Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Texas league offers grants to attend Latino conference
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (5/13/08)--The Texas Credit Union League (TCUL) is offering grants for Texas credit union professionals and volunteers to attend the Fifth Latino Credit Union Conference June 11-13 in Dallas. The conference affords credit unions the opportunity to learn strategies and techniques for serving their unbanked and underserved markets (LoneStar Leaguer May 7). TCUL accepted grant applications for credit unions in need of financial assistance through last Friday. The grants are made available through the Richard Ensweiler Fund and must be used for the Latino Credit Union Conference. Ensweiler is president of the league. The theme for this year’s conference, “Latinos and Credit Unions: The Crossroads Where Mission Meets Opportunity,” seeks to highlight the potential that the Hispanic market holds for the credit union system. The U.S. Hispanic population increased 1.4 million to reach 45.5 million on July 1, 2007--or 15.1% of the estimated total U.S. population of 301.6 million. The conference is organized by the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions in collaboration with the Network of Latino Credit Union Professionals. TCUL is one of the sponsors.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
#FreeGasFriday courtesy of @tvfcu, TN #creditunions http://t.co/wDRFYJVlpz
3 hours ago
If you were unable to watch or attend @cuna 's @thehill Hill forum on Wed., you can now watch the archived version: http://t.co/FhUnp7HbU8
4 hours ago
Time is running out. If you haven't taken the #NewsNow readership survey, please click here now: http://t.co/4Gp6C2Wa4o
4 hours ago
African financial inclusion possible with mobile money: @IMFNews study http://t.co/0V5DTQToxY
5 hours ago
Louise Herring's birthday is Saturday. 105 years later, her legacy lives on through her kids http://t.co/oMqGADmo0d http://t.co/T3NmS9NqEY
6 hours ago