Maine Credit Union League News & Views

Volume 4 - Number 10 - October 9, 2019 | Print
Join Us in Celebrating International Credit Union Day

International Credit Union Day is almost here. Next week, credit unions across Maine will be celebrating the credit union difference with their members and staff. They will be recognizing the important contributions credit unions make in their respective ...Read the full article »

Maine Harvest Is Officially Open for Business

On October 8, Maine Harvest FCU accepted its first deposit, becoming Maine’s 55th credit union and the first focused on food entrepreneurs and farmers. The credit union created four new, full-time jobs in Unity after receiving its federal charter ...Read the full article »

Have You Registered for the 2019 Legislative Forum?

On November 13, credit unions from across Maine will gather at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport to hear from national and state political experts and get their take on the current legislative environment, their outlook on the economy, and of course, ...Read the full article »

ABA to Seek a Review of Appeals Court’s FOM Decision

(From Credit Union Journal) – The American Bankers Association is refusing to call it quits in its long-running challenge to the National Credit Union Administration’s field-of-membership regulation.

Last week, the banking trade group ...Read the full article »

Credit Union News & Events

Maine credit unions jumped into fall with fundraisers, donations, and plenty of back-to-school activities, while also planning ahead for what is shaping up to be a busy October. Here’s a snapshot of just some of the activities our credit unions were ...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
Nichole Frazier, Casco Federal CU
Randy Manzo, University CU

Credit Union Compliance Expert
Marijana Brkic, TruChoice FCU
Neil MacDonald, TruChoice FCU

Deposit Account Regulations
Christine Caron, Downeast CU
Shaina Hood, Downeast CU
Meredith Snowman, Downeast CU

General Operations Regulations
Janet Caskin, Downeast CU

NCUA Requirements and Guidance
Janet Caskin, Downeast CU

Event Calendar – October 2019
9 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – When a Depositor Dies: Legal Requirements, Practical Issues & FAQs
10 League Conference: 3rd Annual Financial Literacy Conference!
15 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Mortgage Lending Hot Spots Series: Demystifying Rules for TRID Tolerances
16 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Regulation E Series: Reg E Requirements for Debit Card Error Resolution: Processing, Disclosure & Investigation
17 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – POD Account Documentation, Compliance, Beneficiaries & Closing
22 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Commercial Loan Annual Credit Review
22 Credit Union Orientation
23 Lending Council Workshop
24 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – 12 Key Elements of an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy
25 2019 Volunteers’ Conference
28 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – New NCUA Bylaw Revisions: Abusive Members, Elections, Limitation of Services, Expulsion & More/a>
29 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Personal Accounts: Ownership, Authorization, Titling & Documentation
29-30 Certified Teller One, Day One & Two
30 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – 1099 Reporting: Foreclosures, Repossessions & Debt Settlements
31 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – New BSA Officer Training Part 2: Reviews, SARs, CDD, Technical Aspects & Real-Life Scenarios

 

Words of Wisdom

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother Teresa