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Mustang Mania Tickets Make Great Employee Incentives
May 24, 2016

Just ask Chris O’Connor, CEO of Randolph-Brooks FCU, about employee incentives! O'Connor purchased a large block of tickets last year, and again this year, to be utilized by his senior management as employee incentives for going over and above the call of duty for a member or reaching out into their community. His marketing team custom-created a card attached to the earned Mustang Mania ticket.

Tarrant County’s CU Awards $5,000 in Scholarships
May 24, 2016

Five Tarrant County's Credit Union (TCCU) student members were awarded $1,000 scholarships for the fall 2016-spring 2017 academic year. TCCU congratulates graduating high school seniors Barret Burks, Jacob Willingham, and Sarah Walsingham, and returning college students Jordan Hagerman and Viviana Martinez on their winning essays, and wishes them success on their respective scholastic journeys.

CU of Texas Scholarship
Credit Union of Texas Gives $20K Scholarship to Dallas ISD Principal
May 24, 2016

Credit Union of Texas has awarded Nancy Bernardino, a Dallas ISD principal at the Solar Preparatory School for Girls, the credit union's $20,000 William H. Cotton scholarship. The scholarship honors William H. Cotton, a Dallas ISD and Credit Union of Texas trailblazer, and is open to all Dallas ISD employees who wish to pursue a post-baccalaureate degree or certification.

This Week in Washington, DC
May 24, 2016

Before Congress takes their Memorial Day recess, the House will consider H.R. 897, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2015, the Senate amendment to H.R. 2576, the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015, and H.R. 5055, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. 

CFPB Schedules Short-Term, Small-Dollar Lending Hearing
May 24, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will host a field hearing on short-term, small-dollar lending June 2, and it is expected the bureau will unveil its long-awaited rule on such loans in conjunction with the hearing. The hearing will take place in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 10 a.m. (CT).

Implementing a Few Proven Security Measures Can Deter Most Robbery Attempts
May 24, 2016

As long as financial institutions have existed, there have been bank robbers. All credit unions, regardless of asset size, are tempting targets. In the latest issue of the National Credit Union Administration’s monthly newsletter, the featured article by the Office of Continuity and Security Management examines how the implementation of a few well-proven security devices and measures can effectively deter or respond to most robbery attempts.

Jeff Rendel
The Mind of the Member Who's Also on the Board
May 24, 2016

For many credit unions, autumn brings offsite planning sessions designed to dream, design, and determine strategic plans for a given credit union’s future over the next several years. Strategic planning sessions are also a nice “thank you” for volunteers who serve their credit unions. And, while boards appropriately act as representatives of the membership, it’s vital to gain their insight as credit union members.

Webinar May 25: Turnover in Your Management is Inevitable—Be Ready
May 24, 2016

If you're one of those CEOs or board members who believes your organization doesn’t have to worry about having a CEO succession plan, your pain is on its way. Because turnover is inevitable; the facts bear it out. Studies show that within the next 10 years, nearly 50 percent of CEOs will retire.

Register Now for the 2016 YP Conference in Dallas
May 24, 2016

Calling all Young Professionals! Reward yourself for the goals you've achieved so far and the new goals you're tackling next. Aspire. Educate. Evolve. Join your colleagues for the Young Professionals Conference August 4-5, 2016, in Dallas, Texas.

Arkansas Legislators Compromise on Workers’ Compensation
May 23, 2016

Late Wednesday afternoon during the Arkansas special session, a compromise was reached on the challenging workers’ compensation issue.

Rep. Susan King
Rep. Susan King Meets with Central Texas Credit Unions
May 23, 2016

Senate candidate and current Rep. Susan King met with credit union leaders in the Temple area. King is running to be the Republican nominee for the senate district which runs through central Texas, from Abilene to Bandera, and includes Temple and Fort Hood. In the House, she serves as chair of the Texas House Committee on Defense and Veterans' Affairs. 

Date Event Location
5/24/2016 Collections Seminar Amarillo, TX
5/24/2016 - 5/25/2016 Mortgage Lending Seminars Oklahoma City, OK
5/24/2016 Webinar: 11 Key Ratios Every Credit Union Professional Should Know Online
5/24/2016 Central Arkansas Chapter Meeting Little Rock, AR
5/24/2016 Fort Worth Chapter Meeting & Cake Auction Fort Worth, TX
5/25/2016 - 5/26/2016 Bankruptcy & Collections Seminars Little Rock, AR
5/25/2016 Bankruptcy Seminar Amarillo, TX
5/25/2016 Webinar: Be Prepared: CEO Succession Planning Simplified Online
6/7/2016 Collections Seminar Austin, TX
6/8/2016 Bankruptcy Seminar Beaumont, TX
6/8/2016 Audio Conference: Avoiding Compliance Violations in Advertising -
6/11/2016 Central Arkansas Chapter Golf Tournament Maumelle, AR