Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
MarylandD.C. successes a springboard for 2009
COLUMBIA, Md. (1/6/09)--The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association’s (MDDCCUA) successes last year will serve as a strong foundation for this year, the MDDCCUA said Monday. “The results we achieved touched hundreds of credit union employees to improve retention, and millions of consumers to drive them to join a credit union,” said MDDCCUA Chairman Wes Bone (FOCUS Newsletter Jan. 5). In 2008, MDDCCUA:
* Launched an ad campaign about credit unions’ safety and soundness. Forty-four credit unions funded the campaign; * Promoted credit unions in community activities such as Money Power Day, DC Tax and Access to Capital fairs, Capital Area Asset Builders’ Financial Literacy Fair, the Eighth Annual Montgomery County Housing Fair and Financial Fitness Day, and the first Credit Union Financial Fitness Fair; * Trained more than 1,500 credit union staff and volunteers; * Funded the Growth, Governance and Services program for small credit unions; * Conducted 18 on-site Bank Secrecy Act Independent reviews, including required training to more than 500 staff and volunteers; and * Facilitated 21 credit union strategic planning sessions.
Last year, two credit union leaders--Bert Hash, MECU CEO, Baltimore, and Thom Beck, MCT FCU CEO, Rockville--also led efforts for the “Task Force to Study How to Improve Financial Literacy in the State” to become law, MDDCCUA said.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Goodwill Industries latest to report data security breach http://t.co/gIaXNsT4Bk
8 hours ago
CUNA economist Schenk discusses regulators' focus on interest-rate risk. See CU Magazine: http://t.co/tW1p9rTSSv
10 hours ago
Fed issues annual report on general-use prepaid cards in gov't-administered payment programs. http://t.co/3zPhejSPZt
10 hours ago
Children in foster care face higher risk of identity theft via @NBCNews http://t.co/Dif0hCfBdA
10 hours ago
.@Cornerstone_CUL's leadership conference includes food drive for San Antonio food bank http://t.co/h2O8O4TxuD
11 hours ago