Technical Assistance


Federation Technical Assistance (TA) includes a free advice hotline for Federation members with assets of less than $10 million, and fee-based consulting services, discounted for Federation members.

TA Hotline

This TA advice line can help you prepare for an upcoming exam, address issues identified in a prior exam, or help with general trouble-shooting. Some of the specific topics can include:

  • Bank Secrecy Act & OFAC Compliance and Risk Assessment
  • SAFE Act Requirements (for credit unions that offer mortgages)
  • ACH Annual Audit Requirement
  • Supervisory oversight reviews and responsibilities
  • Bi-annual member verification requirements
  • Abandoned Property/Escheating Compliance
  • Daily operations and accounting
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By Phone: Call toll free at 800-437-8711. The TA Hotline is open on Tuesdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET.
By Email: Send your question to Ysemny Abood at yabood@cdcu.coop. Write TA Hotline in the subject line of your email.

The TA Hotline is only available to Federation members and is free to members with assets of less than $10 million. Some restrictions may apply.

Fee-Based TA Consulting

Federation members receive a discount on all fee-based technical assistance and consulting services, available in the following areas:

  • Reconciliation/Accounting
  • Compliance/Audit
  • Annual Supervisory Audit

Click here for a detailed list of services and prices for each of the TA categories listed above.

Federation technical assistance is provided by Ysemny (Nachi) Abood. For more information about the TA Hotline or any of the fee-based TA consulting services, contact Nachi at 212-809-1850, ext. 224. Please allow up to two business days for a response to your TA Hotline calls and emails.

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