Learning to Adjust: Reflecting on the Transition from Office to Home to Office Again
Client Service Representative Jenn Baker reflects on her experience adjusting to remote work and how she managed to help her clients amid the chaos.
Takeaways from the 2021 CU*Answers Leadership Conference
CU*Answers held its Annual Leadership Conference discussing the future of the industry and of CU*Answers as it moves forward into 2022. Check out the key takeaways from each section of the event!
Credit Unions Made $5.6 Billion in Loans During Latest PPP Round
As the PPP ends, the SBA reported that this year 859 credit unions made almost $5.6 billion in loans to businesses to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
PPP Runs Out of Money for Most Credit Unions
The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program has run out of money for loans that most credit unions and banks would make, but PPP loans are still available through Community Development Financial Institutions, an SBA spokesperson said. As reported by David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
Trade Groups Say IRS Coronavirus Payment Process is Confounding Credit Unions, Members
The Internal Revenue Service’s “Get My Payment” portal to provide information to consumers about their federal coronavirus Economic Impact Payments is providing inaccurate information to many financial institutions and their customers, creating confusion for everyone involved, groups including CUNA, NAFCU, the ABA and the ICBA wrote in a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.