News: Education

Room Block Nearly Full for MRCUR

The room block is nearly full for the 29th Annual Mountain Regional Credit Union Roundtable (MRCUR) taking place July 9-11, 2013 in West Yellowstone, Montana and hosted by the Montana Credit Union Network with joint sponsors Mountain West Credit Union Association and Idaho Credit Union League.  Join fellow credit union … Read More

NCUA/OSCUI Workshop in Denver

The NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives is hosting a credit union workshop in Denver on May 18, 2013.  This free program will feature industry partners, hot topic issues and information on growth products for credit unions.  CUNA Mutual will provide “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a thrilling exposè on … Read More

Weather Alert: ERM Class – 4/23 in Denver

The Enterprise Risk Management class being held April 23rd in Denver and Phoenix is still taking place.  For Denver participants, please use your best judgement on whether or not to attend based on your individual weather conditions.  For questions, please contact Nicole Brusewitz at 303-564-8120.

What Will Your Branch of the Future Look Like?

Do You Wonder What Your Branch of the Future Looks Like? DBSI, Inc. is hosting a special lunch and tour at the conclusion of the Mountain West Annual Convention on Saturday, April 6th including transportation (or directions if you’re driving) to their Ideation Center in Phoenix, AZ.  You’ll get a … Read More

2013 Western States Volunteers’ Conference: Early Bird Deadline Ends 1/4/13

Support your credit union board members and committee members’ professional development by having them attend the 2013 Western States Volunteers’ Conference. The 2013 conference will be filled with sessions in the areas of governance, strategy, technology, financial management, regulatory requirements, and personal leadership. Additionally, conference attendees will be able to … Read More

Preparing Your Credit Union’s Health Care Reform Strategy: Effective January 1, 2013

We have added a new “hot topic” webinar on August 30th, “Preparing Your Credit Union’s Health Care Reform Strategy: Effective January 1, 2013.” The Health Care Reform legislation passed in March 2010 is over two years old. However, many questions still remain and the legislation’s impact on many businesses remains unknown. … Read More

Volunteer Training: Utilizing Financial Information to Identify Risk

With the NCUA’s 2012 supervisory focus being on closely monitoring and supervising emerging risks in lending and investment trends, we want to ensure credit union board members have access to high quality education in that topic area. In August and September we will be offering board member training on Financial … Read More

Webinar: Implementing the Final NCUA Rule on Interest-Rate Risk: Effective September 30, 2012

New NCUA rules for interest-rate risk (IRR) will become effective September 30, 2012. The purpose of this webinar is to cover the details of the new rules, and more importantly, provide a methodology for implementation. Management and the board of directors will learn the necessary information to oversee all the … Read More

2012 Mountain Regional Credit Union Roundtable

The 28th Annual Mountain Regional Credit Union Roundtable will take place July 10-12, 2012 at the Shore Lodge in McCall, Idaho. Hosted by the Idaho Credit Union League with joint sponsors Mountain West Credit Union Association and Montana Credit Union Network, this year’s program was developed for senior credit union management … Read More

Changes to filing CTRs and SARs under the Bank Secrecy Act

As you may be aware, on December 20, 2011, FinCEN announced that the deadline for financial institutions to require the use of FinCEN’s new electronic filing process for CTRs and SARs is extended from June 30, 2012 to March 31, 2013.  http://www.fincen.gov/whatsnew/html/20111220.html Note!  This regulation is “preliminary” at this point.  … Read More