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InfoSight Highlight: Advertising Overdraft Programs
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:00 AM

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
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:55 AM

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
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:50 AM

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
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:45 AM

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
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:40 AM

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
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:35 AM

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
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:30 AM

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.