Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 28  •  Issue 8  •  February 22, 2019  •  
Save the Date: CULAC Dress Down Week Happens March 11 – 15

Next month, credit unions across Maine will be Dressing Down for CULAC.

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Upcoming Auction for Celtics Garden View Suite Tickets!

On Wednesday, February 27, the League will be auctioning two tickets to see the Boston Celtics on Saturday, March 16. The seats are in TD Garden’s premier Garden View Suite, and the package includes food, drink, and transportation on the Downeaster.  Auction proceeds support the Maine Credit Unions Campaign for Ending Hunger.

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Important Convention Deadlines Approaching

Planning is well underway for the 2019 Maine Credit Union League Annual Meeting and Convention, but there are several important event deadlines coming up you’ll want to keep in mind.

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Are You Talking to Your Family About Money?

Talking about money and personal finances with your family isn’t easy. By following some helpful tips outlined by the League’s Financial Literacy Outreach Coordinator, you can benefit from having these types of conversations.

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Credit Union of Atlanta Signs Seven-Year Agreement with Synergent for Symitar Episys Core Processing

Synergent is pleased to announce that Credit Union of Atlanta has signed a new seven-year outsourcing agreement with Synergent to provide Symitar® Episys® core processing.

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Compliance News: Checklist Consolidates Final Rules & Regs from 2018

CUNA’s 2018 Year-in-Review Checklist was released last week to consolidate resources and information available on the finalized rules and regulations that occurred during calendar year 2018.  Take time to review this check list to make sure your credit union remains compliant.

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CUNA Stresses Need for ADA Lawsuit Solution to New AG Barr

CUNA wrote to Attorney General William Barr to call attention to the legal threats facing credit unions due to uncertainty with how the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to websites. Due to a lack of specific guidance, credit unions around the country have been hit with frivolous lawsuits claiming noncompliance with the ADA.

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Electronic Payments Growth Picking Up Steam, Study Finds

Consumers turned to electronic payments at a faster pace in 2018, signaling rising trust and confidence in mobile wallets and other methods, according to new data.

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It Takes a Village to Save Small Credit Unions

To help struggling institutions, a credit union service organization has launched a Credit Union Rescue Team where volunteers from the industry will work with executives who raise their hand for help.

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Job Opportunities

Below is a list of credit union job opportunities in Maine.  Full descriptions can be found by clicking “Careers” at the top of the Maine Credit Union League website.  To post a position, please email Jen Burke at jburke@mainecul.org.
Information Technology

Lending Management Member Services Collections/Credit

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

February 25
Debit Card Chargebacks: Understanding Visa Claims Resolution
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February 27
ACH Specialist Series: ACH Dispute Resolution
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February 28
Flood Insurance Compliance Update & FAQs
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March 4
Banking Marijuana-Related Businesses
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March 5
C-Suite Series: Strategic Decisions Regarding CECL Methodologies, Processes & Governance
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March 6
Board Reporting Series: Essential Board Reporting: Requirements, Timing, Delivery Options, Risks & Concerns
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March 7
Federal Requirements for Tech-Based Marketing: Websites, Social Media, Robo Calls & More
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Register for any training or event online by using the Event Calendar link found under the Education Tab at www.mainecul.org

 

Editor:
Jen Burke
Communications and
Outreach Manager
jburke@mainecul.org


Weekly Update is written by the Maine Credit Union League.

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