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Register now for MnCUN's 2014 Annual Meeting & Convention
Join your credit union
colleagues for the 2014 MnCUN Annual Meeting & Convention, set for April
25-26 at the new Radisson Blu at the Mall of America. Schedule changes, keynote
speakers and online registration all available. Follow this link for additional
Join the "Don't Tax My CU" fight and take action now!
Right now, Congress is planning a major tax reform and is likely using a "blank paper" approach. This would wipe out all current tax exemptions, and legislators would add back in those they feel are most important. Tell your legislators that the credit union corporate income tax exemption is necessary. Without it, the economy, consumers and the financial marketplace would suffer. TAKE ACTION NOW.
Follow the link for more "Don't Tax My Credit Union" campaign details and resources. More ►
NCUA Risk-Based Capital Proposed Rule
The NCUA has proposed a rule that would replace the current risk-based net worth requirement with a new risk-based capital ratio. The rule would apply specifically to those federally-insured natural person credit unions with assets of over $50 million. The rule would revise the risk weights for many of NCUA’s current asset classifications, which would weigh more heavily assets in real estate loans, member business loans, delinquent loans and investments in CUSOs. Follow the link for more information and resources. More ►
MnCUN launches refreshed Bankziety campaign
Positioning credit unions as "the cure" to consumers' financial frustrations, the Minnesota Credit Union Network recenly launched a refeshed look to its consumer awareness campaign, Bankziety. Visit the resources page of the Network website for logos, written materials and infographics to use in promoting the campaign. More ►
Get the archive: Forum on student-run credit unions
Student-run credit unions have become a hot topic in Minnesota recently. HomeTown Credit Union, St. Paul Federal Credit Union and Postal Credit Union have received media coverage and high praise for their new in-school branches. To provide insight into the process, MnCUN and the Foundation hosted an educational session for credit unions to discuss the topic. More ►
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