CUBE TV Update

CUBE TV is the MCUL's online video portal, with regular updates of topics and information for CUs:

CU National Update: For the week of Oct. 1, CUBE TV’s Mona Shand looks at increased CU advocacy efforts as we head down the homestretch to the 2012 elections, as well as the NCUA’s most recent lawsuit taking aim at Wall Street. Plus, hear about a new survey that shows bank fees are going nowhere but up. And in this week’s CU Community Spotlight, find out what Michigan credit unions will be serving for lunch on Oct. 16 in an effort to give small businesses a big boost.

Special Report: CU@Soup - A Recipe for Small Business Support: What do you get when you mix generous helpings of support from credit unions and the Michigan Credit Union Foundation, a group of budding entrepreneurs, and a delicious dinner? The result is CU@Soup, an event hosted by Christian Financial CU at which the public had the chance to decide which business plan would take home the prize. Find out who won, and hear how credit unions and the MCUF are turning dreams into reality.

Michigan Priority Report: Second quarter credit union performance data is in, and in the September edition of his Michigan Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams has the highlights and an analysis of the trends. As he explains, there continue to be signs of an improving economy, and of the critical role that Michigan credit unions are playing in that process.

CU Compliance Connection: The NCUA recently issued guidance on Mortgage Servicing Practices that Impact Servicemembers which may influence how your credit union assists servicemembers who have been issued permanent change of station (PCS) orders. CUBE TV's Shawn Wolbert explains in this month's compliance video.

CUs in the News: Ishpeming Community FCU member wins $10,000 CU Sweepstakes - Michigan credit unions recently awarded the grand prize of the 2012 “Own Your Money” sweepstakes to Lynn Ylitalo of Champion. The longtime CU member was overjoyed to receive the prize she called “life-changing.” General Manager George Isola was equally thrilled to be able to present the grand prize check to one of his members.

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