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NCUA Instructs Examiners to Follow FinCEN Marijuana Guidance

Breaking News: The NCUA is instructing examiners to follow FinCEN guidance related to banking legal marijuana businesses. It’s a move expected to offer some reassurance to credit unions.

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Posted on 07/25/2014 by Lynn Heider


Video Training Available to Prevent Employee Dishonesty and Fraud

The NCUA and CUNA Mutual Group are partnering to help credit unions prevent fraud and dishonesty. A seven-part online toolkit is being unveiled.

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Posted on 07/24/2014 by Lynn Heider


Global Credit Union Community Serving 208 Million Members

The global credit union community is now 57,000 credit unions strong, serving 208 million members. The World Council of Credit Unions has released a new statistical report.

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Posted on 07/23/2014 by Lynn Heider


Credit Unions Step up to Help Wildfire Victims

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is seeding an emergency fund to assist Washington’s wildfire victims. Media reports indicate 150-200 homes have been destroyed.

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Posted on 07/22/2014 by Lynn Heider


NCUA Director Metsger to Address Amplify Convention in Spokane

NCUA Director Rick Metsger, a native Oregonian, returns to the Northwest on October 7, to address the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Amplify Convention and Annual Business Meeting in Spokane. Now one year into his regulatory role, Metsger shares his perspective with Anthem.

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Posted on 07/22/2014 by Lynn Heider


Tattoos: Taboo or Cool in the Credit Union Culture?

When it comes to top-flight member service and philosophy in action, credit union HR departments have training nailed. Oh, but what to do about tattoos is another question. What say the legal eagles?

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Posted on 07/22/2014 by Lynn Heider

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