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: Advertising Overdraft Programs
July 21, 2017

The NCUA addresses overdraft program disclosure requirements, regardless of whether a credit union promotes the payment of overdrafts, in Part 707.

Texas Legislature Moving Forward in Special Session as Governor Expands the Call
July 21, 2017

The Legislature began its first special session on July 18, 2017. The Texas Senate has approved S.B. 20 by Sen. Van Taylor (R-Plano) that will allow five Texas state agencies, subject to Sunset review and possible elimination, to continue operating.  The Governor called the Legislature into special session to continue the operation of these agencies through the 2019 Legislative session.

CUNA Supports Congressional Review Act For CFPB’s Arbitration Rule
July 21, 2017

CUNA supports the efforts of lawmakers on a resolution of disapproval for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule that would prohibit financial firms from using mandatory arbitration to block class actions by consumers. Even though only a small number of credit unions use the arbitration process, this is an important tool for credit unions and their members to resolve disputes.

Security Breaches are increasing at a Record Pace in 2017
July 21, 2017

Tracked through June 30, 2017 the number of security breaches in the U.S. is up 29% over 2016 during the same period, according to a report from the San Diego-based Identity Theft Resource Center and Providence, R.I.-based CyberScout (formerly IDT911).

The 5 Phases of Strategic Planning
July 21, 2017

One of your board’s primary responsibilities is to set direction for the organization through strategic planning. A strategic plan or framework serves as a roadmap and a tool for assessing the credit union’s progress. Working side by side with the leadership team, the board should play an active and essential role in developing, approving, and supporting your organization’s strategic plan.

Congratulations to the 2017 Graduates of Southwest CUNA Management School
July 21, 2017

Thirty-eight students graduated from Southwest CUNA Management School on Wednesday, July 19. Each of these graduates chose to further their career and commitment to the credit union industry with three years filled with challenges, both personally and professionally.  The reception, dinner, and formal ceremonies were held on the Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Don’t Miss Out on a Life-Changing Conference for Young Professionals
July 21, 2017

The Young Professionals conference is geared especially for those wanting to further their career in the credit union industry. With speakers that will inspire attendees in every aspect of their professions as well as their life, professionals under the age of 40 don’t want to miss out on this incredible experience.

Pinnacle Awards: Get Recognized for Your Special Skills, Innovation, Time, and Resources
July 20, 2017

The Cornerstone Credit Union League's Marketing and Business Development Council is accepting entries for the 2017 Pinnacle Awards. All Cornerstone-affiliated credit unions are encouraged to enter their best work from the past year.

Professional of the Year: Nominate a Marketing & Biz Development Pro
July 20, 2017

It’s time for marketing and business development professionals to be recognized for their special skills, innovation, time, and resources. The Cornerstone Credit Union League is now accepting nominations for the Marketing and Business Development Professional of the Year award. The deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 2.

Reminder: Check Out Foundation's 'Did You Know' Awareness Series
July 20, 2017

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation has released the first in a series of special awareness videos. In the "Did You Know" videos, directed toward all credit union leadership and staff, the Foundation has provided an overview of its purpose and the value it provides to affiliated credit unions—things you may not know.

Development Education (DE) Program Celebrates 35 Years
July 20, 2017

Nearly 100 certified Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) gathered in Tampa, Fla., recently to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program. The popular philosophy training program from the National Credit Union Foundation started in 1982 and continues to educate credit union professionals from around the world every year.

Date Event Location
7/21/2017 CU Ride Oklahoma City, OK
7/22/2017 CU Ride Tulsa, OK
7/24/2017 - 7/25/2017 Women's Leadership Conference Dallas, TX
7/24/2017 Amarillo Area Chapter Golf Tournament Amarillo, TX
7/25/2017 Fort Worth Chapter Meeting Fort Worth, TX
7/26/2017 Webinar: 2017 Texas Legislative Session Online
7/27/2017 Magic Valley Chapter Meeting McAllen, TX
7/27/2017 Coastal Bend Chapter Hooks Game Corpus Christi, TX
7/31/2017 - 8/1/2017 Young Professionals Conference Oklahoma City, OK
8/7/2017 - 8/9/2017 Compliance & Audit Conference Fort Worth, TX
8/7/2017 - 8/9/2017 HR Conference Fort Worth, TX
8/8/2017 Fort Worth Chapter Annual Bowl-a-Thon Fort Worth, TX