Maine Credit Union League News & Views

Volume 4 - Number 9 - September 11, 2019 | Print
Helping Credit Unions Comply With the New Probate Code

Earlier this year, the legislature enacted updates to Maine’s Probate Code. Effective September 1, the changes in the law are now in effect and will impact how credit unions establish single-party and multiple-party accounts.

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Advertise Your Next Job Opening on Maine JobLink

People who work in the credit union movement already know credit unions are great places to work. But what about people outside of our network? Do they know about all of the great career opportunities credit unions across Maine provide?

While ...Read the full article »

ABA Revealed as Owner of Secretive Anti-Credit Union Website

(From Credit Union Times) – A website devoted to highly charged allegations against the credit union industry was operated by the American Bankers Association, although the ABA’s involvement was cloaked in secrecy.

For more than a year, ...Read the full article »

Robust Agenda Planned for the 2019 Management Roundtable

With summer almost behind us, plans are well underway for this year’s Management Roundtable. The annual event, taking place October 1 and 2 at the Samoset Resort, brings together senior leaders from credit unions across Maine for two days of networking, ...Read the full article »

Five Big Questions Facing Credit Unions This Fall

(From Credit Union Journal) – With a legal battle, changes to the National Credit Union Administration board and new growth strategies, it’s been a busy year for credit unions.

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit ...Read the full article »

CU News & Events

Maine’s credit unions enjoyed the last full month of summer by staying busy in their local communities.  Here is a snapshot of what our credit unions were up to in August:

Staff from Acadia FCU participated in Fort Kent’s 150th Annual Anniversary ...Read the full article »

Honor Roll »

From certificates to designations, check out the latest list of individuals from Maine credit unions recognized for their accomplishments.

Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
Jennifer Deschene, Bangor Federal Credit Union

Lesley Ridge, University Credit Union

Deposit Account Regulations
Sharon Landon, Winslow Community FCU

Event Calendar – September 2019
11 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Conducting the 2019 ACH Audit
12 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Mortgage Lending Hot Spots Series: Appraisal & Evaluation Guidance on Collateral Valuation
16 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – New Compliance Officer Boot Camp
17 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – IRA Series: Handling IRA Required Minimum Distributions & Roth Distributions
17-18 Certified Teller One, Day One & Two
18 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Regulation E Series: Auditing for Reg E Compliance
19 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – New ACH Return Reason Codes R11 & R17: Proper Use, Impact & Deadlines
24 League Conference – BSA Conference
24 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Mitigating a Data Breach: Forensics & Incident Response
24-25 Certified Teller Day 3 & 4 and Graduation
25 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Hiring in the Digital Age: What Every HR Manager Needs to Know About Social Media
26 Supervisor University – Managing Employees 102
26 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – What Directors Should Know About CECL, ALLL & the New Credit Impairment Standards

 

Words of Wisdom

“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz