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Only Days Left to Comment on NCUA's MBL Proposal
August 28, 2015

The National Credit Union Administration's member business lending proposal remains open for comments until Monday, Aug. 31. Bankers are well aware of this deadline too, and they're making the most of it. We must counterbalance their off-base complaints about the beneficial aspects for credit unions in this proposal.

Texas Trust Employees Donation
Texas Trust Employees Donate Nearly $6,000 to Children First Counseling
August 28, 2015

In lieu of taking a floating holiday, a group of Texas Trust Credit Union employees pooled money from their paychecks and donated it to Children First Counseling Center. A check for $5,812.64 was donated to the non-profit, which is one of a few agencies in North Texas that provides "play therapy" for abused children.

Dallas Credit Union Scholarship Recipients Announced
August 28, 2015

Recipients of the “Funding the Future” Scholarship Program at Dallas Credit Union have been announced, with three recent high school graduates named. Brooke Wilson, Mayra Cardenas, and Madeline Oles each received $1,000 toward their college expenses for the 2015-16 school year.

Nearly 40 Billion U.S. Purchase Transactions in First Six Months of 2015
August 28, 2015

During the first half of the year, consumers in the U.S. generated 39.58 billion purchase transactions for goods and services at merchants using their cards. The average transaction size was $67.49.

World Council’s Branch Calls for Young Adult Membership Growth
August 28, 2015

For credit unions to remain competitive in the future, they must offer the types of products and services that young members demand, Brian Branch, World Council of Credit Unions president/CEO, said in a recent blog post.

NCUA Outlines Procedures for Handling Sensitive Information
August 28, 2015

Recently updated examination procedures from the National Credit Union Administration are intended to strengthen safeguards for data received electronically during an examination.

Only One Week Left to Help Your Chapter Earn $$$ During Profile Update Campaign
August 28, 2015

Credit Union Resources is still giving $1 to each chapter for every person in that chapter who updates his/her profile and chapters are earning big bucks. Since the profile update campaign began on April 1, more than 1,600 people have updated their individual profile, which translates to $1,600 toward the chapters in which those individuals belong. 

Managers Roundtable
Register Today for the 2015 Managers Roundtable and ARCUPAC Golf Tourney
August 28, 2015

CEOs and key management staff always look forward to the annual Managers Roundtable to share best practices and strategies. This year's event takes place in Branson, Missouri, Sept. 23–25 at the Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing.

Zack Merrill
T3 Train the Trainer Roundtable Features Zack Merrill
August 28, 2015

Cornerstone Credit Union League is hosting a T3 (Train-the-Trainer) Roundtable on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Marriott RiverCenter in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to training and events expert Tamra Fairbrother, the six-hour event features training professional and consultant Zack Merrill.

Many Ways to Submit Comments on NCUA's Proposed MBL Rule
August 27, 2015

Now is the time to submit your comment letters regarding National Credit Union Administration's proposed member business lending (MBL) rule. With the onslaught of banker's letters protesting its benefits for credit unions, we need to counterbalance the negative with the positive. The deadline for comments is Aug. 31.

Southwest 66 CEO Cahill
Southwest 66 CU Receives CDFI Certification for Community Development and Financing Activities
August 27, 2015

Southwest 66 Credit Union has announced its certification by the US Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. Currently, there are only 808 organizations certified in the United States, including loan funds, credit unions, and community banks.

Date Event Location
8/31/2015 South Central Arkansas Chapter Meeting Malvern, AR
9/3/2015 East Texas Chapter Meeting Longview, TX
9/8/2015 Amarillo Area Chapter Training Amarillo, TX
9/8/2015 Amarillo Area Chapter Meeting Amarillo, TX
9/9/2015 Foundation Golf Tournament San Antonio, TX
9/9/2015 T3 - Roundtables San Antonio, TX
9/10/2015 Coastal Bend Chapter Meeting Corpus Christi, TX
9/10/2015 - 9/12/2015 Leadership Conference & Expo San Antonio, TX
9/12/2015 CU Ride San Antonio, TX
9/15/2015 El Paso Chapter Training Event El Paso, TX
9/15/2015 CU Ride Fort Worth, TX
9/15/2015 Dallas Chapter Bowling Tournament Plano, TX