Current Issues in Credit Unions #36.

It’s our 3rd Anniversary!  3 years of CIiCU.  Faith, Brian, Guy and I bring you today’s show.  Here are the topics: –Corporate Stabilization Update. –Negative predictions:  regulator consolidation, loss of tax status, CU consolidation, trade associations and leagues going away and the loss of the dual charter system.  Let’s discuss each of these in turn.  How…

OCUL Zenith 2009.

We exhibited at the OCUL Zenith Convention in Cleveland last Thursday and Friday.  Here’s a picture of Dawn and Lauren at the booth.  The OCUL always runs a very professional show.  Despite the economy, this year was no exception.  The exhibit hall had great traffic the entire time and the special events were well attended. …

Picture from the IL Credit Union League Convention.

It’s that time of year again.  It’s time for state credit union league conventions.  This year, we exhibited for the first time at the Illinois League Convention in Chicago.  Monette Cope from our Chicago Office and I were there last Thursday and Friday.  The League had a 50′s theme and we dressed the part. Our…

From the Regulation Z workshop…

Henry Hobson, the new head of lending at Anthrax Research Federal Credit Union thinks that he can raise revenue by charging penalty rates on credit cards.  He creates disclosures to this effect in the credit card application and agreement.  Donna Debtor signs up for a new card under Hobson’s new program and transfers all her…

Puppies and Reg. Z.

Those of you who attended my Reg Z and Reg B presentations last Tuesday and Wednesday and the Trusts webinar that I did last Friday heard my puppy story.  For everyone else, last weekend I took my family to pick out a puppy.  There were two left in the litter and given the fact that I…