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InfoSight Highlight: Fair Housing Act
Friday, November 3, 2017 7:00 AM

The Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA or Act) is Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended. The FHA makes it unlawful for any person to be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status (having one or more children under the age of 18 living with a parent, individual who has legal custody or designee of a parent or legal custodian), or national origin in the sale, rental, or advertising of dwellings, in the provision of brokerage services, or in the availability of residential real estate-related transactions.

Pending Regulatory Comment Calls
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:55 AM

The following table shows pending regulatory proposals quickly coming to deadline. Cornerstone and Credit Union National Association will be submitting comments. Credit unions are encouraged to use PowerComment to file comment letters with regulators. 

Foundation Seeks Your Help in Providing Aid to CU Staff and Volunteers Still Recovering from Harvey
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:50 AM

The catastrophic disaster that was Hurricane Harvey may now be history, but the damage left in its wake remains an expensive headache for many. The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation and CUAid have together raised $1,708,428 for disaster relief. To date, the Foundation has issued 1,303 Phase I grants totaling $1,173,005 to credit union employees and volunteers.

Houston Chapter Raises More Than $10,000 for Children’s Charities
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:45 AM

The Houston Chapter of Credit Unions continues to raise funds for Houston Children’s Charities through local tournaments. On Aug. 19, more than 140 participants made up of credit union staff and families participated in the chapter’s annual volleyball tournament at Willowbrook Sportsplex in Houston. The event raised more than $10,000 for its ongoing program to enhance the lives of young Houstonians.

U.S. Eagle FCU Selects CU Resources to Conduct VP of Mortgage Lending Search
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:40 AM

Credit Union Resources has been selected to conduct a search for the position of vice president of mortgage lending for U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union in Albuquerque, N.M.

CUNA, Cornerstone Examining New Tax Reform Bill and Those to Come
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:35 AM

The latest tax reform bill was released yesterday by the House Ways and Means Committee. While initial analysis shows no change to the credit union income tax status, it's by no means a certainty. This bill is the first step in a long process, and Cornerstone and CUNA will remain fully engaged as tax reform moves forward to make sure the credit union tax status stays untouched.

Bill Hampel Recognized for Dedication to Cooperation and Education with 2018 Herb Wegner Memorial Award
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:30 AM

In recognition of his decades of service as a dedicated advocate of the credit union movement and a mentor and inspiration to industry luminaries, the National Credit Union Foundation announced Bill Hampel, retired chief policy officer and economist at Credit Union National Association, as the recipient of a 2018 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement.

Join Us Dec. 14 for Fair Lending Webinar
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:25 AM

Fair Lending may sound like old news, but it remains a primary focus with regulators in 2017/2018. This no-cost/low-cost* session will provide the training you need to be better prepared when the examiner walks in the door.