Video Series Will Provide Resources for Small and Low-Income Credit Unions
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Dec. 6, 2011) – NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) is pleased to announce its first free training video, An Introduction to OSCUI.
“NCUA is committed to making sure small credit unions are fully informed of all the resources available to help them succeed. This video is the first in a series designed to accomplish that goal. This introductory video provides an excellent orientation for small credit unions to become better acquainted with how OSCUI’s services can help them grow and thrive,” said NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz.
This informational half-hour video provides an overview of OSCUI’s role within NCUA, and highlights four programs for small credit unions:
- Direct Assistance (one-on-one consulting)
- Training (classroom and online)
- Financial Assistance (grants and loans), and
- Partnerships with government, non-profit and private organizations.
The video includes program descriptions, testimonials, and practical tips to access OSCUI’s services. Small credit union officials and NCUA staff talk about their experiences with OSCUI.
“OSCUI is planning a series of future training/informational videos to underscore NCUA’s commitment to the success of small, low-income and newly chartered credit unions,” added OSCUI Director Bill Myers.
NCUA is the independent federal agency created by
the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise
federal credit unions. With the backing of the full
faith and credit of the United States, NCUA operates
and manages the National Credit Union Share
Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of nearly 100
million account holders in all federal credit
unions and the overwhelming majority of
state-chartered credit unions. At
Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.