Vol. 01 Issue 6 | August 31, 2021
An Historic AC&E in the Books

We did it! We had our first in-person event since February of 2020 and it was a big one! Our team was thrilled to host the Michigan credit union community at the 2021 Annual Convention and Exposition in Traverse City during August 22-25. With attendees, guests, the MCUL team, vendors and sponsors...

Advocacy & Compliance
Key State Issues
  • Agreement reached on budget "targets" for FY22 budget
  • Financial Exploitation Prevention Act becomes effective on September 26
  • DIFS, MEDC, and MDLEO will host a roundtable discussion on the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) on September 15
Key Federal Issues
  • Legislation introduced to place significant restrictions on overdraft protection services
  • We are carefully tracking U.S. Sen. Jack Reed’s new Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin’s Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2021
  • U.S. Rep. Blaine Leutkemeyer has introduced H.R. 4773, MCUL- and CUNA-supported legislation to replace the CFPB Director position with a five-person governing commission.
Education & Networking
Opening Remarks and a Panel on Life After the Pandemic

MCUL President/CEO Patty Corkery kicked off the morning with a welcome and thanks before introducing MCUL Board Chair Heather Luciani, who spoke for a few minutes. Luciani gave a brief breakdown of the last 18...

Mitch Albom on the Importance of Giving

Mitch Albom’s Center Stage! keynote, “Giving is Living,” focused on the columnist’s time with Morrie, from Tuesdays with Morrie. During his time with Morrie, an educator and mentor that changed his life...

Dr. Samuel Jones Simplifies the Shift

On Tuesday morning, Dr. Samuel Jones opened his keynote speech, “Simplifying the Shift: How to Reinvent Behavior, Brand and Business During Times of Uncertainty,” with a brief history of his own life, growing up...

The Credit Union Difference
This Year's AC&E Young Professionals

At AC&Es of years past, a group of young professionals called “Crashers” would be in attendance, gaining useful access and knowledge to help them grow as future leaders in the Michigan...

Mini “Corks” Wine Fun Recognizes MCUF Business Donors at the AC&E

Even with the knowledge that this year's AC&E would not be able to hold a full Michigan Credit Union Foundation “Corks for...

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Making an Impact!
2021 Michigan Credit Unions and Professionals Honored During Awards Ceremony

At the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) & Affiliates’ 2021 Annual Convention and Exposition (AC&E), the winners of the 2021 MCUL and Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF) Awards were recognized during an awards ceremony...

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7 Michigan Credit Unions named as 2021 Best Credit Unions to Work For!

American Banker (formerly Credit Union Journal) released their annual list of Best Credit Unions to Work For, featuring 55 national credit unions.

“From providing stipends for home office expenses to increased access to telehealth visits to safely bringing employees back to the office...

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Blue Ox Chapter Works Together to Support Blood Drive

The Blue Ox Chapter of Credit Union members have always been able to come together for a common goal. Due to the recent...

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TLC Community Donates $500 in Supplies to The Daily Bread

TLC Community Credit Union’s employees rallied together to collect more than $500 in supplies for The Daily Bread...

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American 1 Offers Economic Luncheon on Sept. 20

On Sept. 20, American 1 Credit Union is holding an Economic Luncheon featuring the Bowtie Economist. Elliot Eisenberg, PhD...

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