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Naveo Credit Union Collects Over 50 Warm Bedding and Winter Items to Benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

February 22, 2019

Naveo Credit Union collected over 50 new and/or gently used warm blankets, bedding and winter items such as hats and gloves during their Blanket Drive last month.  Each year, Naveo participates in the statewide drive spearheaded by the Cooperative Credit Union Association. The Association collaborates with the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless to distribute the blankets and other warm bedding across the state. Naveo’s collection was donated to a Bed for Every Child, an initiative geared toward providing a proper place for children to sleep and dream at night.


Historic Credit Union Growth and Other Trends in February Economic Update

February 22, 2019

Among the exciting news in this month’s CUNA Economic Update – credit union membership growth topped 118.8 million!


Trump Names Jeffrey Rosen as US Deputy Attorney General

February 21, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump named Jeffrey Rosen as his nominee for US deputy attorney general on Wednesday.


Credit Unions of Rhode Island Prepare to “Strike for Gold” at Annual Bowling Tournament

February 21, 2019

The Credit Unions of Rhode Island are setting their sights next month for the 12th Annual Strike for Gold Bowling Tournament scheduled Wednesday, March 27 to benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island at the East Providence Lanes in East Providence, RI.


Credit Unions Aid More Than 60,000 People During Shutdown - About 800,000 federal government workers endure 35 days without pay

February 21, 2019

At least 60,000 people were helped by credit unions during the 35-day partial federal government shutdown, according to an informal CUNA poll.


April is National Credit Union Youth Month

February 21, 2019

For the credit union movement, April is all about helping these young members achieve their goals for the future by promoting financial education. This year, the theme for National Credit Union Youth Month is “The future is yours… Picture it! Save for it! Share it!”


Wendy’s Agrees to Pay $50 Million for 2015-2016 Data Breach

February 21, 2019

After two and half years of litigation and three rounds of mediation, a group of credit unions and credit union leagues has reached a settlement agreement with fast food giant Wendy’s after the company’s 2015-2016 data breach.


Enterprise Risk Management Doesn’t Have to be Complicated…or Expensive!  Discover break-through process at 2019 CU Marketplace Experience

February 21, 2019

Join Dan Roderick at the 2019 CU Marketplace Experience on April 24, from 10:00 am - 10:45 am in Meeting Room D, as he discusses techniques to standardize and simplify compliance processes to minimize the impact on staff…and the bottom line.


Do You Speak the Language of Leadership?  Renowned author, Chris Westfall, to speak at CU Accelerate 2019

February 21, 2019

Find out how to create "Leadership Language" with best-selling author and keynote speaker, Chris Westfall at CCUA’s upcoming CU Accelerate 2019 conference scheduled for May 3-5 in Boston.


When Finances Are Used Against You - Help survivors of domestic violence take back control of their finances

February 21, 2019

Through the unique collaboration of a domestic violence survivor, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), and several organizations serving DV survivors, Filene's loan program demonstrates a credit union differentiator. By understanding the way financial barriers hold people back, your credit union has an opportunity to serve those most vulnerable and uplift your community.


RTN Casual Dress Days Raise Funds to Support Credit Union Advocacy and Community

February 21, 2019

RTN Federal Credit Union raised $1,698 in 2018 through its casual dress program called Jeans Days.


Salem Marijuana Dispensary Puts Adult Use Sales on Hold

February 21, 2019

Alternative Therapies Group (ATG), the first dispensary in eastern Massachusetts to open for recreational marijuana sales, has temporarily closed to recreational customers after running into technology problems with the state’s seed-to-sale tracking system.


Offer Free Financial Education to Generate Business for Your Credit Union

February 21, 2019

As products become more complex and technologically advanced, companies have the opportunity, and in some sense, the responsibility to educate and nurture consumers through research and acquisition cycles.  As brands compete to communicate differentiators and target preferred customers, sharing relevant and ongoing information with consumers positions you as a trusted source, and according to Conductor Spotlight, consumers are 131% more likely to buy from a brand immediately after they consume educational content.


CU at Our Event

February 21, 2019

Credit unions are involved in their communities in so many ways – and we want to share them all! In the weekly column, CU at Our Event, your credit union events are featured! Golf tournaments, fundraisers, member appreciation events – in your branch or in the community.


McKee Launches 2019 Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge - $10K in scholarships available for high school entrepreneurs

February 20, 2019

Lt. Governor Daniel McKee has launched Rhode Island’s second annual Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition that encourages high school students to compete for $10,000 in post-secondary scholarships.


Bernie Sanders to Run for the White House Again in 2020

February 20, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has entered into the 2020 presidential race.


NH Supreme Court Hears ATM ‘Patent Troll’ Case

February 20, 2019

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case on lawsuits filed over patents related to automated teller machines (ATMs). 


DE Attorney General Joins Lawsuit Over State of Emergency That Aims to Divert Funds to Build Wall

February 20, 2019

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings joined 15 other attorneys general in a California-led lawsuit to block President Trump’s spending of federal defense funds for construction of a border wall under a State of Emergency order.


Scanning the Compliance World: Check Out These Highlights

February 20, 2019

Charlotte Whatley, CCUA's Vice President, Compliance Service, provides updates from the world of compliance.


Metro Credit Union Launches Products to Help Members Advance

February 20, 2019

Metro Credit Union is proud to offer a variety of banking products to help members become financially established. These products reflect the needs of emerging populations who are new to banking, are seeking to develop a safety net, establish credit, save for specific goals, and more.


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