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Cornerstone Stars Take Home Awards for Youth Financial Education
Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:00 AM

At the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) annual conference, held the last week of July in Boston, Mass., the spotlight of achievement shined on those individuals and credit unions whose efforts went above and beyond in the realm of youth financial education.

Resource One Credit Union Supports the Credit Unions Care Ride
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:55 AM

In July, Cornerstone Credit Union League began their annual Credit Unions Care “CU Ride” motorcycle tour that travels to cities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas to deliver stuffed animals to kids at local children’s hospitals.

United Texas Credit Union Changes Charter and Share Insurance
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:50 AM

American Share Insurance, the nation's only alternative to federal share insurance, is pleased to announce the recent conversion of the Texas-based, $245 million United Texas Credit Union from a federal to a state charter, and from federal to private share insurance provided by American Share.

How Credit Unions Cracked the Code on HELOCs
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:45 AM

Home equity lines of credit would normally thrive in a market with rising prices and where many older homeowners are loath to sell. But HELOC activity is actually on the decline in all but one corner of the industry: credit unions.

CFPB Finds Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled over Last Decade
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:40 AM

Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a new data point finding that nearly half of student loan borrowers leave school owing at least $20,000, double the share of borrowers a decade ago. The Bureau also found that more borrowers are taking out student loans later in life, and fewer borrowers are paying down their student debt in five years.

New Data Shows Millennials Taking Step Back from FHA Loans
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:35 AM

Millennials have taken a slight step back from FHA loans, signifying they may be able to afford more at the moment, according to Ellie Mae.

Spend a Day on the Greens at Foundation’s 20th Annual Golf Tourney
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:30 AM

There’s still time to register for the 20th annual Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation Golf Tournament, which takes place Wednesday, Sept. 6. The tournament will be held at Canyon Springs Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas.

Cornerstone CU Foundation’s Biz Kid$ Entrepreneur Contest Info Webinar
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:25 AM

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is excited to announce that credit unions will have another opportunity to participate in the unique and acclaimed Biz Kid$ Entrepreneur Contest. This is the Foundation's fifth year of conducting the contest, thanks to our partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation and the generous 2017 contribution from the Friends of Consumer Freedom.

Dallas Chapter of CUs Hosts Congressman Pete Sessions
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:00 AM

Approximately 95 credit union professionals gathered Monday at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in Dallas for a meeting of the Dallas Chapter of Credit Unions featuring Congressman Pete Sessions. Sessions represents Congressional District 32 and is the chairman of the House Rules Committee in Washington, DC. 

Arkansans Take Advantage of Recess to Visit Arkansas Lawmakers
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 6:55 AM

Last Friday, Arkansas Credit Union Association lobbyist Ron Harrod attended the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce Coffee with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack. Womack came in early to visit before he addressed the group, which is always a great opportunity to introduce yourself and put your credit union on the lawmaker's radar.

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