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Michigan Credit Union League

In Brief...

Credit Freeze Legislation Presented to the Governor

Representative Joe Bellino introduced HB 5094, which amends the Security Freeze Act. Once signed, this legislation will prohibit credit reporting agencies from charging a fee for temporarily or permanently placing or removing security freezes on credit reports at the request of the consumer or the consumer’s agent. Prior to this legislation, consumer reporting agencies could charge a fee of up to $10 for the permanent or temporary placement or lifting of a security on a credit report. MCUL supported this legislation and thanks Representative Bellino for looking out for the best interest of Michigan consumers.

Collector’s Training School Registration Now Open

Register now for the MCUL & Affiliates 2018 Collector's Training School, held on May 2 in collaboration with the Collections Consortium in Troy. The cost is just $169 per person, which includes registration, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. John A. Zimmer, director of training & development at Credit Today.net, will present "Sharpening Your Collection Skills." The agenda also includes a discussion of the difference between collectors and telemarketers, communication skills, understanding the credit and collection process, how to collect while keeping members, effective voice and listening skills and more.

Last Call for Lending and Marketing Conference Registration

Credit union professionals from across the state will be heading the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel next week for the MCUL & Affiliates 2018 Lending and Marketing Conference, March 20-21.

Still not registered? There’s still time to make sure you’re there for the insights, networking, product and service solutions, speakers, food and fun. To register, email us or call (800) 262-6285, ext. 225.

Secure Rooms by April 4 for Board of Directors at Spring Conference

Be sure to slate the MCUL & Affiliates Spring Leadership Development Conference as a topic at your next credit union board meeting and secure hotel accommodations for CEOs and volunteers by April 4.

The event takes place at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, April 27–29. Rooms are also being held at the nearby, family-friendly Soaring Eagle Waterpark.

Brochures were mailed to all credit union CEOs and more information about the event agenda, speakers and activities for attendees and guests may be found online.

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