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Michigan Priority Report

 

Each month MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams hosts a monthly webcast looking at the issues facing Michigan credit unions, the solutions MCUL offers, and the priorities for the organization moving forward.

Michigan Priority Report for September 2014

Michigan Priority Report for September 2014 MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams discusses how credit union membership continues to grow along with big increases in a variety of key metrics in this edition of Priority Report. He also discusses MCUL’s Road to Reinvention initiative and an assortment of other important league and CU Solutions Group projects.

 

Michigan Priority Report for September 2014

Michigan Priority Report for September 2014

MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams discusses how credit union membership continues to grow along with big increases in a variety of key metrics in this edition of Priority Report. He also discusses MCUL’s Road to Reinvention initiative and an...

Michigan Priority Report for August 2014

Michigan Priority Report for August 2014

MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams highlights the league’s biggest initiatives including CU Link cooperative advertising, a new MCUL website coming this fall, regulatory relief from NCUA, the Executive Summit and more.

CU Solutions Group Q2 2014 Shareholder Update

CU Solutions Group Q2 2014 Shareholder Update

The first two quarters of 2014 have been very productive for CU Solutions Group. Launching new products like Mobile Banking, rebranding Invest in America to Love My Credit Union Rewards, and growing partnership programs that can add tremendous value for...

Michigan Priority Report - July 2014

Michigan Priority Report - July 2014

In this edition of Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams looks at the positive numbers from the first quarter of 2014, plus several key initiatives the league is working on, including renaming of Love My Credit Union Rewards, the CU Link...

Michigan Priority Report - June 2014

Michigan Priority Report - June 2014

For the June edition of Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams takes a look back at a successful Annual Convention and Exposition and discusses some of the top initiatives the league is working on including the Risk Based Capital proposal,...

Michigan Priority Report - May 2014

Michigan Priority Report - May 2014

At our recent Hike the Hill in Washington, our MCUL staff and 30 credit union leaders met with lawmakers to talk about a wide variety of topics. We met with our congressional delegation, CFPB, Federal Trade Commission, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network...

CU Solutions Group Q1 2014 Shareholder Update

CU Solutions Group Q1 2014 Shareholder Update

Credit unions continued the positive trends in 2013 with a sizeable boost in membership and consideration at an all time high of 80%, which now outpaces banks. CU Solutions Group and its five divisions – marketing, membership enhancements, technology,...

Michigan Priority Report - April 2014

Michigan Priority Report - April 2014

In his monthly Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO Dave Adams discusses a major credit union court victory, the upcoming CULink Cooperative Advertising Campaign, a host of new or enhanced products and services from CU Solutions Group, and ongoing...

Michigan Priority Report - March 2014

Michigan Priority Report - March 2014

We look back on a successful CUNA GAC and look forward to MCUL’s state GAC. We also announce a key new player to the MCUL & Affiliates executive team and look at several priorities for the league and CU Solutions Group.

Michigan Priority Report - February 2014

Michigan Priority Report - February 2014

This edition of Michigan Priority Report, brings a new format to the monthly video and newsletter designed to keep Michigan CEOs, executives and boards informed about the progress of MCUL & Affiliates' top priorities. The intent with this new, streamlined...

Michigan Priority Report - January 2014

Michigan Priority Report - January 2014

MCUL & Affiliates has been reaching out to credit unions to make sure it is providing everything credit unions need to be successful. CEO David Adams explains some of the key measures it is taking to support Michigan’s credit unions.

Michigan Priority Report - December 2013

Michigan Priority Report - December 2013

As the year draws to a close, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams looks to the year's successes and projects forward into the year ahead where CU Solutions Group will add focus to technological trends, honing in on mobile banking, digital wallet, and...

Michigan Priority Report - November 2013

Michigan Priority Report - November 2013

Each year at this time, MCUL & Affiliates evaluates the satisfaction levels of credit unions, develops priorities for the coming year, and once again seeks affiliation commitments from all credit unions in the state. Our planning process has to include...

MCUL & Affiliates Q3 Update 2013

MCUL & Affiliates Q3 Update 2013

MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams recaps the MCUL's progress as of the third quarter of 2013; highlights include Michigan credit union membership stats, auto and mortgage loan data, and a list of state and federal legislative priorities.

CU Solutions Group Q3 Update 2013

CU Solutions Group Q3 Update 2013

In this third quarter update, CU Solutions Group CEO David Adams gives an update on the accomplishments CU Solutions Group's many products & services, discusses new opportunities and partnerships, as well as the company's projected performance in...

Michigan Priority Report - September 2013

Michigan Priority Report - September 2013

MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams breaks down second quarter credit union performance data and explains how those results give more weight to the push to preserve the credit union tax status. Plus, find out what new solutions your credit union can...

Michigan Priority Report - August 2013

Michigan Priority Report - August 2013

In his monthly message, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams discusses exciting new programs and opportunities throughout the company, and how the financial success of those companies allows for more industry advocacy. Find out how you can play a role...

CU Solutions Group Q2 Update 2013

CU Solutions Group Q2 Update 2013

In this third quarter update, CU Solutions Group CEO David Adams discusses the successful merger of CUcorp and CU Solutions Group and gives an update on the accomplishments CU Solutions Group's many products & services, as well as the company's projected...

Michigan Priority Report - July 2013

Michigan Priority Report - July 2013

In his monthly message, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams discusses the successful merger of CUcorp and CU Solutions Group and gives an update on the accomplishments of all the company’s divisions, as well as the league’s top priorities.

Michigan Priority Report - June 2013

Michigan Priority Report - June 2013

In his monthly message for June, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams gives an update on the campaign to preserve the credit union tax status and shares first quarter Michigan credit union performance results. Hear more about the accomplishments of CU...

Michigan Priority Report - May 2013

Michigan Priority Report - May 2013

  MCUL CEO David Adams discusses the critical importance of advocating for the credit union tax exempt status.

Michigan Priority Report - April 2013

Michigan Priority Report - April 2013

 In this video, CEO Dave Adams provides an update to MI credit unions on our upcoming Annual Convention and Exposition, taking place at the Renaissance Center at the Marriott in Detroit, May 16 - 18, 2013.

2013 Q2 Update - MCUL & Affiliates

2013 Q2 Update - MCUL & Affiliates

 In this video, CEO Dave Adams provides an update for MI credit union leaders on the League's 2013 priorities and performance on key objectives.

Michigan Priority Report - March 2013

Michigan Priority Report - March 2013

Michigan credit unions had a great year in 2012 and are looking for even better things in 2013. MCUL & Affiliates has several products that can help your credit union achieve its goals.

Michigan Priority Report - February 2013

Michigan Priority Report - February 2013

MCUL & Affiliates has the privilege of serving as the voice of the Michigan credit union community in Lansing and in Washington, and that’s a responsibility the league takes very seriously. CEO David Adams shares the legislative priorities and...

2013 Q1 Update - MCUL & Affiliates

2013 Q1 Update - MCUL & Affiliates

In this video, CEO Dave Adams provides an update for MI Credit Union leaders regarding the 2012 accomplishments and 2013 priorities for MCUL & Affiliates.

Michigan Priority Report - January 2013

Michigan Priority Report - January 2013

One of the most important and impactful initiatives coordinated by MCUL & Affiliates is the cooperative advertising CU Link campaign. This campaign plays an important part in spreading the credit union message. Learn why supporting the campaign is...

Michigan Priority Report - December 2012

Michigan Priority Report - December 2012

Another successful quarter for Michigan credit unions is in the books. As MCUL CEO David Adams explains in his Michigan Priority Report for December, the numbers show strong evidence of not just the continued growth of credit unions, but a marked shift...

Michigan Priority Report - November 2012

Michigan Priority Report - November 2012

 In his November Priority Report, Dave Adams addresses the 2012 General Election results and looks to credit union compliance and expansion in the coming year.

2012 Q3 Update - MCUL

2012 Q3 Update - MCUL

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...

Michigan Priority Report - September 2012

Michigan Priority Report - September 2012

Second quarter credit union performance data is in, and in the September edition of his Michigan Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams has the highlights and an analysis of the trends. As he explains, there continue to be signs of an...

Michigan Priority Report - August 2012

Michigan Priority Report - August 2012

MCUL & Affiliates is now in the process of mapping out strategic objectives and priorities for 2013, and in his Michigan Priority Report for the month of August, CEO David Adams shares some highlights of the organization’s future direction....

2012 Q2 Update - MCUL

2012 Q2 Update - MCUL

In his monthly message for July, MCUL CEO David Adams provides an update on the organization's strategic plan, and what has been done to successfully implement it through the first half of the year. Hear about progress on some of the League's top priorities,...

Michigan Priority Report - June 2012

Michigan Priority Report - June 2012

In his industry update for the month of June, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams looks at Michigan credit union performance for the first quarter of 2012, and profiles the economic landscape that will impact credit unions in the months to come. Hear...

Michigan Priority Report - May 2012

Michigan Priority Report - May 2012

In his May Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates lays out the seven critical steps credit unions need to take right now to ensure that advocacy and public relations efforts are driving business success. From leveraging this year's record-breaking CU...

Michigan Priority Report - April 2012

Michigan Priority Report - April 2012

A vote in the U.S. Senate on a bill to raise the cap on credit union member business lending could come any day, and MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams is reaching out to the Michigan credit union community with this special message. This critical...

Michigan Priority Report - March 2012

Michigan Priority Report - March 2012

In his March Michigan Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams has a detailed look at strong fourth quarter data and overall credit union performance for 2011. He examines how many of the key indicators point to an improving economy in Michigan,...

Michigan Priority Report - February 2012

Michigan Priority Report - February 2012

In his February Michigan Priority Report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams explains what a credit union descriptor is, and how this concept could potentially benefit the Michigan credit union community. He also offers exciting details of this year’s...

Michigan Priority Report - January 2012

Michigan Priority Report - January 2012

After a banner year in 2011, MCUL & Affiliates has even bigger plans for 2012. CEO David Adams lays out the organization's strategic priorities with important updates on federal and state legislative issues, regulatory compliance, the CU Difference campaign,...

Michigan Priority Report - December 2011

Michigan Priority Report - December 2011

MCUL's CEO David Adams shares important information about credit union dues and gives an update on the expanded cooperative advertising campaign, as well as the exciting potential that lies ahead with the shared branding initiative in his monthly Michigan...

Michigan Priority Report - November 2011

Michigan Priority Report - November 2011

The Michigan Credit Union League's Dave Adams takes a look at the post-Bank Transfer Day landscape: what it really meant for credit unions, and what do they need to do moving forward to hold onto the momentum of the past few months.

Michigan Priority Report - October 2011

Michigan Priority Report - October 2011

The MCUL & Affiliates’ Examination and Supervision Committee has been working on a list of recommendations for state and federal regulators, with an emphasis on OFIR initially, that will help protect credit unions’ interests related to...

Michigan Priority Report - September 2011

Michigan Priority Report - September 2011

The Michigan Credit Union League's Dave Adams discusses principle based partnering and the importance recognizing new competitors. Dave goes on to use examples from Scottrade Investments and AAA's (Auto Club) recent entry to the consumer banking market,...

Michigan Priority Report - August 2011

Michigan Priority Report - August 2011

David Adams' monthly Michigan Priority Report for August 2011 shares several of the exciting new concepts MCUL & Affiliates are working on, including impact investing and an update on the shared branding project.

Michigan Priority Report - July 2011

Michigan Priority Report - July 2011

David Adams' monthly Michigan Priority Report for July 2011 discusses the ramifications of the Federal Reserve's final rule on debit interchange, including the potential competitive advantages of the two-tiered payment system that could give credit unions...

Michigan Priority Report - June 2011

Michigan Priority Report - June 2011

The MCUL's CEO Dave Adams shared his thoughts on the ramifications of the U.S. Senate's failure to delay the Durbin Amendment capping debit interchange fees. Adams found positives the industry can take away from the seemingly negative result and offered...

Michigan Priority Report - May 2011

Michigan Priority Report - May 2011

David Adams' monthly Michigan Priority Report for May 2011 discusses the need for action supporting debit interchange legislation in Congress and what credit unions must do to move the message.

Michigan Priority Report - April 2011

Michigan Priority Report - April 2011

David Adams' monthly Michigan Priority Report for April 2011 discusses the need for action supporting debit interchange legislation in Congress. The Durbin Amendment to the Dodd-Frank financial reform act will harm consumers and potentially reduce credit...

Michigan Priority Report - March 2011

Michigan Priority Report - March 2011

David Adams presents his monthly Priority Report from Washington D.C. during the CUNA GAC. He discusses the fight to delay, study and repeal the Durbin amendment, including meetings with Michigan's senior Sen. Carl Levin and House Ways and Means Committee...

Michigan Priority Report - February 2011

Michigan Priority Report - February 2011

In his February update, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams shares his positive outlook for Michigan, for the country and for credit unions. Despite ongoing challenges, Adams says it's just like the weather, it's a matter of perspective, isn't...

Michigan Priority Report - January 2011

Michigan Priority Report - January 2011

In his January report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO Dave Adams notes that 2010 was a challenging year, but observes there isn't time to look in the rearview mirror. So, he takes a look forward at the challenges ahead with a focus on specific and reasonable...

Michigan Priority Report - December 2010

Michigan Priority Report - December 2010

In his December report, as 2010 comes to a close, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams reviews the changes and successes experienced by CUs this year, and looks ahead into 2011 at the challenges and opportunities in the new year for the movement.

Michigan Priority Report - November 2010

Michigan Priority Report - November 2010

In his November report, MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams discusses a new initiative that will soon be launched by the Michigan Credit Union League and its subsidiary CUcorp. It's called it the Shared Branding Project that will cause us to dream a...

Michigan Priority Report - October 2010

Michigan Priority Report - October 2010

Dave Adams's monthly Priority Report for October outlines the MCUL's endorsement of Rick Snyder for governor, based on his support of credit unions' tax exempt status, the potential for a better regulatory environment, and a continuation of public/private...

Michigan Priority Report - September 2010

Michigan Priority Report - September 2010

The Michigan Priority Report for September traces the strength of Michigan credit unions through the mid-year 2010 statistics showing continued membership growth, lending and positive results from the consumer study.

Michigan Priority Report - August 2010

Michigan Priority Report - August 2010

In the monthly Michigan Priority Report for August, David Adams discusses the evolution of MCUL & Affiliates in the formation of CU Solutions Group and the strong positioning of credit union-supported candidates leading up to the November elections.

Michigan Priority Report - July 2010

Michigan Priority Report - July 2010

David Adams' report for July discusses the importance of credit union grassroots political action, especially with so many new faces heading for Lansing in the fall. In the Aug. 3 primary, 93 percent of credit union-endorsed candidates won their races...

Michigan Priority Report - June 2010

Michigan Priority Report - June 2010

Dave Adams' monthly report for June focuses on the interchange battle in Washington and the efforts being made, both by CUNA and the MCUL, to defeat the Durbin amendment.

Michigan Priority Report - May 2010

Michigan Priority Report - May 2010

MCUL President/CEO David Adams highlights the opportunities available to credit unions in Michigan and nationwide as Bill Cheney takes change at CUNA over the next few months.

Michigan Priority Report - April 2010

Michigan Priority Report - April 2010

In his monthly Priority Report for April, MCUL President/CEO David Adams discusses ten major opportunities for credit unions to capitalize on the momentum they have built through involvement in grassroots advocacy, public relations, small business lending...

Michigan Priority Report - March 2010

Michigan Priority Report - March 2010

In his monthly Priority Report for March, Adams discusses the MCUL's work to combat strategic defaults with homeowners across Michigan. The high number of underwater mortgage loans makes our state vulnerable, but a proactive approach by lenders can...

Michigan Priority Report - February 2010

Michigan Priority Report - February 2010

In this monthly report, MCUL President and CEO David Adams shares additional information and opportunities for credit unions that pertain to the Michigan Small Business Financing Alliance, Invest in America and Save to Win.

Michigan Priority Report - January 2010

Michigan Priority Report - January 2010

In this monthly report, MCUL President and CEO David Adams shares successes from 2009 and priorities for 2010, including the expanding "Invest in America" program, positive media opportunities, and the league's state and federal legislative...

Michigan Priority Report - December 2009

Michigan Priority Report - December 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the his predictions for credit unions in 2010. Adams sees a reinvigoration of Michigan's Big Three auto manufacturers, a revival in the national real estate market, and...

Michigan Priority Report - November 2009

Michigan Priority Report - November 2009

Michigan Priority Report - October 2009

Michigan Priority Report - October 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For October, Adams looks at the Michigan CU Difference Campaign and the benefits for credit unions. He also looks at the 2009 CRI Survey.

Michigan Priority Report - September 2009

Michigan Priority Report - September 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For September, Adams looks at the financial reform and what changes are needed. He also looks at the consumer protection regulations and how...

Michigan Priority Report - August 2009

Michigan Priority Report - August 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For August, Adams talks about the reinvention of the Big 3 automakers. Adams also highlights information found in the Issues, Initiatives and...

Michigan Priority Report - July 2009

Michigan Priority Report - July 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For July, Adams talks about a different approach for credit unions in this current political environment. Adams also highlights information...

Michigan Priority Report - June 2009

Michigan Priority Report - June 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For June, Adams talks about a unique opportunity for credit unions to use their member dues' rebate toward the 2010 CU Difference Campaign....

Michigan Priority Report - May 2009

Michigan Priority Report - May 2009

David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For May, Adams talks about how Michigan credit unions are doing in this current economy, as well as the opportunities credit unions have right...

Michigan Priority Report - April 2009

Michigan Priority Report - April 2009

Each month David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For April, Adams talks about the Corporate Stabilization Plan and what the NCUA is doing. Adams also touches on the opportunities...

Michigan Priority Report - March 2009

Michigan Priority Report - March 2009

Each month David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For March, Adams talks about the positive opportunities credit unions have in the current environment. Adams also focuses on how...

Michigan Priority Report - February 2009

Michigan Priority Report - February 2009

Each month David Adams, president and CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League, highlights the major focus for the league. For February, Adams talks about the marketing opportunities related to "Invest in America" and how GM feels about the...

Michigan Priority Report - January 2009

Michigan Priority Report - January 2009

Each month David Adams, president and CEO of the MCUL, highlights the major focus of the league. This month, Adams goes in depth on the Invest in America program. He also highlights some changes to MCUL Education events and how they will be more accessible...

Michigan Priority Report - December 2008

Michigan Priority Report - December 2008

Each month MCUL President/CEO David Adams will highlight the major focus of the MCUL. This month, Adams looks at the new CU Difference Campaign, MCUL endorsed candidates in the November election and facility changes at the league.

Mortgage Crisis Summit

Mortgage Crisis Summit

The Michigan Credit Union League sponsored a summit of credit union and industry leader to address the mortgage crisis in Michigan.

NCUA Town Hall Meeting

NCUA Town Hall Meeting