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- by John McKechnie, DCUC Insights

Issues to watch: Fall edition

The high-wire act on Capitol Hill, encompassing infrastructure, an expanded social safety net, the federal debt ceiling and a stopgap bill to keep the government open past September 30 also features lower profile issues that [...]

- by Anthony Hernandez, DCUC Insights

On the radar: Issues to watch

It is a busy autumn and there are many things happening within our defense credit union communities.  DCUC is actively engaged in providing our member credit unions with information, points of contact, and direct assistance [...]

- by Beth Merlo, Defense Credit Union Council

The cost of doing good

In an ideal world, credit unions would be able to perfectly balance their drive to help people with the demands of running a successful business. However, this is not always fiscally possible, as there are [...]

- by Defense Credit Union Council and Lightbulb Press

DCUC develops much-needed installation guide for defense credit unions

DCUC, in collaboration with military service liaisons and Lightbulb Press, has created the Installation, Policy, and Operations Guide for Military Credit Unions. This guide is designed to help defense credit unions understand their responsibilities to [...]

- by Anthony Hernandez, DCUC Insights

Technology, timing, and transitions

Next month’s DCUC Annual Conference is focused on the role of emerging technology and how credit unions can (and should) consider transitioning to better platforms and applications to serve their members. These discussions are [...]

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DCUC continues commitment to financial education

DCUC has long tradition to financial education and providing resources to its members that help them serve their military communities. This is part of its commitment to improving the financial well-being of all military members [...]

DCUC plans for the year ahead

DCUC staff gathered at DCUC HQ last week to hold its annual staff strategic planning session. The meeting focused on topics including increased advocacy and member value, the continued modernization of DCUC’s conferences, and [...]

DCUC wraps up another great conference

DCUC successfully concluded its in-person Annual Conference last week. Throughout the conference military leaders and experts in cyber security, innovation, and regulatory and legislative issues addressed a ballroom full of attendees. “This year’s conference [...]

DCUC conference: day two recap

DCUC’s 2021 Annual Conference continued into its second full day, which featured a series of phenomenal military speakers and NCUA Chairman Todd Harper. The first of three military speakers was Col. Mark Tillman (USAF, [...]

DCUC Conference: day one recap

DCUC officially opened their conference on Wednesday morning with an opening ceremony featuring a presentation by the local VFW Honor Guard and welcome from League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates. This year’s DCUC [...]

DCUC’s Annual Conference begins

DCUC welcomed attendees to Naples, Florida for their 2021 Annual Conference. After more than eighteen months since DCUC’s last in-person event, there was a palpable energy in the air as DCUC members reunited. “[I [...]