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Longtime Cornerstone Employee Sandy Arnesen Passes Away
July 22, 2016

The Cornerstone Credit Union League is saddened to announce that longtime employee Sandy Arnesen passed away on Nov. 20, 2015.

FAA Credit Union Changes Name to True Sky Credit Union
July 22, 2016

FAA Credit Union is charting a new course this month with a fresh name, True Sky Credit Union. Inspired by the organization’s aviation roots, the refreshed identity better positions the community credit union for continued growth throughout the Oklahoma City metro area. Immediate steps to launch the new branding for the company have begun. 

NCUA Board Approves Hi-Tech Improvements and Lengthening Exam Cycle in 2017-2021 Strategic Plan; Expects No Change to FCU Op Fee
July 22, 2016

The National Credit Union Administration, in its July board meeting Thursday, approved its 2017-21 Strategic Plan. The plan, first introduced for comment at its January 2016 open board meeting, summarizes internal and external factors affecting the agency and the credit union system, evaluates NCUA programs and risks, and provides goals and objectives.

CFPB Wants to Hear from You on Payday Loans
July 22, 2016

When cash is tight, some people turn to payday and similar loans to make ends meet. Though these loans offer quick access to money, they often carry an average annual interest rate of over 300 percent, in addition to other fees. For some people these loans become debt traps.

Extended Auto Loan Terms Result in Higher Delinquencies
July 22, 2016

A recent study conducted by TransUnion paints a worrying picture for certain sectors of the auto lending industry. The research by the credit information giant found that longer loan terms coincide with more risk and delinquency.

Economic Growth Outlook Unchanged for Second Half of 2016, but Post-Brexit Uncertainty Casts Shadow
July 22, 2016

According to Fannie Mae, the economic growth outlook for the second half of the year remains unchanged from the prior forecast at about 2.0 percent, according to Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group's July 2016 Economic and Housing Outlook.

NCUA Marketing and Social Media Webinar Will Help Credit Unions Boost Their Brands
July 22, 2016

Credit unions can learn how to use social media to increase web traffic, improve brand identity, and boost lending during the National Credit Union Administration’s upcoming webinar, “Marketing – Effective Use of Social Media.”

New CDD Regulations Affect Many Areas of Your CU, Including BSA
July 22, 2016

New customer due diligence (CDD) regulations were effective July 11, 2016, and credit unions must comply by May 11, 2018. These regulations affect many areas of the credit union especially new member account opening processes. If you are a small or large institution you must comply with these new rules.

38 CU Leaders Graduate from Southwest CUNA Management School
July 21, 2016

On July 20, at the 44th graduation ceremony of Southwest CUNA Management School, the 38 students of the Class of 2016 received their diplomas. The reception, dinner, and formal ceremonies were held on the Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

15 CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec Applicants Advance, 3 from Cornerstone Region
July 21, 2016

Public voting has ended and CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec has announced its Top 15 applicants for 2016. CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec (NTCUE) competition, held in partnership with DDJ Myers and powered by Currency, searches for emerging leaders age 35 and under from within the credit union industry.

TrustUS FCU to Merge with Texas Trust CU
July 21, 2016

TrustUS Federal Credit Union of Midlothian and Texas Trust Credit Union of Arlington today announced that they will merge. The partnership between the two credit unions has been approved by regulators and by TrustUS FCU members and will fully commence when a new Midlothian branch opens in September.

Date Event Location
7/25/2016 - 7/26/2016 Women's Leadership Conference Dallas, TX
7/26/2016 Fort Worth Chapter Meeting Fort Worth, TX
7/27/2016 Bankruptcy Seminar Dallas, TX
7/27/2016 FREE Audio Conference: What Changed and What's Changing? Looking at TCPA and MLA -
8/2/2016 Foundation FOCUS Train the Trainer Houston, TX
8/3/2016 Taste of Simulation Webinar Online
8/4/2016 - 8/5/2016 Young Professionals Conference Dallas, TX
8/6/2016 Houston Chapter Volleyball Tournament Houston, TX
8/8/2016 - 8/10/2016 HR Conference Galveston, TX
8/8/2016 - 8/10/2016 Compliance & Audit Conference Galveston, TX
8/9/2016 Houston Chapter Meeting Houston, TX
8/9/2016 Fort Worth Chapter Bowling Tournament Fort Worth, TX