YP trainings in September focus on advocacy

Because young professionals (YPs) are the future of the credit union movement, CUNA will host two advocacy trainings during  the month of September.  The first will be held on Monday, Sept. 9 and the second on Monday, Sept. 23. Both will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Capitol View Room at the Credit […]

LSCU BSA Workshop scheduled for October

You can now register for the LSCU Bank Secrecy Act Workshop in Mobile, AL, on Oct. 9. Credit union staff, board members, and volunteers needing to fulfill the requirements for BSA training. There are three options for attending: BSA Essentials/$85, BSA Advanced/$85, or both sessions/$155. Click here to sign up today.

NCUA determines interim guidance on serving hemp businesses

Late yesterday, the NCUA released interim guidance on an agricultural matter unrelated to the controversial cannibis banking issue. NCUA Chairman Rodney E. Hood announced federally insured credit unions may provide certain financial services to legally operating hemp businesses under the new guidelines. The guidance will be revised and updated once the United States Department of […]

Pew Research shows one-third of adults owe student loans

A record-high number of students are opting for higher education, and that path to college and universities is leading them into significant debt. Based on a Pew Research Center analysis of recently released data from the Federal Reserve Board’s 2018 Survey of Household Economics and Decision making, five key facts have emerged. About one-third of […]