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CUNAs Certified Financial Counselor Schools in June

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MADISON, Wis. (2/16/12)--CUNA Certified Financial Counselor Schools will be held June 11-14 in Austin, Texas. 

The schools offer credit union counseling professionals the opportunity to hear financial counseling experts share their insight into the latest theories and practices of financial counseling. Through live sessions and face-to-face discussions, attendees will develop the skills and confidence they need to help members through the range of financial situations they may face, said CUNA.

The schools are offered in three parts:

  • CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Part 1. Attendees will learn how to properly assess the current financial situation of their members and explore the available resources and strategies that will help get members on track to financial independence.
  • CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Part 2. The school will explore prevention strategies that will keep members out of debt and troubling financial situations. Attendees will learn how to help their members understand the underlying causes of their financial difficulties and give them the knowledge they need to monitor their expenses effectively.
  • CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Update. The update session will survey the current practices and theories of financial counseling. Attendees will hear from leaders in financial counseling and stay up-to-date with the counseling techniques and practices that will help members reach their financial goals.
Credits and on-site examinations for the Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) certification are provided onsite. Recertification of the CCUFC certification is also available as part of the CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Update.

Missouri Corporate signs with LT for correspondent services

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ST. LOUIS (2/16/12)--Missouri Corporate CU, St. Louis, announced it will offer LT's third-party correspondent financial service solution, Private Correspondent Gateway.

The Missouri Corporate transition from the APEX ACH system to LT's solution will include the ability to offer member credit unions with their own branded cash management platform for their select-employee groups.

All of these services will include LT's integrated biometric authentication for enhanced security.

"LT's correspondent experience and ability to accommodate our needs within a tight time line particularly played into our decision process," said Dennis DeGroodt, Missouri Corporate CU president/CEO.