- Live and On-Demand Webcasts
Credit union webcasts for training, compliance info, best practices and more. NAFCU's live and on-demand webcasts address key issues and hot topics in a convenient and affordable no-travel way that accommodates group participation at your credit union.
- Annual Awards
Highly recognized leaders set themselves apart by exceeding expectation, overcoming challenges, embracing change and accomplishing critical goals with strength and ingenuity. The most extraordinary of these leaders and organizations become the recipients of NAFCU’s annual awards – the credit union community’s highest honor with winners receiving national recognition.
- Training Courses
Available courses included in NAFCU's online training program for credit union volunteers and new staff.
- Online Training Program Detailed Outline
Detailed outline of NAFCU's online training program for credit union volunteers and new staff.
- Session Details
Read educational session details for NAFCU's Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference, including director financial literacy training, supervisory committee training, BSA and risk management, executive benefits, economic outlook and more!
Check out the top-notch credit union industry experts that are presenting at NAFCU's 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference. Speakers include Fred Becker, NCUA staff and keynoter Eric Greitens.
- Congressional Caucus
The 2013 NAFCU Congressional Caucus, September 8-11 in Washington, DC, is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with members of Congress after a critical election year. Take an active role in the political process and raise awareness for the important credit union issues we face to help move our industry forward.
- Capitol Hill Visits
Your visits with your members of Congress will provide valuable information on how an issue will affect your members, allow face-to-face contact and the chance to see what arguments and information are persuasive, and offer an opportunity to get to know your legislator personally. Schedule your visits to the Hill at NAFCU's Congressional Caucus.
- An Inside Guide to a Credit Unions Board of Directors
With the challenges that credit unions face, upholding a strong and committed board of directors is vital. Ensure that your credit union understands the inner workings and the fundamentals of a credit union board of directors. This webcast will focus on chairman selection, credit union board composition and term limits, independence requirements and testing, board committee structure, information dissemination, document retention, training and board self-evaluation.
- Biltmore Mansion Special Event
George Vanderbilt created the Biltmore as an escape from everyday life. Now, you are invited to explore that escape for yourself. Join us for a private evening tour of the Biltmore mansion – an experience only available through this NAFCU event.
- Program At-A-Glance
Program at-a-glance for the NAFCU 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference. Check back for the latest developments and program details!
- Lobbying and Legislative Issues Update Session
Attend Sunday’s Lobbying and Legislative Issues Update session to hear from NAFCU’s experts about current credit union legislation and regulations being issued by the CFPB and NCUA. NAFCU’s lobbying team will share their insight and answer your questions about the issues that are most important to your credit union.
- Keynote Speaker
Hear Renowned Political Analyst and Commentator for CNN and Columnist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, Paul Begala at NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus.
- Travel & Accommodations
Information on travel and accommodations for the 2013 NAFCU Congressional Caucus including, hotel reservations, car rental and airline ticket discounts and Washington, DC attractions.
- Issues We’re Bringing to the Hill
NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus brings together credit unions from across the country to raise awareness of the industry’s unique nature and role with legislators in Washington, and to reinforce the need for choice and availability of financial services.
- Keynote Presentation: The Heart to Succeed
The 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference keynote speaker is Eric Greitens, Best-Selling Author and former Navy SEAL. He opens the conference with a discussion of the importance of having both heart and strength in order to succeed in business and in life.
- Spouse/Guest Programs
Spouse/guests attending the 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference are invited to register for some exclusive tours and events including exploring the famous Biltmore property and hoping on a trolley tour of beautiful and historic downtown Asheville.
- Travel & Accommodations
Information on travel and accommodations for the NAFCU 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference including, hotel reservations, car rental and airline ticket discounts and Asheville attractions.
- Registration Fees
Registration fees for the NAFCU 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference, including early bird discounts, member and nonmember fees.
- Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference
The NAFCU 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference, May 15-17 in Asheville, NC, is a highly-rated three-day program designed to equip you with the tools you need to successfully fill your role and responsibilities as a credit union volunteer.
- Financial Literacy & BSA Training Certificate Request
- Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Training Certificate
Credit union volunteers are required complete annual BSA training. NAFCU offers BSA training certificates of attendance for board members when they participate in qualifying education programs, including Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference BSA sessions, Annual Conference and Exhibition sessions, and live and on-demand webcasts.
- Credit Union Board Financial Literacy Training Certificate
NCUA's fiduciary rule sets the expectation that federal credit union board members become financially literate within six months of their election or appointment. NAFCU offers convenient ways for credit union volunteers to get financial literacy training and earn a certificate of completion.
- Certification & Training Certificates
Earn a compliance certification, BSA training certificate or financial literacy certificate through NAFCU’s credit union education programs.
- BSA & OFAC Compliance for Directors & Supervisory/Audit Committee
Live Webcast: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT (Available On-Demand through October 5, 2013) - By attending this webcast, credit union Board, Supervisory/Audit Committee members will gain their annual training requirements, an understanding of their responsibilities under BSA and how to ensure they are meeting responsibilities, and an awareness of recent fines imposed on credit unions for BSA compliance deficiencies and how to avoid these deficiencies in your credit union.
- CU Industry Trends Report Archive
NAFCU’s CU Industry Trends is a NAFCU member-only quarterly report of the latest trends among federal credit unions. Download archived reports and data tables here.
- Online Training Pricing
One low subscription price gives your ENTIRE credit union access to all of NAFCU's online training modules for 365 days! Plus, you don't have to be a NAFCU member to subscribe.
- NAFCU Beltway Buzz Enewsletter
Monthly member-only enewsletter, penned by NAFCU’s Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler, giving you a fun, unfiltered look at the important developments in credit union legislation.
- Annual Conference and Solutions Expo
Join leaders and credit union solution providers at NAFCU's 46th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo, July 9-13 in Boston, to learn the cutting-edge strategies, solutions and trends that will help you readily adapt to an ever-changing credit union industry and make history!
- Supervisory Committee Training Certificate
Learn your basic responsibilities as a credit union supervisory committee member and how you can achieve them. Attend NAFCU's Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference to explore “tricks of the trade” to help you excel in your role and discover how performing your duties can improve your credit union’s operations and help safeguard your members’ assets.
- CU managers to gain insights at NAFCU MDI
Credit union managers from across the country are gathered in Durham, N.C., this week to learn how to enhance their management knowledge at NAFCU’s sold-out Management Development Institute.
- Travel & Accommodations
Top 3 Things to Do in Boston
Take a trip down the Freedom Trail , a 2.5-mile, brick-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites.
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- System Requirements
System requirements for NAFCU's online credit union training program.
- Sponsor & Exhibit
Sponsor and Exhibit information for NAFCU's 32nd Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference. This three-day program for chairs, board directors and committee members is a great venue to reach credit union leaders. Exhibiting or sponsoring at this conference puts your product or service in front of key stakeholders from across the country.
- Credit Union Industry Snapshots and Board Briefings
The credit union Industry Snapshot and Board Briefing is a NAFCU member-only benefit to help you stay up-to-date on the ever-changing legislative and regulatory activities affecting credit unions. Use it as a report for your board and staff or as an agenda item for your next meeting.
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AC13 location photo for registration page.
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BDSCC13 location photo for registration page.
- NFL Legend Rocky Bleier Will Headline NAFCU's Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference
Legendary NFL running back Rocky Bleier will offer credit union volunteers his unique perspective on how facing challenges head-on leads to extraordinary achievements at the National Association of Federal Credit Union’s (NAFCU) 31st Annual Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference.
- Retirement Plan Fee Transparency...Are You Prepared? (Article)
Fees and expenses are a part of every retirement plan. The new Department of Labor fee disclosure rules are designed to help you and your participants understand what you are paying for the services that you receive and the investments that you choose in your retirement plan. What you probably didn't realize is that as a plan fiduciary, you have legal obligation to review your plan fees. Learn more about how to understand and evaluate your plan fees and expenses in this helpful guide from Pentegra Retirement Services.
- Speaker Tips
Learn seven tips to help you make your upcoming NAFCU presentation the best it can be, from NAFCU's COO and SVP, Anthony Demangone.
- Burns-Fazzi, Brock and NAFCU Services Invite Credit Unions to Participate in Their 2012 Executive Compensation and Benefits Survey
ARLINGTON, VA – NAFCU Services Corporation and Burns-Fazzi, Brock announced that its sixth annual Executive Compensation & Benefits Survey is now open for federal credit unions to participate. Any credit union that completes the survey will receive a free copy of the detailed results, which provide invaluable benchmarking information on compensation and benefits for the top five credit union executives.
- The Supervisory Committee: Focusing on Fraud Detection (Article)
Credit unions have a “watchdog” looking out for their interests, overseeing operations and ensuring their records are maintained with honesty and integrity: the supervisory committee. The committee has a host of tools at its disposal to carry out its purpose, including an annual audit of the credit union. Information gleaned from this audit assists the committee in evaluating credit union operations and in making recommendations to the board. The supervisory committee may also perform surprise cash counts, review non-financial transactions or reconcile credit union accounts with an eye toward compliance with laws and regulations. All these activities place the committee in a prime position to catch suspicious transactions or behaviors that may indicate fraud.
- Mortgage loan fraud continued rise in 2Q
Much of the reporting of suspected mortgage loan fraud during the second quarter of this year was related to mortgages closed during the height of the real estate bubble, but the activity is ongoing, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network said Wednesday.
- Understanding the Role of the Retirement Plan Fiduciary (Webcast)
As a retirement plan fiduciary, you are personally accountable for providing prudent choices to ensure your plan is managed exclusively for the benefit of participants and beneficiaries – from selecting and monitoring plan investments and services to abiding by the plan's provisions. Rich Rausser of Pentegra Retirement Services offers an overview, several insights and an analysis of the role of a plan fiduciary in this educational webcast.
- The Impact of the Pension Protection Act on Defined Benefit Pension Plan Investing (Whitepaper)
US pension fund investment managers are faced with the complex task of complying with the requirements of the PPA legislation in 2008. These requirements have profoundly changed the way pension liabilities must be valued, bringing mark to market valuations to liabilities. The PPA also gives managers the opportunity to update the valuation and investment of the assets.
- The End of Retirement: Finding the Expiration Date on Your Birth Certificate (Webcast)
As life expectancy rises, the affects are felt in many areas of our society. Considerations for retirement planning must evolve. Michael Thompson of Money Concepts examines how our living longer will affect how we plan for retirement.
- The Economy Now: Simply Stated (Recorded Webinar)
Discover what's really going on with the economy. In a concise, easy-to-understand manner, you will hear about factors that have lead to the current economic environment, comparisons to past recessions, the TARP and stimulus package, an outlook on the future of the market, how to help your members navigate through trying and uncertain times, and more!
- New Investment Strategies to Better Manage Pension Liabilities for Defined Benefit Plans (Podcast)
As they say, the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Unfortunately, in no area has this been truer than in pension planning, in particular for defined benefit plans. In this podcast, we interview two retirement experts on how credit unions can best manage liabilities and volatility for defined benefits.
- NAFCU Executive Compensation and Benefits Survey – Initial 2011 Findings (Webcast)
Since 2007, NAFCU, NAFCU Services Corporation and Burns-Fazzi, Brock have co-sponsored a survey of federal credit union CEOs and senior executives to assess compensation and benefits. In this 2011 NAFCU Annual Conference session you get a sneak peak at this year’s initial findings, and see how you stack up against other federal credit unions in your region.
- Internal Fraud and the Role of the Supervisory Committee (Whitepaper)
What role does the Supervisory Committee play in finding internal fraud within a credit union? Being aware of their key responsibility is critical to the success of the committee’s role and also keeping the CU safe from losses caused by internal theft. This article briefly touches on fraud detection techniques and the responsibility of the Supervisory Committee in uncovering internal fraud.