News: Education

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

Credit Union Leadership Institute

“Leaders for Life”    CU Leadership Institute is an exceptional series of in-depth workshops designed to develop your next generation of leaders.  This is not your ordinary school or class.  It  is performance based instruction which teaches the art of leadership with well-focused guided practices that encourages interactive participation and discussions.  … Read More

2012 Western States Volunteers’ Conference: The Game Changer

Leading your credit union is a labor of love but challenges in regulations, laws, and the economy make it difficult to focus on what you love most about your volunteer role.  It’s time to change the way this game is played.  The 2012 Western States Volunteers’ Conference delivers you simple … Read More

New Training! Credit Score Disclosure Requirements Under the Dodd-Frank Act

Effective July 21, 2011, there are new notices that creditors must give to consumers if a credit score is used when taking adverse action against the consumer.  This relates to both the risk-based pricing notice under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (Regulation V) and the adverse action notice under the … Read More