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CUs and Members Embody 'People Helping People' Philosophy in Adversity
Thursday, September 7, 2017 7:00 AM

The storm damage from Hurricane Harvey was so significant, experts say that recovery is bound to be slow—perhaps months or years, in some cases. But our efforts at Cornerstone will continue for as long as needed. In the meantime, the outpouring of love and support comes from all over the country, including from credit union members.

Trotter Named Director of Lending for Diamond Lakes FCU
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:55 AM

Jon Trotter has been named the new director of lending for Diamond Lakes Federal Credit Union headquartered in Malvern, Ark. Trotter was previously vice president mortgage lending for Fidelity Bank & Trust of Dubuque, Iowa. He brings 32 years of financial industry experience to his new position.

Resource One CU Delivers Stuffed Animals to Local Hospital
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:50 AM

Dallas-based Resource One Credit Union participated in and hosted the Credit Unions Care initiative, CU Ride, on Aug. 24. The CU Ride is a caravan of motorcycle riders and vehicles that deliver stuffed animals to local children’s hospitals in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas. Cornerstone Credit Union League, Resource One Credit Union, and other local credit unions joined in the Dallas CU Ride that delivered over 850 stuffed animals to Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.

Fed Releases 'Strategies for Improving U.S. Payment System'
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:45 AM

The Federal Reserve System on Wednesday released Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System: Federal Reserve Next Steps in the Payments Improvement Journey (Next Steps), a white paper that outlines a series of refreshed strategies and nine new tactics the Federal Reserve will employ, in collaboration with industry, to further progress toward an improved U.S. payment system.

Testing or Developing Disaster Recovery?
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:40 AM

With the hurricane season in full force and so many of our credit unions, employees, and members in the paths, I looked to what I could do to help, outside of monetary donations. During the news coverage, I was thinking of all the credit unions I visited in the Gulf Coast and those I have yet to visit and wondered, Who is “testing” their disaster recovery plan, and who is just now “developing” their plan?

Still Time to Register for ARCUPAC Golf Tourney and Managers Roundtable
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:35 AM

Credit union CEOs, presidents, and key management staff will have the opportunity to collaborate beautiful Branson, Missouri, at the 2017 Managers Roundtable. The event features sessions led by industry experts presenting new ideas, products, services, regulatory compliance updates, and Open Forum Hot Topics discussions. Keynote speaker will be Caroline Willard, president/CEO of Cornerstone Credit Union League.

Don't Miss the Branch Manager Workshop in Addison
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:25 AM

Branches are the hub of the credit union, and branch managers are the hub of the branch. Come learn how to excel at your leadership and management role. Join us for the 2017 Branch Manager Workshop, where we discuss how to build a team that works together for common goals and learn how to coach and motivate your team to commit to their success and yours. Save money by registering before the early bird deadline of Aug. 28.

Register Today for Texas Bankruptcy & Collections Seminars in Houston
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:20 AM

This year’s Bankruptcy and Collections Seminar series is brought to you in collaboration with the Blalack & Williams Law Firm. Seminars will be offered in Dallas and Houston, bringing this top-notch training to a region near you.