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A blog for those working in or otherwise involved with the credit union industry in Vermont and / or nationwide.  Coverage and commentary focuses on important issues such as consumer protection, regulatory compliance, governmental affairs, education, technology, and the economy.

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National Credit Union Administration
Savings in all Vermont credit unions are insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

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Credit Union National Association
Based in Washington, D.C., and Madison, Wisconsin, CUNA is the premier trade association serving more than 8,000 credit unions in Vermont and across the U.S.

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About the Association of Vermont Credit Unions
The Association is a non-profit corporation that exists to provide credit unions throughout Vermont with a wide assortment of trade association services. We promote the credit union movement and a favorable public attitude toward credit unions, both within the state and nationwide.

To our member credit unions, we provide legislative advocacy, regulatory support, training and staff development opportunities, networking, and business support services.

In conjunction with a variety of strategic business partners, the Association develops, markets and provides members with access to affordable back-office support products and services. The Association remains committed to its mission of assisting credit unions in any way possible with improving their overall level of service to members and Vermont consumers.

Current Edition of AVCU's Newslines Express
  • ACH Origination Meeting & Broadcast is Next Tuesday
    If you haven’t already done so, be sure to sign up today to join ACH experts from NEACH and Tricorp FCU for next Tuesday’s meeting and live broadcast entitled “Benefits & Considerations: Credit Unions as ACH Originators”. On Monday, all those who registered to attend this free session via online broadcast will receive an email containing the link and other important information. ... read more
  • Fed: No Debit Fee Cap Change
    The Federal Reserve Board said in a release yesterday that it will not propose any changes to its cap on debit card interchange fees. The Fed said the decision is based on results of its survey of costs associated with debit card transactions, a survey it executes every two years. ... read more
  • VTDigger.org 5th Anniversary Draws Large Crowd of Supporters
    As previously reported in Newslines Express last week, AVCU was a sponsor of VTDigger’s 5th anniversary celebration which took place Wednesday night on the Montpelier campus of Vermont College. AVCU President Joe Bergeron and Vice-President Bryan Kent attended along with a large gathering of legislators, civic and business leaders, and other active participants in Vermont’s legislative process. ... read more
  • No 2015 Corporate Fund Assessment, Future Ones “Highly Unlikely”
    The NCUA Board met on Thursday to discuss the Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund (TCCUSF) quarterly report among other agenda items. The meeting was the first with new Board member Mark McWatters. CUNA senior staff visited with him at the meeting’s conclusion and also made plans to meet with him later in the day. According to the report filed with state Leagues and Associations by CUNA Deputy General Counsel Mary Dunn, “many League and credit union staff attended” the meeting. ... read more
  • CUNA Strategic Services Profile – John M. Floyd & Associates
    JMFA offers consulting services and proven strategies to help credit unions generate new income, reduce expenses and create loyal, satisfied members. Over the past 35 years, JMFA has worked with thousands of financial institutions across the nation, improving their performance and profitability. Their consistent, exemplary results have made JMFA one of the most trusted names in the industry. JMFA has been a CSS partner since 2003 ... read more