Performance & RateWatch Reports Now Available
As a benefit of membership, DakCU has the annual Custom Performance Reports for each member credit union as well as RateWatch Reports available upon request. Performance Reports highlight an individual credit union’s loans, shares, income, and more. RateWatch offers a fee and rate comparison at the state and national levels. Receive a digital copy by contacting Debbie Kruckenberg.
East River FCU Seeking Loan Officer
East River FCU in Madison, SD has an opening for a Loan Officer to assist members with personalized financial products and services. The Loan Officer will interview applicants for consumer and mortgage loans and process the applications, gathering background information and analyzing credit history. Previous underwriting experience is highly desired. Click here for more information and to apply.
Youth Month Coming in April
We are already halfway through March – which means Youth Month in April will be here before we know it. Be sure to watch our Facebook page for fun “financial well-being” style memes that you can share to promote #CUYouthMonth or email Shawn Brummer for the set of 10 graphics that you can use whenever you wish. We also have some special deals planned for our Pee Wee and Friends® subscribers, so watch for a special email promotion coming later this month. Visit the Igloo Mall or contact Deb Kruckenberg for more information about Pee Wee and Friends®.
UMACHA Hosting Virtual Symposium
Payments are moving faster - is your compliance team ready to keep up? This full-day Compliance Symposium on March 25 focuses on ACH Rules and the broader regulatory landscape related to electronic payments. Join UMACHA staff and industry leaders on topics covering the latest updates on the impacts of Same Day ACH and changes to the many regulations related to payments. View the complete Compliance Symposium Agenda with speakers and session descriptions and register here.
Scholarships for North Dakota Students!
North Dakota students between 13-19 years of age are eligible to enter the Bank of North Dakota’s (BND) March Money Madness challenge where two $1,529 scholarships will be awarded. To qualify, individuals must take College SAVE’s March Money Madness challenge that takes less than an hour. There are three challenges – each challenge contains three videos with 2-question quizzes. Answer all the questions correctly, and the entry is complete. Video topics include needs versus wants, repaying loans, and the difference between gross and take-home pay, and more. Begin March Money Madness here and complete by 5 p.m. CT on March 31.
Help Us Stay Up to Date with Your Staff!
Please help us to make sure that your employees are receiving the Memo and are in our database for other important information. We strive to bring you the latest important information related to advocacy, compliance, networking and educational opportunities, and more. Is everyone at your credit union receiving this information? Be sure we have the names, title, and email address of any new employees. The more information your staff has, the better for all of us! Email Shawn Brummer to be added to our distribution list or sign up directly here on our website.
Ready to Ctrl+Alt+Innovate!
Ctrl+Alt+Innovate is the shortcut you need to advance with fintechs and power financial growth. This event will take place on April 7 – 8 from 9:00 a.m. to noon (CT) each day and the cost is just $99 per person! Receive innovation and fintech demos from an experienced panel of experts, attend “Tech Talks” breakout sessions, and much more! Click here to learn more about this collaborative event.
Summit Coming Soon
The Summit is rapidly approaching on May 3 – 4 at the Delta Marriott Hotel and Convention center in Fargo. DakCU is proud to offer this year’s Summit with outstanding educational content, as well as the opportunity to interact with preferred solution providers and business partners. Attend our Annual Business Meeting, the elegant Awards Banquet, and breakout sessions that will address industry hot topics. Our staff is looking forward to reconnecting with you and we can’t wait to host our first in-person event of 2021. Be sure to visit our Summit Event Page for more details and the complete agenda.
Be a Summit Crasher!
If you are a credit union professional age 35 or under who is interested in expanding your career and professional development, consider applying to be a Summit Crasher! The Crashers’ registration fees are FREE so the only expense you will incur is travel and lodging. Learn more about the industry and expand your professional network! Contact George McDonald if you have any questions about the Crasher agenda.
In the Spotlight
Do you know someone at your credit union or another credit union, either employee or volunteer, who has an interesting story? Nominate them for the CU Professionals Spotlight by emailing their name and a brief explanation of why they are “Spotlight” material to Shawn Brummer.
North Central Chapter Meeting
The North Central Chapter has scheduled their meeting for Monday, March 22 hosted by First Community Credit Union’s Devils Lake location. Meet at KC Hall – 522 4th Street NE – Devils Lake, ND at 5:15 p.m. for social with dinner to follow at 6:15 p.m. Program presented by Steve Schmitz, President/CEO of First Community Credit Union: “People Helping People,” Steve’s Story. Please make your reservation by contacting Tiffani Crist, First Community Credit Union at 701-665-1325.
Free Small CU Webinar Series
Don’t forget the free CUNA-League System Small CU Webinar Series! This series provides actionable, relevant and operation-improving best practices while bringing free education to small credit unions on the most important issues they face. Each live webinar takes place on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. CT (1:00 p.m. MT) now through Spring 2021. While subjects are wide-ranging, each webinar will aim to answer many of the biggest questions facing small credit unions. *Please note: the Small CU Webinar Series is designed for credit unions $75M and under in assets. Register here for the series. For additional information, including a complete lineup of upcoming topics, click here.
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