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CU Ride revs up next week in Oklahoma City and Tulsa on Oct. 13, and in Tyler, Texas, on Oct. 15. And you can still be a part of it.
Rick Ramirez has been promoted to vice president of operational accounting for Security Service Federal Credit Union, where he is responsible for managing the operational accounting department, including wire transfers, accounts payable, cash management, and general ledger reconciliations. Ramirez previously served as assistant vice president of operational accounting.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday sent a letter to mortgage industry trade groups regarding the Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, which becomes effective October 3. The rule, also called the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, requires easier-to-use mortgage disclosure forms that clearly lay out the terms of a mortgage for a borrower.
The interdependency of the payments system leaves financial institutions that dedicate numerous resources to security at the mercy of merchants who often don’t make those efforts, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote in The Hill last week. Nussle’s op-ed was written in response to a retailer op-ed on the state of the payments industry.
Changes to force-placement of flood insurance and exemptions for detached structures payments are effective as of last week, and the National Credit Union Administration sent out a regulatory alert detailing changes.
The National Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. CU 4 Reality will be recognized for Outstanding Program and garnering Outstanding Individual Achievement awards are William J. Bynum, C. Alan Peppers, and Daniel F. Egan.
2015 brings new challenges for credit unions on the federal side with regulatory changes and updates. The Compliance Review Seminar has been updated to reflect the latest hot spots for deposit/share operations of the credit union.
Credit union staff are invited to attend The Basics of Employment Law in Dallas on Oct. 14, brought to you by Credit Union Resources, Inc. Increase your awareness and understanding of the basic regulations that affect employers in a six-hour training session that encompasses the fundamentals of human resources management.
Concerns about financial stability are keeping middle-income Americans up at night. In fact, they’re so worried about their finances that 62 percent say money occupies their thoughts every single day. That’s one of the key findings from the ongoing What Matters Now research study conducted by TruStage, CUNA Mutual Group’s brand of insurance products and programs.
On Sept. 29, members of the Austin Chapter of Credit Unions took the opportunity to Hike at Home, and met with staff from the office of Rep. Michael McCaul (R-10). Representing local credit unions were Ashley Pierce from A+ FCU and Jason McGee and Chad Holz from University FCU. Gretchen Ziegler, VP political affairs represented the Cornerstone Credit Union League.
A+ Federal Credit Union (A+FCU) in Austin, Texas, has established a $100,000 endowment at Texas State University to award scholarships to graduated College of Education students to help them earn their advanced degrees.
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