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April 2015 Items

  • Earth Day: Green, Giving, Growing: Missoula FCU's "Shred Day" is only one way credit unions are celebrating. More►
  • Research and "A-Ha Moments": CUNA Mutual Group's "What Matters Now" report can help credit unions better serve their members. More►
  • A Direct Line: Read about Whitefish CU's Junior Board of Directors. More 
  • CUNA RBC2 Letter and Video: Offers resources for credit unions to comment on NCUA's revised risk-based capital plan. More►
  • Win Members from Megabanks : Most say they would prefer to use a commuinity-based financial institution, but how do we get folks to switch? More►
  • Blog: Not-for-profit credit unions are essential. More 
  • CU's Value Goes Beyond Rates and Checking Accounts: Financial education adds enormous value to their members' financial lives. More►
  • The Student Loan Problem: They're proving to be a much bigger burden on households than previously thought. More►
  • Blog: Not-for-profit credit unions are essential. More 
  • Credit Union Financial Literacy Programs: What are credit unions doing and does it work? More►
  • New Member Benefit: Monthly Economic Updates   : CUNA has released the first 15-minute video in its new Economic Update series. More►
  • A Direct Line: Check out the featured resource this week: Embark CU's Board of Director/Vounteer Manual. More 
  • At the State Capitol: Four bills backed by Montana's credit unions make it to Governor Bullock's desk. More►
  • Why Credit Unions Might Be the Smartest Choice : A blog in the Huffington Post lays out why credit unions have a positive impact on consumers and their states' economies. More►
  • Montana CUs in the News: Southwest MT CFCU shines with its commitment to community. More 
  • Working with Coops is a "Natural Fit": Credit unions benefit when they create strategic partnerships with other cooperatives. More►
  • Credit Unions in Rural Montana Magazine (page 5): This month Members of Montana Electric Co-Ops got to read about Forming a Financial Foundation. More►
  • Montana Credit Unions in the News : A News Now article covers how Montana credit unions are advocating for hardworking community members in Op-Ed. .
  • It's "Plain Hogwash"!: CUNA Economist Mike Schenk offers facts that counter common narratives from the banking industry. More►
  • Credit Unions and Community: The Credit Union Geek takes a look at organizatins supporting credit unions in their own efforts.
  • Mobile Payment Update: News Now reports that CurrentC will soon roll out and Apple Pay adds 26 new credit unions. 
  • A Direct Line: How do you get new board members up to speed? More 
  • Payday Loan Guidelines: Credit unions keep quiet on the CFPB's approach. More
  • Credit Union Journal Editor's Note: Is the credit union movement losing its religion? More►
  • New Credit Scoring Method Proposed: FICO wants to create credit scores for people who don't have them. More 
  • NCUA Economic Update: NCUA's latest update forcasts a solid, if slightly less optimistic, economic growth outlook. More
  • CUs and Young Savers : A Reuters article lays out why credit unions are a good option for young savers.
  • A Direct Line: Boards should consider making their CEO succession plan a succession strategy. More 
  • Four Credit Unions Collaborate on OpEdCEOs of Montana credit unions write column supporting the state EITC. More
  • Credit Unions a Good Fit: Why Millenials and Small Businesses can find what they're looking for at a credit union.
  • The Credit Union Effect: Credit counseling helps members "pull themselves out" of debt. More 
  • April is National CU Youth Month: Credit unions get "Wild About Savings" for the month of April to celebrate youth financial literacy. More►

Click on the links below to access articles from past months (starting with August 2013).



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