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 Dec. 17, CUBE TV’s Mona Shand has news of an important measure passed by Congress that will bring regulatory relief to credit unions. Also, find out just how rapidly the mobile banking sector is growing, and hear what American workers have to say about the economic outlook for next year. Plus, in this week’s CU Community Spotlight, find out how a California credit union made a Christmas miracle possible.

Michigan Priority Report: MCUL Third Quarter Update: As we move into the final months of the year, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams is pleased to report that all three companies are making solid progress toward achieving the objectives set forth in the 2012 Strategic Plan. In this month's Michigan Priority report, hear updates on some of the most critical initiatives, including the CU Link (formerly CU Difference) campaign, PAC fundraising efforts, MCUL Education & Events offerings, and Invest in America.

CU Compliance Connection: November 2012: Fair Lending: Fair lending can be a complex topic to understand and examiners have focused on this issue; particularly credit union lending policies and procedures and the possibility of disparate impact.  This webinar includes a review of Fair Lending, discriminatory lending practices, and examples of specific instances that could be considered Fair Lending violations. Follow our presenter, Shawn Wolbert, on Twitter for regulatory updates at Shawn Wolbert @Go2CUGuru.

Special Reports: The 2012 Grand Raffle campaign to benefit the MCUL Federal PAC, MCULLAF, sold over 40,000 tickets, raising over $200,000 through 144 participating credit unions – a new record for the campaign! This year's winning ticket (No. 44273) was sold by Lake Michigan Credit Union in Grand Rapids, to member Deanna Waskelis of Kentwood. Thanks to all those who participated in this year's Grand Raffle.

CUs in the News: Option 1 CU on WOOD TV: Holiday Saving vs. Spending: ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, but that shouldn’t mean rampant spending. Jerri Schmidt from Option 1 CU discusses ways to plan for holiday shopping and enjoy the season without going into the red.

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