ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Sarah Snell Cooke, editor-in-chief of Credit Union Times, kicked off today’s Credit Union Reality Check conference with a session on media relations for credit unions–the do’s and don’ts.
The Maryland & DC Credit Union Association has been considering a possible merger with the New Jersey Credit Union League as Credit Union Times first reported last Thursday.
At this year’s Governmental Affairs Conference, CUNA will be going live with a new consumer site–aSmarterChoice.org, which may help put credit unions on more consumers’ radars.
Now that it has confirmed that merger talks are under way with its Maryland/DC counterpart, the New Jersey Credit Union League said Friday more regional compacts in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic can represent a future trend for industry trade groups.
Debt in Focus is headed to New Jersey.
The New Jersey Credit Union League recently teamed up with Filene Research Institute to provide Debt in Focus free to NJCUL member credit unions at no charge.
With their new majority in the House, Republicans are vowing to keep a close eye on regulators, and the Federal Reserve's regulation of interchange could well be one of the lawmakers' top priorities.
In compliance with NCUA's Jan. 27 rule on financial literacy for directors, state leagues are revving up their 2011 training and education programs.
The merger rhetoric on corporates brought a fresh call last week from the retired head of the California-Nevada Credit Union Leagues, David Chatfield, that three already conserved corporates be consolidated.
The urge to serve the industry during what one CEO called "a very exciting and anxious period" coupled with heightened interest in dealing with the corporate dilemma are apparently