CU priorities addressed in omnibus spending bill

House and Senate negotiators released their fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending legislation Wednesday, which contains many wins for credit unions. CUNA and the Leagues again won a battle in the bill to keep the NCUA out of the appropriations process. CUNA scored a significant win last year when a provision that would have placed NCUA […]

CU Happenings – March 23, 2018

IBMSECU’s Southeast Credit Union Foundation hosts virtual 5K IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union’s Southeast Credit Union Foundation, will host the first Kilometers for our Community Virtual 5k on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. The mission of the Southeast Credit Union Foundation is to improve the lives of children and families in the communities we […]

How to design executive deferred compensation plans

Scott Albraccio, executive benefits sales manager for CUNA Mutual Group,  has advice on how to design executive deferred compensation plans that won’t handcuff future boards. Albraccio says setting executive salaries may not always be an easy task for a credit union board, but the process of arriving at equitable numbers usually isn’t complicated. Supplemental benefits […]

Four keynote speakers for ACUC announced

CUNA has announced four keynote speakers for its America’s Credit Union Conference, set for June 28-July 1 in Boston, MA. Among those who will be addressing the meeting are: Daniel Lerner – Speaker, Author and Coach. “Lerner has spent over two decades pursuing the answer to this question: What does happiness have to do with achieving excellence and […]

NCUA invites comments on possible CU bylaw changes

During the National Credit Union Administration Board’s third open meeting of 2018, held last week at the agency’s headquarters, two items were unanimously approved. An advance notice of proposed rulemaking seeking stakeholder comments on ways to streamline, clarify, and improve the standard federal credit union bylaws. A proposal to adopt suspension and debarment procedures to […]

League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates joins CUNA in Amicus Brief filing

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) filed an amicus brief Tuesday supporting The Infirmary Federal Credit Union’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit in Alabama. The Infirmary FCU is facing a frivolous lawsuit alleging non-compliance with website accessibility standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This […]