BOISE, Idaho — Three credit union leagues are putting theircredit union knowledge to the test.

In a joint effort, the Idaho Credit Union League, Montana CreditUnion Network and the Credit Union Association of Oregon haveproduced the “Credit Union Philosophy Certification Manual”, whichcontains information on everything from why CUs should be exemptfrom CRA rules to an overview of business lending powers. Creditunions can use the manual to help increase the credit union IQ oftheir employees, volunteers and even executives.

“So far we've had 600 in Idaho take the test after they obtainedthe manual either off the Internet or had it mailed to them,” saidLaRaye O'Brien, communications specialist for the Idaho CreditUnion League.

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