Decking the Halls: Celebrating While Staying Safe

Decking the Halls: Celebrating While Staying Safe

Stephanie Underwood offers advice on how to keep the holiday spirit alive and well in your workplace this year while also staying safe.

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CUNA’s Nussle: PPP Loans Causing Net Worth Problems at Credit Unions

CUNA’s Nussle: PPP Loans Causing Net Worth Problems at Credit Unions

David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports that PPP loans are remaining on credit union balance sheets for longer than expected, causing regulatory headaches for credit union officials, according to CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.

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Sen. Brown Questions Whether Financial Regulators Are Prepared for Pandemic Impact

Sen. Brown Questions Whether Financial Regulators Are Prepared for Pandemic Impact

As the financial health of consumers deteriorates due to the pandemic, Senate Banking Committee ranking Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio said he is concerned that financial services regulators, including the NCUA, are not prepared for a possible financial crisis, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.

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A Benefit for Credit Unions with a Conscience in Community Development

A Benefit for Credit Unions with a Conscience in Community Development

CreditUnions.com: Carla Decker, the CEO of DC Credit Union, discusses her credit union’s commitment to community and how the COVID-19 crisis has affected her certified CDFI shop.

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COVID-19: How to Protect Your Members’ Mobile and Online Banking

COVID-19: How to Protect Your Members’ Mobile and Online Banking

In her second article on mobile banking during the pandemic, Barb Cooper discusses the rise in mobile banking scams, what your credit union can do to protect members, and what your members can do to protect themselves.

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Credit Union Trade Groups Renew Push for Member Business Loan Cap Increase

Credit Union Trade Groups Renew Push for Member Business Loan Cap Increase

David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports on credit union trade groups who are renewing their call for Congress to lift the credit union Member Business Lending cap, saying the limit is an arbitrary restriction that keeps financial institutions from providing crucial assistance during the coronavirus economic crisis.

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Why Studying Your Calls is More Important Now Than Ever

Why Studying Your Calls is More Important Now Than Ever

Those in the credit union industry used to wonder if phone banking was on its way out, but now thanks to COVID-19, it’s more essential than ever. Sarah Ashby analyzes this change and ponders how this will impact the future of phone banking.

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FHFA’s Calabria to CUNA’s Nussle: We Need the New Fee

FHFA’s Calabria to CUNA’s Nussle: We Need the New Fee

Washington Credit Union Daily’s David Baumann reports on Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria who again defended the agency’s plan to charge a new 0.5% fee on refinancing of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae mortgages, telling Credit Union National Association President/CEO Jim Nussle that, “This fee is necessary to keep people in their homes during the pandemic.”

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The Evolving Landscape of Mobile Technologies

The Evolving Landscape of Mobile Technologies

Barb Cooper discusses the growth of mobile technologies during the COVID-19 pandemic and debates what the future might hold for such technologies after the pandemic passes.

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What Role Will Virtual Conferences Have in a Post-Pandemic World?

What Role Will Virtual Conferences Have in a Post-Pandemic World?

Event planner Stephanie Underwood ponders what role, if any, virtual events will have in post-pandemic world. Will the industry easily revert to old practices or has it been forever changed?

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