Cyber report indicates Americans still don’t act to protect data

A new study finds that when it comes to cybersecurity, Americans are concerned, but not necessarily prepared to take the appropriate preventative steps to protect themselves from a cyber attack. According to Chubb’s Third Annual Cyber Report, which examined individuals’ comprehension of cyber risks and the steps they are taking to protect themselves, complacency seems […]

CUNA Mutual Group’s BOLI: An alternative way to fund benefits

By Fred Palmer Executive Benefits Specialist, CUNA Mutual Group What if your credit union could take advantage of a product that offered expanded investment choices and a competitive, consistent yield with strong crediting rate guarantees? Then, what if you could use the potential income you earned from it to offset and recover expenses of employee […]

Webinar focuses on your CU perspective on overdraft strategy

JMFA will host a webinar to answer the question, “Does your overdraft strategy have the right perspective?,” on Sept. 25 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT. After five consecutive years of year-over-year increases, credit unions experienced a drop in overdraft revenue earlier this year. Coupled with ongoing regulatory review of overdraft rules, a recent […]

Credit Unions & SBA Lending complimentary seminars planned in November

Credit union professionals will have two locations available to attend complimentary luncheons to learn about the opportunities to support members through government guaranteed lending programs. The NCUA and Small Business Administration are in the midst of a collaborative effort to expand awareness of SBA programs and representatives of the local SBA District Offices will be […]

LSCU and ACS name new board members

The LSCU board met recently to elect new board members for both the LSCU and newly formed ACS, as necessitated by our consolidation. The new LSCU board features 18 members – six from each state. Each of the three states will fill their board seats with representatives from two small, two medium and two large […]

Vining Sparks hosts webinar on mortgage securities

Vining Sparks will present a webinar on Sept. 19 exclusively for credit unions.  This is the fourth in the 2019 webinar series. It will be presented by Kevin Smith, CFA, director of investment product strategies for Vining Sparks. He focuses on providing timely capital market solutions and delivering valuable tools and services to internal and […]