment is urgently needed now.

Register Today to Become a Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
April 17, 2014

Through the Cornerstone Credit Union League’s REAL Solutions program and the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation, Cornerstone credit unions have an opportunity to take advantage of a Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP).

CU Chapters Download PZC V. 14
April 17, 2014

April's Project Zip Code drive is well underway, and already 106 Cornerstone credit unions have updated to the new software Version 14.0.

Filene Seeking CUs to Test Trust Card
April 17, 2014

The Filene Research Institute is looking for credit unions to test the Trust Card, a debt reduction program, in their accessible financial services incubator funded by a Ford Foundation grant.

Cornerstone Taking its Orientation Program on the Road
April 17, 2014

The Cornerstone Credit Union League is taking its popular Orientation program on the road. This one-day program is being offered on select dates in May and June, and offers a comprehensive overview of the products, services and resources available through Cornerstone, the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation, and Credit Union Resources.

CFPB Proposes Revision to Rule Protecting Consumers Sending Money Internationally
April 16, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) yesterday proposed revisions to its international money transfer rule. The revisions are intended to preserve the rule’s new consumer protections while providing federally insured institutions, such as banks and credit unions, with additional time to provide exact disclosures in certain cases.

Growth Strategies: River Town FCU Loan Manager Shares Four Ways to Grow Your Loan Portfolio
April 16, 2014

Feeling more confident, consumers seem to be loosening their purse strings and borrowing more. Consumer borrowing climbed $16.5 billion in February, up from a $13.5 billion gain in January, according to the Federal Reserve. And the $18.9 billion increase in borrowing in the category that covers autos and student loans was reportedly the biggest one-month gain since February 2013.

CUs Need to Help Members Figure Out a Realistic Retirement Plan, CBSI Wealth Management Director Says
April 16, 2014

The collision of economics, demographics, and longevity is raising credit union member concerns on income sustainability during retirement, according to Hendrix Niemann, managing director of wealth management for CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI).

Southwest Lending Conference: Social Media is an Effective Tool, if Used Strategically
April 16, 2014

Social media is reinventing how business is done, and while many financial institutions are now using social media, Wendy Bryant-Beswick, chief marketing officer for Generations FCU, is concerned that they might be doing so without a strategy. Bryant-Beswick is a breakout session presenter at the Cornerstone Credit Union League’s Southwest Lending Conference May 14-15 in Austin, Texas.

Date Event Location
4/17/2014 Greater Oklahoma Chapter Meeting Oklahoma City, OK
4/17/2014 Permian Chapter Meeting Midland, TX
4/17/2014 Wright Patman Chapter Meeting Texarkana, TX
4/22/2014 - 4/24/2014 Annual Meeting & Expo San Antonio, TX
4/22/2014 Fort Worth Chapter Meeting Fort Worth, TX
5/5/2014 - 5/9/2014 MBL Boot Camp Series Dallas, TX
5/6/2014 Cornerstone Road Show Houston, TX
5/12/2014 Central Texas Chapter Golf Tournament Waco, TX
5/12/2014 - 5/14/2014 Principles & Philosophy Conference Dallas, TX
5/13/2014 - 5/14/2014 IRA Seminars Dallas, TX
5/14/2014 - 5/16/2014 Southwest Lending Conference Austin, TX
5/15/2014 Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting Galveston, TX