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Aug 27, 2020

CrossState Joins Coalitions to Advance Immunity Legislation in NJ and PA

CrossState, along with other New Jersey and Pennsylvania trade associations, businesses, and organizations, wrote in support of legislation that would provide liability protections for healthcare practitioners and individuals providing business services from personal injury resulting from exposure to COVID-19 while on their premises.   Senate Bill 1239, sponsored by PA Sen. Lisa Baker, provides such protections if…

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Aug 26, 2020

CrossState, CUNA, and State Leagues Respond to FHFA; FHFA Delays Adverse Market Fee

CrossState joined CUNA and other state leagues on a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency in response to a recently announced fee increases for certain refinanced…

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Aug 24, 2020

CrossState Welcomes a New Co-Sponsor of H.R. 7777

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA-12) is the most recent congressional member from New Jersey and Pennsylvania to co-sponsor the Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act.   The legislation, sponsored…

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Aug 20, 2020

Networking Opportunities Await at CrossState Connect Virtual Convention

By now, most of us have attended a virtual event that otherwise might have been in person. Whether you joined in for our Evoke Marketing Conference, took…

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Aug 19, 2020

Join CrossState for Hike from Home this Fall

You’re invited to a day with key regulators, agencies, and political insiders to learn more about issues impacting credit unions, all held virtually, of course. On…

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Aug 17, 2020

Longtime ABCO FCU Board Director, CrossState Leadership School Scholarship Namesake, James Cotten Passes Away Peacefully

Willingboro, NJ— It is with deepest sorrow that we share the news of the passing of James A. Cotten, longtime ABCO FCU Board Director, credit union volunteer,…

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Aug 17, 2020

Network with Fellow Leaders at the Chapter Leaders Workshop in September

You’re invited to engage with your fellow chapter leaders and find new ways to bring your members together, even when social distancing protocols are in place….

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Aug 14, 2020

Support the Foundations and Share Your Hidden Talents

The New Jersey and Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundations change people’s lives by promoting financial education, professional development, disaster relief, and credit union relevance. They  provide four primary areas…

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Aug 13, 2020

CrossState InfoSight Topic Highlight: Complaint Management

Because the Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) provides guidance that a credit union should have an effective complaint management system (CMS) in place, it…

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Aug 12, 2020

NJ COVID-19 Business Coalition Urges Governor to Let NJ Reopen for Business

The New Jersey Business Coalition, a collection of more than 100 business and nonprofit groups that includes CrossState Credit Union Association, submitted a letter to New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, urging him to…

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Aug 11, 2020

What to Expect at CrossState Virtual Convention and How to Register

CrossState’s inaugural virtual convention offers the opportunity for you to connect with your credit union colleagues via virtual networking opportunities held throughout the two-day event, October 27-28. Celebrate the…

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Aug 5, 2020

CrossState Volunteer of the Year’s Namesake, James Cotten, Honored for Military Career

A giant of a patriot who once upon a time proudly helped the legendary Tuskegee Airmen defend the skies for their country is in a wheelchair now….

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Jul 31, 2020

NCUA Board Approves Final Field of Membership Rule, Proposes CECL Phase-in Plan

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board approved changes to NCUA’s most recent Chartering and Field-of-Membership (FOM) rule for credit unions applying for a community charter approval, expansion, or conversion, and three additional items…

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Jul 30, 2020

MIC Award Winners Announced at Virtual Evoke Marketing Conference

The inaugural CrossState virtual Evoke Marketing Conference kicked off yesterday just before 10 a.m. After a quick introduction from the CrossState marketing team, Jeannette Magaro led the day as the first keynote…

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Jul 29, 2020

CrossState Sends Joint Letter to Gov. Wolf Regarding CUs Missing from Hazard Pay Grants

After Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced the availability of $50 million in grant funding to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during the…

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Jul 27, 2020

CrossState Pens Letter in Support of Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act

CrossState Credit Union Association demonstrated its support of S. 4117, the Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act by putting together a coalition of trade associations to sign  letters sent…

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Jul 23, 2020

A Credit Union Career Isn’t for Me. Change My Mind’— Credit Union of New Jersey’s Soma Sarkar Featured in Profile on Credit Union Careers

Creditunions.com recently published a feature with profiles of credit union leaders discussing how they cultivated a career in the industry, and how credit unions can recruit…

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Jul 14, 2020

Inaugural CrossState Convention Goes Virtual; Fall Event Schedule Modified

With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be celebrating our first year as the CrossState Credit Union Association by inviting credit union professionals and volunteers from…

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Nov 25, 2020

CrossState Offices Closed for Thanksgiving, Will Reopen November 30

The CrossState team wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. CrossState offices will be closed in observance of the holiday tomorrow and Friday, November 27. Operations will resume as usual Monday, November 30. 

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Nov 25, 2020

Free CrossState Webinar: COVID-19 and HR-Related Issues

CrossState is hosting a free webinar, COVID-19 and HR-Related Issues, on December 9, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.  With cases of COVID-19 on the rise, credit unions continue to…

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Nov 25, 2020

Get the Lawyers’ Perspective on Moratoriums with Next Week’s Webinar

As we approach the end of Moratoriums how do lawyers foresee the future, foreclosures, and loss mitigation options? What about the importance of reaching out to members…

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Nov 25, 2020

Upcoming Webinar Series Offers Financial Empowerment for Individuals with Disabilities

Achieva Family Trust is proud to partner with National Disability Institute and Neighborhood Allies on a series of educational workshops designed for financial professionals, and…

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Nov 25, 2020

New Jersey Pension Fund Returns Only .082% Year to Date

The New Jersey Pension Fund’s investment portfolio lost 1.4% in September, bringing its total return for the first three quarters of the year to just…

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Nov 25, 2020

PA DoBS and State Police Publish Tips to Avoid Holiday Financial Scams

As the holiday shopping season begins, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are sharing tips to help spot…

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Nov 25, 2020

NJ Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation, Brings Change to Use of Body Cameras Worn by Police

Acting on a commitment to further promote transparency in policing and build trust between police officers and the communities they serve, New Jersey Gov. Phil…

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Nov 25, 2020

Number of Financial Institutions Working with Marijuana Industry Continues to Drop Amidst COVID, Report Says

For the third fiscal quarter in a row, the number of financial institutions reporting that they service state-legal marijuana businesses has declined, new federal data…

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Nov 25, 2020

Developing Leadership Skills for Changing Times Topic of New Virtual School

Creating leadership skills that withstand changing times is the focus of CUNA Resilient Leadership Virtual School December 2-4.  “We can look forward with optimism,” said Kristin Ryan, CUNA…

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Nov 24, 2020

Reminder: Submit Your Vote for CUNA Board Elections

The ballots are out for the CUNA board elections and will continue to be received through December 16. There are four contested elections, and three incumbents…

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