Latest from the CUNA Volunteer Network

NCUA risk-based capital proposal

Hear why this is important for your CU board members

Impacting credit unions over $50 million in assets, the NCUA proposal would change risk-based capital ratios and require higher minimum levels for CUs with concentrations of assets in real estate loans, member business loans, or high levels of delinquent loans. Watch the video.

CUNA has released a new paper collecting best practices for credit union volunteers who wish to become more actively involved in their credit unions' operations and futures. Entitled Volunteer Leadership and Engagement: Best Practices for CU Boards, the white paper was authored by freelance writer Diane Molvig and sponsored by the CUNA Volunteer Leadership Committee. Read more.

New Training On Demand (TOD) Course: Social Media for Credit Union Volunteers

Social media is a continually developing phenomenon in the communications world. Using various social media platforms, marketing professionals can now reach out to consumers and gather demographic research in ways not before possible. In this Training on Demand course, you'll learn about social media tools including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and LinkedIn, discuss emerging trends and focus in on your role as a volunteer in selecting a social media platform. Read more.

new — Cautionary Tales from the Boardroom

In the sixth installment of this series, Jeff Rendel of Rising Above Enterprises shares another difficult situation from a credit union boardroom. Jeff talks about a board chair with a skewed sense of his responsibility. Hear what the problem was and a variety of ways to work in a more functional way. See other installments of Cautionary Tales from the Boardroom.

Directors Newsletter

Supplemental Benefits Strengthen Succession Plans

SERPs can improve retention and provide leadership continuity.

Credit Union Magazine

Disruption in Payments: Where will it come from? How will you prepare?

Credit unions are experiencing pressure from nontraditional payment providers that are trying to position themselves between you and your members. These new payment players are coming with completely new business models that threaten to disrupt existing business models and payment systems.