The New Hampshire Bankers Association sent out a press release yesterday that announced the fact that they have passed a resolution urging Congress to tax credit unions. The release and the accompanying resolution restate the arguments that they used when they commenced their anti-credit union campaign last month.
The Palace Theatre announced it has received a $15,000 donation from MembersFirst Credit Union of Manchester, NH, toward its Second Century Campaign designed to fund its capital campaign. The fund will be used for much needed theatre improvements and safety upgrades.
The New Hampshire Jump$tart Coalition’s ongoing effort to build the personal financial management skills of Granite State students have been recognized by Governor Maggie Hassan in a proclamation designating April as Financial Literacy for Youth Month.
Jenefer Duane has been added to the agenda for the League’s April 15 program, “Preventing, Detecting and Addressing Elder Financial Abuse". Ms. Duane currently serves as the Senior Program Analyst in the CFPB’s Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans and joined the bureau in 2011.
Bellwether Community Credit Union, headquartered in Manchester, NH, captured a coveted Excellence Award at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council's 21st annual conference held March 12-15 in Orlando, FL.
The League’s Marketers Network gathered together at the Credit Union Center in Marlborough on March 11. The featured speaker for the meeting was League President Paul Gentile who shared the insight he has on how the media works which he gained while working as a reporter and then as the editor of <em>Credit Union Times</em>.</p>
Credit Union CEOs in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island received an e-mail Tuesday, February 18 asking them to participate in a very important survey designed to gather their thoughts and concerns regarding the NCUA’s proposed Risk Based Net Worth proposal. This proposal would mean that many credit unions that have a set percentage of loans in certain business lines would have to substantially increase the amount of capital that they hold. (Click here to take the survey.)
The League’s newsletter Daily CU Scan is staking out space on Twitter (@DailyCUScan) in order to get the latest breaking news out to member credit unions on a real time basis. “A daily newsletter is a tremendous communication tool,” said League President Paul Gentile, “but when it is coupled with the ability to get the word out in real time we can really take the idea of timely information to the next level.”
The NCUA confirmed February 11 that there will be no Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund (TCCUSF) assessment charged in 2014 and the agency further stated that credit unions are much less likely to be charged another TCCUSF assessment going forward.
On Monday, credit union executives and volunteers in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island are going to have access to a new daily information source from the League called the “Daily CU Scan.” This new publication will put important credit union news in front of you while it is fresh and relevant as well as giving the League the chance to expand coverage in a number of areas.