DALLAS, Texas (12/6/10)--ALM First Financial Advisors, LLC, a credit union financial advisory firm, will offer its Financial Institute Jan. 24-26, in Grapevine, Texas. The Financial Institute will provide credit unions’ senior management and staff with knowledge about areas such as asset liability management, investment strategies and recent NCUA Advisory letters. Today’s financial landscape is in constant flux, with changing, complex regulations, new strategies and volatile markets. Financial institutions’ ability to stay on top of the issues will directly affect their success. The Financial Institute presents an opportunity for attendees to gain the education and tools they need to better manage and monitor the balance sheet, and to implement proven strategies for the future. ALM First’s Financial Institute is a two-day conference offering two tracks from which to choose: “ALM and Balance-Sheet Management” and “Investment Management and Strategies.” Among the key topics are understanding interest rate risk using net ecomic value, National Credit Union Administration advisory letters, and ALM best practices. The ALM First Financial Institute is recommended for everyone involved in managing or monitoring credit union financial data, including CEOs, chief financial officers, senior management, controllers, treasury staff, financial analysts, accountants, and asset liability committee and board members. Through ALM First’s Financial Institute, credit union personnel and volunteers will learn the intricacies, formulas, and strategies behind essential balance-sheet management and investment processes, becoming better able to manage risk effectively. To ensure an optimal experience for all, attendance is limited to 80 people. For more information, use the link.