Cyber Security Awareness MonthOctober is Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Festival of Trees
Tis the Season for the Festival of Trees
October 18, 2017

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation invites you to attend the 2017 Festival of Trees Celebration and Auction. The event takes place this year for the first time in Dallas/Fort Worth at the American Airlines CR Smith Museum Nov. 14 from 5:30–8:30 p.m.

John Parsons
In Memoriam: John "Pete" Parsons
October 18, 2017

Cornerstone has learned that John "Pete" Parsons passed away on Oct. 2. Parsons was a long-time credit union advocate who retired in 1986. He was born in 1928 in Galveston and died peacefully at age 89.

Agencies Issue Temp Exceptions to Appraisal Reqs in Areas Affected by Storms and Flooding Related to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria
October 18, 2017

Responding to widespread damage caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, four federal financial institution regulatory agencies took action to facilitate the recovery process by temporarily easing appraisal requirements for real estate-related financial transactions in areas declared to be a major disaster.

CFPB Issues Reference Chart for HMDA Data Collection Points
October 18, 2017

This week, CFPB published Reportable HMDA Data: A Regulatory and Reporting Overview Reference Chart, a tool for data points required to be collected, recorded, and reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The chart combines a reportable data chart summary, the filing instructions from the 2018 filing instructions guide, and info on when to report "not applicable."  

Economic Growth Outlook Unchanged Following Recent Hurricanes
October 18, 2017

The full-year 2017 economic growth forecast remains unchanged at 2.2 percent following expected offsetting hurricane-related impacts to GDP growth in the third and fourth quarters, according to the Fannie Mae Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group's October 2017 Economic and Housing Outlook.

Still Time to Register for Marketing & Business Development Conference
October 18, 2017

Credit Union marketers and business development professionals from all levels and experience are invited and encouraged to attend the Cornerstone Credit Union League’s Marketing and Business Development Conference, this year Oct. 25-27 at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake in Houston, Texas. You still have time to register.

Cybersecurity Awareness: 25 Percent of Breaches Due to Internal Actors
October 17, 2017

According to recent research, nearly 25 percent of data breaches are the result of internal actors, with many organizations reporting that such activity is on the rise. Insider threats, often associated with malicious activity by current and former employees, can actually result from intentional or unintentional/careless activity by employees.

Cybersecurity: Suspicious Incidents and Behavior
October 17, 2017

Being aware of signs of physical threats and potential indicators of cyber-attacks is an important step in early identification and/or prevention of incidents that can impact businesses, individuals, or the public.

Allegiance CU's Amy Downs Wins Exceptional Leadership Award; Talks People Helping People During OKC Bombing
October 17, 2017

Allegiance Credit Union Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Amy Downs stopped by the Studio Lounge to share her thoughts on winning CUES 2017 Exceptional Leader Award. She also discussed what it takes to be an exceptional leader in today's fast-paced financial services arena. Not an easy task, but Downs has some wise takeaways.

It's Countdown Time! Get Your Mustang Mania Tickets Today
October 17, 2017

The drawing for Mustang Mania will be at 10 a.m., Oct. 31, via Facebook Live. Hopefully you will be answering the call from the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation saying you WON! But you cannot win unless you purchase a ticket. 

NCUF Dinner
National Foundation Announces 2018 Wegner Award Winners
October 17, 2017

The National Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. Angel V. Castro, Bill Hampel, Susan Mitchell, and Chuck Purvis will be recognized with Outstanding Individual Achievement awards by the Foundation.

Date Event Location
10/18/2017 Bankruptcy Seminar Houston, TX
10/19/2017 Greater Oklahoma Chapter Meeting Oklahoma City, OK
10/19/2017 Austin Chapter TopGolf Tournament Austin, TX
10/19/2017 Fort Worth Chapter Chili Cookoff Fort Worth, TX
10/19/2017 San Angelo Chapter Meeting San Angelo, TX
10/19/2017 El Paso Chapter Meeting El Paso, TX
10/20/2017 OCUPAC Open Oklahoma City, OK
10/20/2017 T3 Webinar: Three Reasons Your Managers Don't Coach - And What to Do about It! Online
10/24/2017 Dallas Chapter Meeting Dallas, TX
10/25/2017 - 10/27/2017 Marketing & Business Development Conference Houston, TX
10/28/2017 Houston Chapter Softball Tournament Houston, TX
10/30/2017 League Overview/Compliance Training El Paso, TX