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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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May 7, 2021

Convention Learning Lab Highlight: Increasing Balance Sheet Performance & Member Value

With the final days before CrossState Connect Virtual Convention upon us, we continue to offer brief previews of the sessions and learning labs that will be made available…

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May 7, 2021

Free Webinar May 18 on Peer-to-Peer Fraud and Handling Disputes

P2P (peer-to-peer) payment fraud has caused significant losses for credit unions and their members. On May 18 at 10:00 a.m., we will be hosting a…

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May 7, 2021

CrossState InfoSight… Don’t Keep it to Yourself

InfoSight is one of those tools that has evolved into a “must bookmark” for everyone at the credit union, including volunteers. Credit unions need up-to-date compliance information on a daily…

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May 7, 2021

Federal Judge Overturns CDC’s Eviction Moratorium: SBA Announces PPP Funds Exhausted

The Justice Department is appealing a federal judge’s decision to vacate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s temporary federal eviction moratorium, which had been extended multiple times since…

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May 7, 2021

Low-Income Pennsylvanians Can Benefit from Tax Forgiveness Program

With the personal income tax filing deadline approaching on May 17, 2021, the Department of Revenue is reminding low-income Pennsylvanians that they may be eligible for…

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May 7, 2021

NJ Gov. Murphy Gets High Marks for Handling of Pandemic, Though Path to Re-election is Uncertain, Monmouth University Poll Finds

Six months before voters decide if they want to keep him for another four years, Gov. Phil Murphy has job approvals of 57%-35% among adult New Jersey…

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May 7, 2021

PA Attorney General Shapiro Announces Changes to Improve Fairness, Efficiency in Student Fees Collections

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro yesterday announced that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General (OAG) is taking more steps to improve the ease and convenience of paying…

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May 7, 2021

Bills Establishing Penalties for Falsified COVID-19 Vaccine Cards and Preventing Use of ‘Vaccine Passports’ Introduced in NJ

With the number of schools, employers, businesses, and venues requiring individuals provide vaccinations growing so too is the risk of scammers selling fraudulent vaccination cards. …

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May 7, 2021

NJBIA and AACCNJ Establish CEO Pledge to Increase Business Diversity

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

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May 7, 2021

Qualified Mortgage Changes

The CFPB has amended the mandatory compliance date of the new qualified mortgage rules from July 1, 2021 to October 1, 2022.  For applications received on or…

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