Vol. 01 Issue 12 | November 23, 2021

Giving Thanks

In our credit union industry, community and giving thanks are at the heart of who we are. Last week, I had the privilege to present a check to the Children’s Miracle Network for $70,000, thanks to the generosity of credit union employees and volunteers engaging in fundraising with us this year. This was just one....

Credit Unions, Coffee and Conversations: Michigan Business Connection's Bill Beardsley
MCUL CEO Patty Corkery Spreads CU Message on CMN Radiothon
Advocacy & Compliance
Key State Issues
  • We continue to work on further movement for HB 4799 and 4800, by Reps. Graham Filler and Kyra Bolden, to enact Michigan’s version of the Uniform Assignment of Rents Act.
  • We have begun work on possible introduction of new electronic and remote notary reforms, and minor amendments in the Michigan Credit Union Act.
  • We remain focused on efforts to utilize some of this funding for state-level CDFI support.
Key Federal Issues
  • All eyes continue to watch efforts in the U.S. Senate to pass the “Build Back Better” social spending bill.
  • There is renewed concern that there may be another attempt to include the controversial IRS reporting requirement in its provisions.
  • Two pieces of credit union-supported legislation were marked up in the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, and advanced by voice vote.
Education & Networking
MCUL's 2022 Trainings Lineup

Get a sneak peek of the MCUL training line up for the coming year here. This is a great tool for scheduling and budgeting for the New Year.

Servant Leadership Webinar on Nov. 30

MCUL will deliver the webinar "Now Serving! The Journey to Become an Amazing Leader" with Delilah Reynolds on Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. (ET). The training helps to foster an organizational and team culture...

January's Compliance Conference to be Delivered Virtually

Register now for the MCUL Compliance Squad Virtual Conference, on Jan. 26 & 27, 2022. Attendees will enjoy live presentations that allow time to interact with speakers and meet peers without being...

The Credit Union Difference

Libraries Must Register Soon for CU-Sponsored 2022 $mart Money Kids Read

The $mart Money MI Kids Read program will provide 8,000 copies of the children’s book Count on Pablo to families participating in public library story times in April of 2022. The books are...

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Making an Impact!

MCCU Staff Supports United Way Campaign

Marshall Community Credit Union (MCCU) staff members came together during the month of October to raise funds for a worthy cause, the United Way. Funds raised during the campaign help support three area United Way chapters: Marshall United Way, Branch County United Way and the United Way of Battle Creek and .....

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MLive Readers Vote Financial Plus & American 1 Best Michigan CUs

MLive Media Group recently held the 2021 Reader’s Choice Awards, wherein readers voted on their favorite local businesses across three regions in an effort to recognize those who have stood out within the past year.

The readers voted Financial Plus Credit Union as Michigan’s Best Credit Union in the Flint, Saginaw and Bay City area. And readers in Southeast Michigan voted American 1 Credit....

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November is Giving Month at Community Choice

November is a busy month of giving at Community Choice Credit Union as three charitable efforts, all designed to make a lasting impact on local communities, will commence....

AAACU's Slashed ODP Fees Will Save Members $675K

Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union (AAACU) recently announced that it has, once again, reduced its non-sufficient fund (NSF) and overdraft protection service fee (ODP). The fee will now be $13.75, effective.....

Did you know Turkey was not on the menu at the first Thanksgiving. Venison, duck, goose, oysters, lobster, eel, and fish were likely served, alongside pumpkins and cranberries (but not pumpkin pie or cranberry sauce).

Tell us your favorite Thanksgiving dish on our Facebook page
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