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InfoSight Highlight: IRS Form W-8BEN
Friday, September 15, 2017 7:00 AM

IRS Form W-8BEN is a form that every nonresident alien who wishes to open a new account with a credit union must complete. Form W-8BEN (Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding) replaced Form W-8 (Certificate of Foreign Status) as of Jan. 1, 2001.

Pending Regulatory Comment Calls
Friday, September 15, 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.

Cornerstone and CUNA Get Behind Two Texas Credit Union Ballot Measures with National Advocacy Fund Support
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:50 AM

The 85th regular session of the Texas State Legislature ended on May 29, 2017, with numerous credit union victories to which we can point; it was a very successful legislative session for the Cornerstone Credit Union League and its member credit unions. Of note are two desired outcomes specific to credit unions, which will be impacted largely by high-level coordination between Cornerstone and the Credit Union National Association.

TCCU Awarded the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:45 AM

Tarrant County’s Credit Union was awarded the First Place Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award Sept. 8, 2017.

Tarrant County’s CU Earns Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year Awards
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:40 AM

Tarrant County’s Credit Union Business Development Coordinator Melissa Burleson was awarded the Young Professional of the Year Award by the Cornerstone Credit Union League.

Join the Revolution! Become a YP Professional Advisor
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:35 AM

We are currently accepting applications for the Cornerstone Young Professional Advisors Class of 2018/2019. If you, or someone you know, want to join the revolution of change and progress in the credit union movement, learn more about the process.

CUs See Significant Reg Relief in House-Passed Appropriations Bill
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:30 AM

The House voted Thursday in favor of HR 3354, an appropriations bill that contains several major victories for credit unions. The bill does keep the National Credit Union Administration out of the appropriations process, a provision that Cornerstone and CUNA advocated for heavily on Capitol Hill.

Some Key Points to Ponder about Leadership
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:25 AM

Vision is the ability to imagine the organization’s future and inspire others to work toward achieving that future.

Get Triple the Training with T3: Train the Trainer Webinar Series
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:20 AM

T3: Train the Trainers webinar series is geared for the credit union trainer or human resource staff interested in learning Technology Trends in Training, as well as how to help set up your managers for success by teaching them how to coach their teams. Did you know that in addition to the 100+ webinar options available through the Cornerstone League, CUNA’s CPD Online is also another great educational resource?

A CU Marketer's Dream: 2017 Marketing & Business Development Conference
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:15 AM

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 at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake in Houston, Texas.