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NJCUL Hosts Meeting with NCUA: CU Fraud and Losses The Supervisory Committee’s Role

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL) hosted over 50 credit union CEOs, supervisory committee and board members, for a private meeting with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Supervisory Examiners Terrance Adam and Marcus Vander Wall at its 84th Annual Meeting & Convention held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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CU Times Highlights NJ Congressional Delegation Pressing NCUA on Taxi Loans Through League-Led Letter

Putting the spotlight on the plunging value of taxi medallions since the NCUA last issued guidance on such loans, the New Jersey congressional delegation is asking the agency to update its advice on such lending, a recent article in the Credit Union Times points out. All 14 members of New Jersey’s congressional delegation signed a letter to the NCUA's Chairman J. Mark McWatters last week on the agency’s treatment of these loans. Circulated among the delegation by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1), the letter is the culmination of months of groundwork between the NJCUL and their offices, as well as making the case to the other delegation members that they should add their name as well.

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FBI's Own Brett Yeager Gives Attendees the Scoop in Cybersecurity

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)'s very own Brett Yeager from the Newark division traveled to Atlantic City to speak with Convention attendees and gave insights about cybersecurity.

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DonnaLyn Giegerich Presents Resilient Leadership Skills for Women Executives and Leadership Trends in Two-Part Sessions

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – When Donnalyn Giegerich, the leader of an empowerment speaking and corporate training company, was highly recommended by a female credit union professional to speak at our Convention, we thought she was a perfect complement to our speaker line-up, especially since adding on the Emerging Leaders track focused on that next generation being groomed to move up the management ladder. 

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2018 New Jersey Economic and Business Outlook with Ryotaro Tashiro

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Regional Economic Advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Ryotaro Tashiro, spoke with the New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL)'s 84th Annual Meeting and Convention attendees Monday afternoon about the state of New Jersey's economy and business outlooks.

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Regulatory Developments Take Center Stage in Annual NCUA & NJ DOBI Panel Discussion

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Thomas Hunt and Christopher Lopes from the NJ Division of Banking and Insurance (NJ DOBI), along with Marcus Vander Wall and Terry Adam from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) led a roundtable discussion Monday afternoon to address what credit unions can expect on the regulatory front.

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CUNA Mutual Group's Linda Nedelcoff Explains How Change is Not Top Down

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – CUNA Mutual Group's Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Linda Nedelcoff, led an elaborate discussion with Convention attendees about how to stay engaged with your employees and how change happens all throughout your credit union. The right treatment of employees is a key component of what drives member business.

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Renowned Expert on NJ Politics Gives His Take on the Upcoming Mid-term Elections

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –  Professor Benjamin Dworkin, PhD, founder and head of Rowan University’s Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship gave his take on what we might expect in the upcoming mid-term elections during a Monday break-out session at the NJ Credit Union League’s 84th Annual Meeting and Convention.

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Solutions Theater's Continue in the Exhibit Hall with Narmi and njBIZloan Connection

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL)'s 84th Annual Meeting and Convention continued Monday with two more Solutions Theater sessions in the Exhibit Hall. The co-founder of Narmi, Nikhil Lakhanpal, and the Managing Member of njBIZloan Connection, LLC and the founder and President of Biz Lending & Insurance Center, Inc. (BLIC), Murray Halperin, spoke with attendees in each of their own sessions.

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NJCUL Honors 2018 Award Winners at Dinner Banquet; Jason Lyle Black Performs

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – NJCUL’s 84th Annual Meeting and Convention finished off Monday evening with a cocktail hour, awards dinner and performance made by Jason Lyle Black, an award-winning pianist, entertainer, and composer, whose combination of music, comedy, and audience interaction creates a one-of-a-kind show experience.

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NJCUL President/CEO David Frankil and CUNA Mutual Group Keynote Jonah Berger Kick Off League’s 84th Annual Meeting and Convention at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL) President/CEO David Frankil kicked off the NJCUL’s 84th Annual Meeting & Convention at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City Monday morning during the Opening Session, which also featured CUNA Mutual Group-sponsored Keynote Speaker Jonah Berger.

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2nd Annual Advocacy Reception Puts CU Volunteers at Forefront Political Advocacy

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – As part of its initiative to educate, train, and build an “army” of volunteer advocates, the New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL) extended a special invitation to all credit union volunteers attending this year’s convention to its Annual Advocacy Reception on Sunday with special guest state Senator Jeff Van Drew, the leading candidate to replace retiring Congressman LoBiondo in the 2nd District.

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New Emerging Leaders Track Gives Credit Union Professionals Tools for Strategic Thinking, Influential Communication, and the Credit Union Mission

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – To foster and empower the aspiring emerging leaders in our industry here in New Jersey, the League added a dedicated Emerging Leaders track for our education at the 2018 Convention, focused on that next generation being groomed to move up the management ladder. It includes hands-on sessions on how to evolve thinking from the tactical to the strategic, developing content and presentation skills, and how credit unions provide a foundation for social good. We even had an Emerging Leader takeover our social media!

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CUs and Exhibitors Mix and Mingle in Exhibit Hall During Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception Sponsored by njBIZloan Connection

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Convention attendees gathered in the Exhibit Hall Sunday evening to mix and mingle and also network and discuss solutions with the 52 exhibitors on display during the Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception sponsored by njBIZloan Connection. They also had the chance to purchase tickets for the Foundation’s popular Wine, Lose or Draw fundraiser and learn about two new business partners in the League’s new Solutions Theater.

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NJCUL Hosts CEO Roundtable: Collaborations and Educated Decisions

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – On October 10th, 14 New Jersey credit union CEOs participated in a virtual CEO Roundtable hosted at the New Jersey Credit Union League office. The meeting was sponsored by One Digital Healthcare and Benefits. Dale Keener highlighted the company's solutions.

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NJCUL Room Block Open for 2019 CUNA GAC

The CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) is set for March 10-14, 2019, in Washington, D.C. We're excited for another year of advocacy on the Hill and encourage all credit unions from our state to attend this event. Once again, the New Jersey Credit Union Leaguehas secured a hotel block for League affiliated credit unions at the Renaissance Hotel located at 999 9th St NW, which is directly across from the Washington Convention Center. Our rate is $330.00 plus tax per night. To make your reservation click here. Call Yvette Segarra at 800-792-8861 ext. 103 for the PASSWORD. 

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CECL Symposium Informs with Expert Insights and Solutions

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – The CECL Symposium, held live at the League office on September 20, provided attendees and sponsors with a very comprehensive presentation on this major accounting change; the biggest change to occur in over thirty years. The main speaker, Michael Umscheid, President and CEO of ARCSys, set the stage as he shared a FASB update and then provided a thorough explanation of all the components that a credit union needs to consider before committing to a CECL Model. After this presentation, the audience heard from various solutions providers who gave overviews and demos of their products.

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Virtual Cybersecurity Expo Delivers!

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – With the promise of a blend of education and solutions, the Virtual Cybersecurity Expo delivered.

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NJCUL Hosts its second session on Cybersecurity: NCUA on the ACET and CAT

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – The National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) Len Siwak and Alexis Pezza presented detailed information about the Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool (ACET), and how it was developed and will be utilized by the agency at the New Jersey Credit Union League's Cybersecurity Roundtable on Wednesday.

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NJCUL Hosts its second session on Cybersecurity: NCUA on the ACET and CAT

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – The National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) Len Siwak and Alexis Pezza presented detailed information about the Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool (ACET), and how it was developed and will be utilized by the agency at the New Jersey Credit Union League's Cybersecurity Roundtable on Wednesday.

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Collections Workshop Engages and Informs

The New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL) held a Collections Workshop live at the League Office and via Zoom on June 12, 2018.

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NJCUL CEO David Frankil Makes the Case for CU Reg Relief in Recent ROI-NJ Article

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – The changes to the Dodd-Frank Act included in S.2155 were “the best thing to happen to community banks and credit unions in some time,” a recent article in ROI-NJ points out. In the article, New Jersey Credit Union League President/CEO David Frankil explains that credit unions were greatly burdened by certain aspects of Dodd-Frank. “One of the challenges we’ve always had, which was amplified by Dodd-Frank, is that credit unions get lumped into the same category as Wells Fargo or Bank of America when it comes to regulations,” Frankil said. “We didn’t cause the crisis; we’re the good guys. It was kind of like adding insult to injury to be treated as though we were the problem.”

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Golfers Enjoy a Day on the Greens at NJCUL’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Golfers from across the state came together at Forsgate Country Club Tuesday for a day on the greens at NJCUL’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament. Despite the clouds and rain showers, golfers enjoyed a great day on the greens on the beautiful Banks Course.

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NJCUL Hit a Home Run with the 2018 Director Conference

Having not held a director conference in New Jersey for over a decade, it was time for a change! Working with a subset of the NJ DNA Group (NJ Director and Volunteer Alliance Group) as a steering committee made all the difference. A team of directors worked closely and collaboratively with the League to be sure that the content of this past weekend’s Director Conference was developed by New Jersey credit union directors for New Jersey credit union directors. The meeting flow exceeded expectations and had a nice mix of left and right brain topics.

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Your Marketing Company and Uncommn Present 'the Birds and the Bees of Great Marketing', More Highlights from NJCUL's 2018 Marketing Conference

NJCUL, YMC & Uncommn's Marketing Conference Gives CUs Hands-On Tools to Reach Members and Potential Members with Strategic Marketing Plans and Member Experience

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – The New Jersey Credit Union League partnered with Your Marketing Company (YMC), an NJCUL Business Partner, and Uncommn for an insightful and interactive marketing conference Tuesday that navigated credit union marketing professionals and leaders through the process of crafting of a strategic marketing plan that accomplishes the goals of the credit union, making member experiences better on digital channels, marketing compliance, and how the winner of the 2017 NJCUL Alexander Kosobucki Marketing Award created their winning campaign.

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Core Processing Solutions Forum a Major Success

What do you get when you bring together five core processing competitors to a one-day event? A pretty cool—and informative—session.

On April 5, 2018, the New Jersey Credit Union League hosted a forum centered around structured demonstrations with the following core processing companies: AMI Information Systems, CU Interface, CU*South, Flex, and Sharetec.

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23 CU Professionals Receive Free HR Management Training at NJCUL and Jersey Shore FCU Through Second Round of League’s Rutgers Training Grant

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at the League office and virtually over the internet at Jersey Shore FCU last week for free HR management development training. This two-day “Supervisory Symposium” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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New Jersey Credit Union League Room Block Open for 2018 CUNA GAC

The Credit Union National Association's 2018 Governmental Affairs Conference is set for Feb. 25 – March 1, in Washington, D.C. The New Jersey Credit Union League is excited for another year of advocacy on the Hill and encourage all credit unions from our state to attend this event. Once again the League has secured a hotel block for League-affiliated credit unions at the Renaissance Hotel located at 999 9th St NW, which is directly across from the Washington Convention Center. Our rate is $324 plus tax per night.

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NJ DNA Group Discusses Diversity in the Board Room

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – The last NJ DNA directors meeting of the year was held at the League Office on Wednesday. The meeting facilitator was credit union veteran Scott Butterfield who shared his passion for credit unions, especially smaller ones, and presented tactics for growth within the industry by having a diverse board.

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Cybersecurity Workshop Exceeds Expectations

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – Last Thursday’s Cybersecurity Workshop sponsored by Vizo Financial featured speakers from one of their CUSOs – The Sollievo Group – and delivered relevant content that resonated with the group.

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CU Professionals Receive Free HR Management Training at Credit Union of New Jersey Through Second Round Of League’s Rutgers Training Grant

EWING, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at Credit Union of New Jersey this week for free HR management development training. This two-day “Supervisory Symposium” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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Duties of Directors and Indemnification of Directors and Employees with Drew Edwards

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Drew Edwards spoke with attendees Tuesday morning at this year’s NJCUL Annual Meeting and Convention about NCUA’s Regulatory Standards, including Duty of Loyalty, Duty of Care, Business Judgement Rule, Indemnification, and more. Edwards provided directors with the knowledge of what they are liable for, what insurance is out there for their protection, and how to best serve their membership.

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Convention Coverage: Building a More Corporate Social Media Strategy in the Mortgage Industry with Ben Smidt

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Digital Marketing Manager of MGIC, Ben Smidt, spoke to Convention-goers about the effectiveness of social media and the way to best use social media to address regulatory compliance and creating a road map for employees to maximize social media efforts on Tuesday morning. In this breakout session, Smidt provided insights for crafting an effective social media strategy, content that will further brand reach and engagement, the importance with reputation management, and how to mitigate risk and minimize the impact of negative feedback.

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Convention Coverage: Lending and Sales Expert Don Arkell Leads Two Breakout Sessions on How Credit Unions can use the Digital Revolution to Provide the Best Services in Lending, and How to Lower Expense Ratio While Increasing Loan Volume

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Lending and sales expert Don Arkell led a session Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning on how credit unions can learn how they can maximize remote delivery to increase sales, and how CUs can organize their loan department to maximize success, the difference between direct and indirect lending, motivating employees to achieve better results, the loan delivery channel that is best suited for you, and how to maximize efficiency and consistency.

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Convention Coverage: Ancin Cooley Leads Two Breakout Sessions: What Your Audit Reports are Telling You and Setting Your Risk Appetite

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Founder and Principal of Synergy Credit Union Consulting, Inc., Ancin Cooley, spoke with Convention attendees Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning in two breakout sessions about how to achieve the most desired risk management results by understanding the information provided by auditors and consultants, and about developing a risk management program around your credit union's own risk appetite.

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The Vitality of Growth and How to Achieve the Best Results with John Dearing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Capstone Strategic, Inc. partner and managing director John Dearing led a breakout session discussing the credit union market, the challenges credit unions face when it comes to internal and external growth, and what could be done to achieve the best results possible.

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NCUA & NJ DOBI Reps Discuss Regulatory Front in Annual Panel Discussion

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Thomas Hunt and Christopher Lopes from the NJ Division of Banking and Insurance (NJ DOBI), along with Marcus Vander Wall and Terry Adam from NCUA led a roundtable discussion Monday afternoon to address what credit unions can expect on the regulatory front.

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Management Consulting Skills for Executives with Michael Taylor

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Michael Taylor spoke to attendees Monday afternoon about Core Management Consulting skills. SchellingPoint has trained leaders in the same management consulting core skills as used by the competitive forces that are currently hiring. Credit unions are now able to bring more to their management role with analysis, diagnosis and strong solutions.

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CUCollaborate and EverSafe Lead Solutions Theater Sessions in Sold-Out Exhibit Hall

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Two Solutions Theater sessions were held in the Convention Exhibit Hall Monday morning. Credit union leaders learned about a new field of membership expansion tool from CUCollaborate that is available to NJCUL member credit unions and technology available from EverSafe that allows CUs to protect their members’ personal and financial information in the age of cyber attacks.

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CUs and Exhibitors Mix and Mingle in Sold-Out Exhibit Hall During Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception Sponsored by Your Marketing Co.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Convention attendees gathered in the sold-out Exhibit Hall Sunday evening to mix and mingle and also network and discuss solutions with the 53 exhibitors on display during the Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception Sponsored by Your Marketing Co. They also had the chance to purchase tickets for the Foundation’s popular Wine, Lose or Draw fundraiser and learn about two new business partners in the League’s new Solutions Theater (see related story below).

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The Unbanking of America: CUNA Mutual Group-Sponsored Keynote Speaker Lisa Servon Provides a Look at her Undercover Research on Alternative Financial Services and the Consumers that Rely on Them

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – CUNA Mutual Group-sponsored Keynote Speaker Lisa Servon took the stage Monday morning, giving attendees an extensive look into alternative financial services and the continuous debate about financial inclusion that she researched first-hand by working behind the counter of a check casher.

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NJCUL President/CEO David Frankil and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Kick Off League’s 83rd Annual Meeting and Convention at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New Jersey Credit Union League President/CEO David Frankil kicked off the NJCUL’s 83rd Annual Meeting & Convention at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City Monday morning during the Opening Session, which also featured Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno and CUNA Mutual Group-sponsored Keynote Speaker Lisa Servon (see related story).

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New to the Exhibit Hall: Solutions Theater; Biz Lending and PW Campbell

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New to the Exhibit Hall this year was four Solutions Theater sessions, which gave attendees the chance to hear directly from NJCUL Services Corporation Business Partners on various products and services they have to help business and membership grow. On Sunday evening two business partners, Biz Lending and Insurance Center, Inc., and PW Campbell, kicked off the solutions theaters.

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NJCUL’s Agin Facilitates Raritan Bay FCU Staff Training

While many were off on Monday, October 9th, for Columbus Day, Raritan Bay FCU used this as an opportunity to hold staff training. Barbara Agin, NJCUL vice president of member experience & education led an interactive workshop tackling communication and team building.

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Core Processing Workshop Helps CUs Navigate the Various Options and Make the Right Decision

The second in a series of League workshops tackling the elements of managing a core conversion was a huge success. “Core Processing: How to Make the Right Decision”, held this past Wednesday at the Ramada Plaza Conference Center in Monroe, was led by experts in the field who led breakout topics around common sense approaches for managing this huge undertaking.

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10 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at Greater Alliance FCU Through Second Round Of League’s Rutgers Training Grant

PARAMUS, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at Greater Alliance FCU this week for free management development training. This “Supervisory Symposium” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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15 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at Greater Alliance FCU Through Second Round of League’s Rutgers Training Grant

PARAMUS, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at Greater Alliance FCU this week for free management development training. This “Supervisory Symposium” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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21 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at Jersey Shore FCU Through Second Round of League’s Rutgers Training Grant

NORTHFIELD, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at Jersey Shore FCU this month for free management development training. This “Supervisory Symposium” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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League Hosting Free Equifax Data Breach Webinar Tomorrow at 1:30 PM, Launches ‘Equifax Breach Resources’ Web Page

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – In the wake of the massive Equifax data breach impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers, the League is hosting a free "Equifax Data Breach – What Happened? What You Need to Know" Webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, September 20th at 1:30 p.m. for member credit unions to learn what happened and find out steps to take to help your members protect their information from being misused. Register here. The League has also launched an “Equifax Data Breach Resources” Web page that provides recommended steps for consumers to take to determine whether they may have been impacted and to protect their information going forward.

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11 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at CUNJ Through Second Round of League’s Rutgers Training Grant

EWING, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at Credit Union of New Jersey (CUNJ) on Tuesday and Wednesday for free management development training. This “Supervisory Symposium” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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Yvette Segarra Celebrates 30 Years at the League!

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – Yvette Segarra, the League’s Manager of Member Experience, Conferences & Events, is celebrating her 30th anniversary at the New Jersey Credit Union League. A fixture in the New Jersey credit union system, Segarra started at the League in 1987 as a receptionist. In her current position, Segarra touches almost all areas of the League’s business and is the League’s longest tenured employee.

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Research 1166 FCU CEO Annemarie Shinn Talks Millennials and Loans on NJ 101.5 FM

EWING, N.J. – Research 1166 FCU CEO and NJCUL board member Annemarie Shinn is the latest NJCUL-member credit union leader to interview with popular radio host—and proud member of multiple credit unions—Bill Spadea of NJ 101.5 FM as part of the League’s Leaders Series.

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CUNA News Daily Highlights NJCUL’s Lawmaker Visits

WASHINGTON – An article in today’s edition of CUNA News Daily highlights New Jersey credit unions’ meetings with Reps. Donald Norcross (D) and Frank LoBiondo (R) last week. Titled “N.J. CUs Stress Tax Status with Lawmakers” the article points out that NJCUL is “making the most of the long recess”, during which members of Congress will be at home in their districts meeting with constituents, to remind lawmakers of the value of the credit union tax status.

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9 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at Garden Savings FCU Through League’s Rutgers Training Grant

PARSIPANNY, N.J. – Credit union professionals gathered at Garden Savings FCU in Parsipanny on Tuesday and Wednesday for free management development training. This “Becoming a Better Manager” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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NJCUL’s ELT Op-Ed Sent to NJ Papers, Picked Up by Cape May County Herald

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL President/CEO David Frankil recently penned an op-ed on New Jersey’s need for electronic lien and titling (ELT) legislation, especially in the wake of a recent auto lending scheme here in the Garden State that netted “well over half a million dollars” – and could’ve been avoided with electronic filing. The op-ed piece has been picked up by the Cherry Hill Courier Post and Cape May County Herald.

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NJCUL’s ELT Op-Ed Sent to NJ Papers, Picked Up by the Cherry Hill Courier Post and Cape May County Herald

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL President/CEO David Frankil recently penned an op-ed on New Jersey’s need for electronic lien and titling (ELT) legislation, especially in the wake of a recent auto lending scheme here in the Garden State that netted “well over half a million dollars” – and could’ve been avoided with electronic filing. The op-ed piece has been picked up by the Cherry Hill Courier Post and Cape May County Herald.

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9 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at Greater Alliance FCU Through League’s Rutgers Training Grant

PARAMUS, N.J. - Credit union professionals gathered at Greater Alliance FCU in Paramus on Tuesday and Wednesday for free management development training. This “Becoming a Better Manager” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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22 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at NJCUL Through League’s Rutgers Training Grant

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. - Credit union professionals gathered at the NJCUL Education Center Tuesday for free management training and are currently participating in day two of the training today. This “Becoming a Better Manager” training is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year.

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Call for Nominations for the NJCUL Board of Directors Going on Now; Deadline for Nominations is August 25

It is once again time to elect those who will represent credit unions from across the state as members of the New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL) Board of Directors. Pursuant to the NJCUL Board of Directors Nomination and Election Rules, we are issuing a call for nominations. All directors elected during this balloting will serve immediately following the annual meeting or election runoff closes. The Election Committee of the NJCUL Board will review and validate the nominations and ensure that the Nomination and Election Rules are followed by all candidates.

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Q3 2017 Edition of Legislative Newsletter Sent to Lawmakers

The latest edition of NJCUL’s quarterly newsletter, NJ Credit Union Digest, has been sent to New Jersey lawmakers and other government officials and policymakers, and is now available on our Web site for our member credit unions to view.

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ULEND Empowers Your Lenders...Conveniently and Affordably

ULEND Academy is a hands-on, customized learning experience that helps lenders go from transactional to consultative, meeting members’ full financial needs and NJCUL is bringing it to New Jersey at a location near you. Read why Eileen Crean, president/CEO of Members 1st of NJ FCU is sending members of her team: “Just last year our credit union spent more than $3k, between registration, hotel and meals, to train one of our staffers at a lending school in Syracuse, NY. With the ULEND Academy offered at $595 per person for two days of training, it is really affordable. So much so, we are sending four staffers and are still saving money! All of my colleagues should take advantage of the ULEND Academy offered by CUNA Mutual Group through NJCUL.”​

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Marketing Pros Make it to the Head of the Class

NJCUL and YMC Marketing Conference Gives CUs Hands-On Tools to Reach Members and Potential Members with their Unique Value Propositions

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. – The New Jersey Credit Union League partnered with Your Marketing Company (YMC), an NJCUL Business Partner, for an insightful and interactive marketing conference on Wednesday that navigated credit union marketing professionals and leaders through the process of identifying their value proposition and building that into their marketing strategies.

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First Quarter 2017 New Jersey Credit Union Statistics Report Now Available

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL offers member credit unions summaries of New Jersey credit union quarterly statistics compiled by CUNA. These reports include a comprehensive analysis of N.J.’s current economic climate, including the unemployment rate and home price changes. It then places N.J. credit unions in that context. Complete with graphs and charts, the report includes statistics on asset quality, loan and savings growth, and membership growth as compared to population growth, and more.

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Five CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training at Greater Alliance FCU Through League’s Rutgers Training Grant

PARAMUS, N.J. – CU professionals gathered at Greater Alliance FCU last week for free management training, which is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year. It’s not too late to take advantage of this free member benefit, contact Barbara Agin at bagin@njcul.org for more information. Photos of this week’s training are available on the League’s Facebook page.

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16 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training as a Value of NJCUL Membership Through Rutgers Training Grant

EWING, N.J. – CU professionals gathered at Credit Union of New Jersey week for management training, which is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year. It’s not too late to take advantage of this free member benefit, contact Barbara Agin at bagin@njcul.org for more information. Photos of this week’s training are available on the League’s Facebook page.

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Small CUs Explore Opportunities for Growth at League Conference

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – On Friday (yes – on a Friday this year) the annual Small Credit Union Conference was held at the League office. Moving the conference to a weekday was a concept that had been contemplated for a few years now and this year became a reality. With the theme, “Explore the Possibilities”, the conference was packed with content and information designed to enable our small credit unions to take action on items that will impact their bottom line immediately!

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14 CU Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training as a Value of NJCUL Membership Through Rutgers Training Grant

HIGHTSTOWN & KENILWORTH, N.J. – CU professionals gathered at the NJCUL office and at Atlantic FCU this week for management training, which is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year. It’s not too late to take advantage of this free member benefit, contact Barbara Agin at bagin@njcul.org for more information. Photos of this week’s training are available on the League’s Facebook page.

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11 Credit Union Professionals Receive Free Management Development Training as a Value of NJCUL Membership

PARSIPANNY, N.J. – CU professionals gathered at Garden Savings FCU this week for management training, which is available to NJCUL member credit unions through a partnership with Rutgers University, underwritten by an $89,000 educational grant from the State of New Jersey secured by the League earlier this year. It’s not too late to take advantage of this free member benefit, contact Barbara Agin at bagin@njcul.org for more information. Photos of this week’s training are available on the League’s Facebook page.

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Golfers Enjoy a Day on the Greens at NJCUL’s 29th Annual Golf Tournament

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Golfers from across the state came together at Forsgate Country Club Tuesday for a day on the greens at NJCUL’s 29th Annual Golf Tournament. Despite the clouds and scattered showers, golfers enjoyed a great day on the greens on the beautiful Banks Course.

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NJCUL’s 8th Annual Compliance Conference Helps CUs Navigate the Puzzling Landscape of Compliance

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. – On Friday, May 19th, the New Jersey Credit Union League hosted its 8th annual compliance conference. Under the theme of the conference, “Solving the Puzzle of Compliance”, the group heard from five speakers providing attendees best practices, tips, and practical solutions to help them identify the different parts of the puzzle called Compliance.

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