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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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National Trade Association Partnership
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
  • CUNA Seeking Feedback on Credit Unions’ Experiences with NCUA Call Reports
    CUNA has sent a survey to credit union officials asking for opinion on the National Credit Union Administration's 5300 Call Reports. The survey aims to gather information on credit unions' experiences with the call reports and completing and submitting the required data. ... read more
  • IRA Advanced Topics Seminar to Take Place Sept. 17 as Scheduled
    AVCU is pleased to announce that we received a sufficient quantity of early bird registrations for our 2014 IRA program to move forward with what had previously been tentative plans to offer a second day of Advanced IRA training. Essentials will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Hilton Burlington Hotel and Advanced Topics will be held the next day in the conference room of AVCU’s Colchester offices. Continental breakfast and a buffet lunch will be served both days. ... read more
  • Free Digital Marketing Analysis Opportunity from Champlain College
    Would your credit union benefit from having a free comprehensive, semester-length analysis of its online presence, conducted by college students aspiring to be digital marketing experts, that concludes with a report recommending areas of improvement? If your answer is yes, Champlain College Marketing Professor Elaine Young wants to hear from you right away. ... read more
  • CU Members Mortgage Offers Strategies to Turn Pre-Quals into Closed Loans
    AVCU occasionally shares insights and expertise from our business partners with member credit unions in an effort to help improve operational areas. Recently, Jill Peterson, Sr. Sales Consultant (Northeast U.S.) for CU Members Mortgage, asked us to share an article offering four distinct strategies for converting mortgage pre-qualifications to closed loans. ... read more
  • NEFCU Wins National Marketing Awards
    New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) has received three national awards for its marketing efforts. The credit union received a Diamond Award from the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,100 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards are given in each of 29 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond. ... read more