Member News

Dover Federal Credit Union Becomes Central DE Habitat for Humanity’s First “Friend of Habitat” Sponsor

December 11, 2018

Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity (CDHFH) was presented with a check in the amount of $5,000 from Dover Federal Credit Union, making Dover FCU the first ever “Friend of Habitat” sponsor. This was a significant event for both organizations as it helped to manifest the position of an annual sponsorship for the CDHFH.

NCUA Board December Open Meeting THURSDAY

December 11, 2018

The National Credit Union Administration Board December open meeting is Thursday, Dec. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. The meeting, like all NCUA open board meetings, will be available on livestream from the agency’s website.

Come Experience a Marketplace Designed Exclusively for Credit Unions!

December 11, 2018

Looking for more information on new lending innovations? Need to create an attention-grabbing website? Launch a new mobile app? The Cooperative Credit Union Association has designed just the solution: a one-day event where you can connect with exactly the suppliers you need, which we are calling the 2019 Credit Union Marketplace Experience!

Mass. Advocacy Committee Meeting Time Change -  Conference call moved to 2:00 pm, Dec. 13

December 11, 2018

The time of the Massachusetts Advocacy Committee meeting via conference call Thursday, December 13, 2018 has changed slightly due to recent scheduling conflicts. Please note that the meeting will now be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

Registration Open for CCUA’s RI Government Affairs Day on Jan. 16

December 11, 2018

Rhode Island statewide advocacy begins early in 2019 with the Association’s Rhode Island Governmental Affairs Day at the State House.

Lending at Federally Insured Credit Unions Tops $1 Trillion

December 11, 2018

The National Credit Union Administration released data on the financial performance of federally insured credit unions in the quarter ending Sept. 30. A key highlight was loans growing more than 9 percent from a year earlier.

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to Mandate Electronic Lien and Title Program (ELT)

December 11, 2018

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is opening a dialogue to discuss mandating the ELT Program in Massachusetts as they are expected to proceed with an ELT mandate in the very near future. Joyce Mover, ELT Program Manager is interested in meeting with any Massachusetts Credit Union regarding any concerns and welcomes your feedback regarding the mandate.

With Gift Cards, You Can Give and Receive

December 11, 2018

Gift cards are the most popular items on wish lists for the 12th year in a row, according to a new survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. The report notes that 60% of those surveyed say that's what they want for Christmas.

Study Shows Surge in Mobile & Phishing Fraud Schemes

December 11, 2018

Mobile fraud increased 117% over the previous year, with businesses reporting a 63% increase in mobile fraud, an IDology study shows.

CU Connect Partner Sprint Tops the Charts in Boston for Fastest Download Speeds and Most Improved Network

December 11, 2018

CU Connect Partner Sprint’s Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across Boston and wireless customers are experiencing Sprint’s best-ever LTE Advanced network with new independent tests showing Sprint tops the charts with the most improved network and fastest download speeds.

Register NOW for 2019 CU Marketplace Experience! - CU Staff: FREE Registration; Exhibitors and Sponsors: Reserve Your Space

December 11, 2018

Members and vendor participants alike are eagerly registering for the Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc.’s dynamic new program, the 2019 Credit Union Marketplace Experience!  This one-day, one-stop shopping experience for credit union executives and their staff will take place on April 24th at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., and is already attracting inquiries from far and wide.

CCUA Interactive Webinar on NCUA’s Proposed Bylaw Changes TOMORROW- Still time to register

December 11, 2018

Join the Association as we explore and develop proposed changes to NCUA’s Federal Credit Union Bylaws.

NCUA Asserts It Has Authority to Define ‘Local Community’ in FOM Case Appeal

December 10, 2018

In documents filed last week, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) stated the NCUA board “reasonably exercised” its power to define “local community,” and U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich should not have ruled otherwise.

RI Advocacy Committee Conference Call TOMORROW - Register Now for Advocacy Committee Meetings

December 10, 2018

Over the next two weeks, the Association will be hosting Advocacy Committee Meetings for each of our member states via conference call. Rhode Island members are reminded that their committee meeting call is on Thursday, Dec. 13.

Association Advocacy Looks Back at 2018… And Ahead to 2019 - Episode 12 of CU Marketplace Experience Podcast on the Air

December 10, 2018

In episode twelve of The Credit Union Marketplace Experience Podcast series, the Association’s Vice President, Advocacy, Katherine Butler, provides a review of 2018 advocacy events and achievements, and a look ahead to the “hot topics” for advocacy in 2019.

Boston AEI Meets Thursday; Registration Deadline NOON TODAY

December 10, 2018

The Boston Alliance for Economic Inclusion (“AEI”) is an endeavor of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and covers the majority of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The mission of the Boston AEI is to enhance the economic well-being of the unbanked and underbanked in metropolitan Boston by improving their access to the mainstream banking system, promoting financial education, and addressing technical or regulatory issues surrounding these developments.  

Homefield Credit Union Makes First Delivery to Toys For Kids & Teens Program

December 10, 2018

Employees from Homefield Credit Union recently dropped off bundles of toys donated by Credit Union members and employees for the Grafton Police Department's Toys For Kids & Teens Program.

Ask the Right Questions about AI

December 10, 2018

As of 2018, nearly one in five US residents has access to a smart speaker or voice-activated device. Credit unions are not far behind in using AI (Artificial Intelligence)–based technology to improve their day-to-day operations. In fact, many credit unions already are.

Education, Community Action Focus of Berkshire Chapter Meeting - Capped off with plans for 2019

December 09, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Berkshire Chapter of the Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc. hosted its last meeting of the year for members at the popular Zucchini’s Restaurant in Pittsfield. A large holiday crowd of 50 officials attended which included 100% representation of all credit unions in the Chapter.

Trump’s Pick to Lead CFPB Wins Senate Approval

December 07, 2018

The Senate voted 50-to-49 Thursday to confirm Kathy Kraninger, a little-known Office and Management Budget official, as the consumer watchdog’s permanent director. She will succeed her boss, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who has been leading the CFPB part-time for more than a year.

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