The Pulse 06-02-16

Volume 5, Issue 22.5

The Pulse Archive


Community Development Financial Institutions Certification Webinar

Low-income credit unions interested in becoming certified as Community Development Financial Institutions can get valuable information from an upcoming webinar, “CDFI Certification –Special Credit Union Version,” hosted by the National Credit Union Administration.

The webinar, is scheduled for Thursday, June 23, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. There is no charge. View the entire press release here


NYIB 2016 Annual Conference

Join the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) in San Antonio, Texas in July for the ONLY youth financial education & marketing conference geared toward credit union professionals. From student branches and financial presentations, to understanding youth culture and exploring tech trends, it will cover it all in three exciting days. 

This year’s conference is July 26-29, 2016, at the Omni La Mansion del Rio on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. For more information, and to register, see the NYIB website.


Follow the links on the stories below to read more about the outstanding programs, new initiatives and well-deserved recognition received by your peers recently. Got news of your own? Send stories, pitches, press releases and published articles to MnCUN Communications Specialist Laura Whittet

Below is a summary of the Minnesota Credit Union Network's June educational sessions. Browse the listings below and click the links for more detailed information and online registration. Look for a complete schedule on the Event Calendar section of the Network website!


MnCUN Major Events:


Peer-to-Peer Sessions




Industry Events


Webinars On Demand

MnCUN's Webinars On Demand bring important information on credit union hot topics, updates and compliance standards to you -- no matter where you are. These sessions are provided via web link, enabling you to learn at a time that's convenient. Go to the Webinars on Demand page of the Network website to order these sessions.

In addition, the dues supported complimentary compliance training is now available for download on the Network website. Empower and educate your staff with this BSA and OFAC Compliance webinar. The hour-long, recorded session covers all of the necessary information for your annual BSA compliance training requirement.  (This is a MnCUN member-only benefit. Please make sure you are logged in to the site in order to access the webinar download.)



National CU Foundation Releases Annual Impact Report

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has released their 2015 Impact Report entitled “Helping Members Every Step of the Way Along Life’s Journey.”  This report provides insight into the initiatives, programs and grants provided by the Foundation throughout the last year. 

Click here to view/download the report or visit>News & Media>Annual Impact Report.

“This new report highlights how the Foundation helps credit unions improve their members’ financial lives not only every day, but every step of the way,” said Christopher Morris, Foundation Director of Communications. “Through Foundation programs, grants and resources, we’re proud to assist members of all ages achieve financial freedom.”

Highlights of the report include:


  • Infographics highlighting the impact of the Foundation’s programs & grants;
  • A timeline showcasing the impact the Foundation’s had in the last 35 years;
  • Foundation financial summary; and
  • 2015 Foundation donor listing. 

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