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Maine Credit Union League News & Views

Volume 4 - Number 1 - January 10, 2019 | Print
Celebrating Maine’s New Governor

On Friday, January 4, celebratory activities surrounding Governor Janet Mills’ inauguration formally concluded with the Governor’s Inaugural Ball. The event was held at the Augusta Civic Center. Representatives from Maine’s credit unions were ...Read the full article »

League Forms Liquidity Risk Management Task Force

To address growing concerns surrounding liquidity levels here in Maine, the League assembled a task force to examine the issue and discuss potential solutions. The task force met for the first time in December and is comprised of a cross-section of ...Read the full article »

Last Call for Ending Hunger Contributions

With the busy holiday season now behind us, we want to remind our credit unions to submit their 2018 Ending Hunger funds to the League as soon as possible. In order for funds to be counted as part of the Campaign’s 2018 totals, payments must ...Read the full article »

Credit Unions Help Furloughed Workers

As the partial federal government shutdown continues, credit unions across the country and here in Maine are doing their part to assist impacted members. Nationally, approximately 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed with 420,000 continuing ...Read the full article »

Compliance Corner: Credit Unions Win in 4th Circuit ADA Case

CUNA News – Removing Barriers Blog:

The Fourth Circuit of Appeals has ruled in favor of Department of Labor Federal Credit Union (DOL FCU) related to a frivolous lawsuit alleging website noncompliance with the Americans with Disabilities ...Read the full article »

Credit Union News & Events

The last month of 2018 proved to be a busy one for credit unions around the state. Among grand openings, school visits, holiday celebrations, and fundraising for the Ending Hunger campaign, here is a look at what Maine’s credit unions were up to ...Read the full article »

Elise Baldacci Begins New Role with Mills Administration

Elise Baldacci, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, has joined the Mills Administration as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor. In her new role, Elise will provide counsel to the Governor on a wide range of policy issues and formulate initiatives ...Read the full article »

Honor Roll »

From certificates to designations, check out the latest list of individuals from Maine credit unions recognized for their accomplishments.

The following individuals were awarded a certificate and/or designation for completing a program in December. Congratulations to all.

Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert

Jennifer Hogan, Community Credit Union
Christian Van Dyck, cPort Credit Union

Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor

Janet Beaudette, PeoplesChoice Credit Union
Nancy Greenleaf, PeoplesChoice Credit Union

Consumer Lending Certificate

Paula Powers, Down East Credit Union

Event Calendar – January 2019
14 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – IRA & HSA 2019 Update, Including Tax Reform Considerations
15 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – FFIEC Exam Procedures for Business Continuity
16 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – 2018 HMDA Submission Due March 1, 2019, Part 1: Identifying Reportable Loans, Data Integrity & FIG Analysis
22 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Successful Skip Tracing Techniques for Locating Borrowers & Recovering Collateral
23 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Determining Cash Flow from Personal Tax Returns After 2018 Tax Reform Part 1: Schedules A, B & C
24 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – 2018 HMDA Submission Due March 1, 2019, Part 2: Requirements, Clearing Edits, Exempt Fields & More
29 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Real Estate Loan Collection Rules for Lenders & Mortgage Servicers
30 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Credit Analysis & Underwriting Series: Analyzing Financial Statements for the Credit Analyst
31 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Teller Training Series: Frontline Fraud Prevention: Stopping Fraud at the Teller Line

Words of Wisdom

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” – Helen Keller