Vol. 01 Issue 4 | July 27, 2021
CU Link Stories Campaign Winners

There is nothing better in support of our advocacy efforts than to share and promote stories of our credit unions impacting communities around the state. Thank you to the credit unions that submitted amazing stories of your impact in your community for our CU Link Stories contest. We know there are hundreds...

Advocacy & Compliance
Key State Issues
  • K-12 school appropriations for FY22 received record levels of funding
  • Both chambers passed the citizens’ initiative submitted by “Unlock Michigan” to repeal the 1945 emergency powers law
  • State legislature is expected to return in late summer or early fall to complete work on the FY22 state budget
Key Federal Issues
  • House Financial Services Committee took testimony on the Expanding Financial Access for Underserved Communities Act
  • Public Banking Act of 2021 is also before the commitee
  • NCUA Board issued an RFI and RFC related to digital assets and related technologies on credit unions
Education & Networking
MCUL Brings Google Drive to the 2021 AC&E: Information, Handouts and More

In support of a low-touch, minimal contact experience at the MCUL/CUSG 2021 Annual Convention & Exposition (AC&E), attendees will have access to a convenient hub of information...

The Credit Union Difference
3 Credit Unions Receive MCUF Grants for Zogo Financial App

In 2020, included in the Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF)’s Community Enrichment Grants were three grants totaling $10,000 to three credit unions to assist in integrating... 

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Making an Impact!
UFCU Collects Items for Foster Families Navigation & Resource Center

United Financial Credit Union collected various bath and hygiene items and $400 in monetary donations for Foster Families Navigation...

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DIFS Urges Financial Institutions to Protect Customers' Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments From Being Used for Fees, Overdrafts
The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) issued a bulletin July 13 strongly encouraging financial institutions to protect customers’ monthly Child Tax Credit...

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Health Advantage Credit Union Collects Hundreds of Donations for Amazing Grace Animal Rescue

Health Advantage Credit Union collected hundreds of items during June for their fifth annual Amazing Grace Animal Rescue...

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MSUFCU Supports May is for Miracles Fundraiser with $20,000 Donation

MSUFCU donated $20,000 to the Children’s Miracle Network May is for Miracles fundraising event, which raised $145,902...

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Genisys Partners with Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors to Build Accessible Playground

Genisys Credit Union recently announced a partnership with Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors (ITPRS) to raise funds to build an accessible and inclusive playground at Bay Court Park.

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Kellogg Community Hosts Essential Goods Drive to Support Homeless Community

Kellogg Community Credit Union (KCCU) is striving to make a difference by giving back and supporting local homeless shelters in all the communities they serve. During the pandemic, many shelters in West...

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