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December 16, 2010

Action Alert: Comment on proposed changes to Regulation Z
The League, CUNA and CUNA Mutual Group are asking credit unions to comment on proposed Regulation Z changes. The Federal Reserve Board has proposed language that would impose new disclosures for credit insurance, debt cancellation and suspension products. The disclosure language is misleading and may even discourage consumers from purchasing these products. Please share your thoughts with the Federal Reserve Board on these proposed changes by using the Grassroots Action Center.

CUNA seeks comment on NCUA’s Corporate CU rule changes
The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is asking credit unions to comment on the National Credit Union Administration’s final corporate credit union proposal that would, among other things, prohibit natural person credit unions from maintaining membership in more than one corporate at any time. CUNA is asking that comments be submitted by Jan. 14. FULL STORY

Nominees sought to serve Regions 1, 3 & 5 on The League’s Board
The League is seeking nominees from Region 1, Region 3 and Region 5 to serve three-year terms on The League’s Board of Directors. Letters and information were mailed on Dec. 15 to credit unions in these regions. FULL STORY

From Red to Black: Focus on lending to raise income
In the latest From Red to Black column, Bill Rockeman, The League's Senior Consultant, talks about how lending can help to balance your 2011 budget and shares the latest on the 2011 NCUA assessment and premium. FULL STORY

Meet the Board: Kimberly Youngblood gives her time to help small- and mid-sized CUs
Kimberly Youngblood, League Board member representing credit unions with $20 million to $100 million in assets, never anticipated working at a credit union past graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. But 23 years later she’s more invested than ever in the movement. FULL STORY

Compliance Compass: New year means new regulatory deadlines
In the latest Compliance Compass column, Paul Guttormsson, The League's Legal Counsel, gives a month-to-month update on important 2011 regulatory deadlines. FULL STORY

The League and CUNA dues invoices mailed to credit unions
Dues invoices for The League and CUNA were mailed to credit unions in early December, with additional opportunities to make a voluntary gift to The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation and the Credit Union House in Madison. FULL STORY

Anyone can attend the State GAC thanks to these great deals!
The League has made attending the State Government Affairs Conference, Jan. 25-26 in Madison, more affordable with several registration deals. FULL STORY

Credit Union News


State GAC hotel room deals won’t last forever!
Don’t forget! Lodging is not included in the State GAC registration fee. Make sure you don’t miss out on these great hotel deals. Book your room now before they expire. FULL STORY

Will your credit union benefit from mortgage loan servicing? It takes a sizable mortgage loan portfolio to justify the fixed infrastructure cost to retain internal servicing.  FULL STORY

Introducing Want
Rewards®!  We designed Want Rewards® for all credit unions.  FULL STORY

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Start building relationships with lawmakers today
Don't wait for the State GAC. Start building relationships with lawmakers today by inviting them to visit your credit union and by sharing with them a link to your credit union's video on the REAL Solutions®: For a Reason website. FULL STORY
“1 with The League” continues to strengthen CUs’ grassroot efforts
The League continued to grow the network of Activists who proactively grow credit union allies in their communities, in media and in government. FULL STORY
Several Wisconsin credit unions celebrate important milestones
Several Wisconsin credit unions will celebrate their 50th and 75th anniversaries in 2011. FULL STORY

Save money on operations and compliance trainings with these great deals!
Credit union staff and volunteers need to be up-to-date on important operations and compliance topics. Why not save some cash by taking advantage of some great education deals from The League. FULL STORY

The League’s 2010 educational offerings helped advance CU staff skills
The League’s in-person, telephone and Internet programs better equipped front line staff, board members, and management to fulfill their roles. FULL STORY

2011 escrow account interest rate set at 0.37%
The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions has set the 2011 mandatory interest rate on required escrow accounts at 0.37%. FULL STORY

2011 Standard Mileage Rates announced
Beginning January 1, 2011, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (including vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be 51 cents per mile for business miles driven. FULL STORY

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