Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 58  •  Issue 2  •  January 11, 2019  •  
Mark Your Calendar: 81st Annual Meeting & Convention

This week’s winter storm makes spring seem like it is light years away, but May and our Annual Meeting and Convention will be here before we know it. It’s time to mark your calendar and save the date for our special event, which will take place May 17 & 18 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay.

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Attention Maine Credit Unions: Last Call for CUNA Diamond Award Entries

Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for a CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Diamond Award.

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Northeast Credit Union Announces New AVP of Mortgages

Northeast Credit Union promotes Chris Saucier to Assistant Vice President of Mortgages.

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Maine Credit Unions in Spotlight for Performance

Maine is featured as a “State in the Spotlight” in Callahan & Associates’ latest  Credit Union Strategy and Performance newsletter, due to strong loan growth in the third quarter of 2018.

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State Legislature Releases Bill Titles for Session

The 129th Maine Legislature has released a preliminary list of bill titles that have been submitted by legislators for consideration during the legislative session.

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NCUA Completes Planned Redistricting of Regional Offices

The NCUA has launched a new regional approach, reducing the agency’s regional offices from five to three.  The Albany (Region I) and Atlanta (Region III) offices have officially closed.

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It’s Prime Time for IRA Deposits – Here’s Why

IRAs are long-term investments for every consumer group. As deposit products become more competitive for every age group, credit unions have the opportunity to provide a valuable service and gain long-term members and deposits.

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Credit Union Advocacy Breaks Through in 2018, Poised for 2019

2018 was a watershed year for CUNA/league/credit union advocacy. Our accomplishments last year during a turbulent political time stand out over any of the last 20 years of credit union advocacy, making it a story that deserves to be told. And as we consider all of our 2018 wins, we are ready more than ever before to take on a new year and new Congress.

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Compliance: CFPB Releases Guidance on Public HMDA data

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released final policy guidance describing the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data it plans to make available to the public starting this year. The final policy guidance applies to HMDA data compiled by financial institutions in or after 2018 and made available to the public by the CFPB beginning in 2019.

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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.
Governmental Affairs

Information Technology Lending Management Member Services Collections/Credit

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

January 14
IRA & HSA 2019 Update, Including Tax Reform Considerations
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January 15
FFIEC Exam Procedures for Business Continuity
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January 16
2018 HMDA Submission Due March 1, 2019, Part 1: Identifying Reportable Loans, Data Integrity & FIG Analysis
Register Now.
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January 22
Successful Skip Tracing Techniques for Locating Borrowers & Recovering Collateral
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January 23
Determining Cash Flow from Personal Tax Returns After 2018 Tax Reform Part 1: Schedules A, B & C
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January 24
2018 HMDA Submission Due March 1, 2019, Part 2: Requirements, Clearing Edits, Exempt Fields & More
Register Now.
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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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