Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP) has announced its fall resident and visiting fellows. Resident fellows lead weekly study groups during an academic semester; visiting fellows join the institute for a shorter period and meet with students and faculty.IOP fall resident fellows include: Mo Cowan, U.S. senator (D-MA; Feb. 2013-July 2013) and former senior adviser, chief of staff and chief legal counsel to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick; Ginny Hunt, Google strategy principal and founder of the company’s public sector product and engineering team; Sasha Issenberg, Slate columnist, Washington correspondent and former Americas editor at Monocle, and author of The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns and The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy; Karen Mills, U.S. Small Business Administration administrator (2009-present) and member of President Obama’s cabinet and economic leadership team; Beth Myers, adviser for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, campaign manager for Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign and chief of staff to Romney (2002-06); and Ana Navarro, CNN/CNN Español political commentator, National Hispanic co-chair for Jon Huntsman’s 2012 presidential campaign and Hispanic Advisory Council national co-chair and national surrogate for John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign.IOP fall visiting fellows include Hilda L. Solis, former U.S. labor secretary (2009-13) and U.S. representative (CA-32nd, D; 2001-09) and Antonio Villaraigosa, two-term mayor of Los Angeles (2005-13). Visiting fellows traditionally meet with student groups; lead discussion groups on topical issues and their experiences in public and political service; and participate in public policy classes. Read Full Story
ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Lauren Culp Lauren Culp is the Publisher & CEO at CUInsight.com.She leads the growing team at CUInsight, works with organizations serving credit unions to maximize their brand and exposure, connects … Web: https://www.cuinsight.com Details Welcome to the CUInsight Minute, sixty seconds from our Publisher & CEO Lauren Culp with our favorite reads from the week.Mentioned:How credit unions should honor Hispanic Heritage Monthby LUIS A. VALDEZ-JIMENEZ, 360 FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONHispanic Heritage Month was expanded into a month-long celebration of the Hispanic American community by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Since then credit unions have struggled with how to best observe this annual event and make inroads into the Hispanic community. The best way to observe Hispanic Heritage Month is to make a meaningful contribution to the community, and the best way to do that is to reach out and serve the Hispanic community, recruit and develop Hispanic talent, and partner with local organizations serving the community. (read more)How funnel analytics can help you grow loans and deposits|by DERIK KRAUSS, BLOOMCUAccording to your website analytics, thousands of people visit your credit union website every month. But most visitors don’t apply for loans and accounts. Why do people drop off without applying? And where on your website do they drop off? Conversion funnel analytics can help you answer those questions and increase loans, members, and deposits. (read more)Survival tips: How to leverage the right tools for compliance peace of mind – Part 2by RON JENNINGS, JOHN M. FLOYD & ASSOCIATES (JMFA)As uncertainty continues around what “business as usual” will look like post-pandemic, it’s more important than ever to have the resources and support necessary to provide effective and compliant services to help you meet your members’ ongoing financial needs. In Survival Tips, Part 2, we offer the following advice on how to maintain complete compliance confidence while using the most effective management tools possible to get the best overdraft program results for your members and your credit union. (read more)8 Ways Managers Can Support Employees’ Mental Healthby KELLY GREENWOOD, NATASHA KROL, HBRUncertainty breeds anxiety, and we are living in uncertain times. Between rising numbers of Covid-19 cases, questions about whether or not to reopen economies and businesses, the ongoing protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, and the economic fallout of the pandemic, we don’t know what will come next. And that’s taking a toll on our mental health, including at work. (read more)
A three-story rooming house in the Pela Mampang district of South Jakarta collapsed on Saturday morning.The Jakarta Police, through its Twitter account @TMCPoldaMetro, said the house on Jl. Bangka Barat IV had 20 rooms.08:24 Rumah Kost 3 lantai dan ada 20 pintu kost2an ambruk di Jl. Bangka Barat IV RT. 03/07 Kel. Pela Mampang #Jakarta Selatan, saat ini msh penanganan Polri. pic.twitter.com/riEG9SK4q6— TMC Polda Metro Jaya (@TMCPoldaMetro) February 8, 2020“Police are currently handling the situation,” Jakarta Police tweeted on its official Twitter account. Police have yet to determine the total number of people residing in the house. At least one person was injured in the incident, according to media reports.The police are still investigating the cause of the accident. (dpk)Topics :
“We want to be careful to cover all the challenges associated with the dashboard, such as funding, governance as well as what role the government might have and whether legislation is necessary,” Baroness Buscombe said.She added that her department was also looking at experiences overseas to understand more of the concept of a pensions dashboard. Example of state pension information displayed on the pension dashboardThe concept of a dashboard to collate all an individual’s pension savings and entitlements was first suggested by former chancellor George Osborne in 2016. At the time, he said the tool would be up and running in 2019.Current pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman last year promised government support for the project, which has been developed so far by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and technology firm Origo. He also reiterated the 2019 target.However, last week the Times newspaper reported that Esther McVey, the UK’s state secretary for work and pensions, was considering abandoning her department’s work on the tool in favour of other welfare reforms.The ABI said that the government risked exposing millions to fraud and lost pension pots if it abandoned its support of the pensions dashboard.More than 87,000 people have signed an online petition urging the government to support the project.The ABI and Origo have been working on prototypes for a dashboard for two years. Last month, Origo announced it had successfully tested a version for use by up to 15m pension savers. Baroness Buscombe addresses the House of Lords todayBaroness Buscombe also stated that any decision to force pension providers to partipate in the tool – as suggested by Labour peer Lord Bill McKenzie during questions – would depend on several issues, including the functionality of the dashboard, the delivery model, and its governance.She said that the government’s views on this would be set out “in due course”.Lord McKenzie had urged the government not to change tack on the dashboard plan, adding that the DWP should have ownership of the online tool.Baroness Susan Kramer of the Liberal Democrats suggested that the government was dragging its feet on the dashboard.“The industry is – to put it mildly – cross, having done all of the work that it needed to contribute towards creating a pensions dashboard,” the peer said. Baroness Buscombe referred to the country’s online pensions tracing service to help people locate details of legacy pension pots, as well as the website Check Your State Pension. She added that the DWP planned to launch a Single Financial Guidance Body next year, to replace the numerous bodies offering guidance on different areas of personal finance.The dashboard’s development The UK government has not committed itself to a timetable for when a pensions dashboard will be operational, it said today.Baroness Buscombe, parliamentary under-secretary for work and pensions, said “feasibility work” was nearing completion, but highlighted the complexity of the issue in developing the online tool.“The more we look at it, the more questions we are asking ourselves and the industry,” she said, responding to questions in the House of Lords, the UK parliament’s upper chamber.The government has received criticism in the past week since a UK newspaper report claimed the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) was considering abandoning support for a dashboard, which would collate all an individual’s pension savings and entitlements.
No. 10 Marquette and Villanova square off Wednesday in a battle between the top two schools in the Big East. These schools met earlier this season when Marquette won a close one over Villanova, 66-65, at home on Feb. 9. Markus Howard, who currently leads Marquette with 25.3 points per game, had 38 points, including five 3-pointers, in the first meeting with Villanova. Marquette is in first place of the Big East with its 23-4 record. They have won nine of their last 10 games and are coming off a 76-58 win over Providence. MORE: Watch Marquette vs. Villanova live on fuboTV (7-day free trial)With a 20-8 record, a now unranked Villanova team finds itself just behind Marquette in second place of the Big East standings. The Wildcats will look to snap their three-game losing streak with a win. Suffering just two home losses this season, the odds are in their favor to turn things around. Here’s everything you need to know about this Big East face off. When does Marquette play Villanova?Marquette will play Villanova on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET. Marquette vs. Villanova TV channel, live streamThis game will be aired nationally on FS1. You can also stream the game live online with fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.Where is the Marquette-Villanova game being played?The Villanova Wildcats will host the Marquette Golden Eagles at its home, the Wells Fargo Center.