Advocacy Archives

The best way to sharpen your BSA understanding

The best way to sharpen your BSA understanding

Keeping credit unions compliant with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws is one of the most serious responsibilities compliance professionals face in our industry. Unfortunately, with BSA/AML related crimes continuing [...]

Stories leaders – and advocates – need to tell

Stories leaders – and advocates – need to tell

My organization held our annual Capitol Hill conference last week where hundreds of our members flew in to talk directly with the lawmakers and regulators who influence their operations and ability to compete in a [...]

Standing up to bank attacks

Standing up to bank attacks

These days it seems like banks will stop at nothing to take down credit unions, even creating problems where none exist. In recent years, megabanks have gobbled up tons of community banks, leaving many people [...]

Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union is a marketing game changer

Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union is a marketing game changer

Credit unions have never attempted a brand-building campaign on the scale of CUNA’s Awareness initiative, writes Tim Newbrough in CUToday, adding that this effort is needed “now more than ever.” Newbrough, senior vice president [...]

CUNA sets young professionals advo training for Sept. 9, 23

CUNA sets young professionals advo training for Sept. 9, 23

CUNA will conduct its third annual Young Professionals Advocacy training in September, a full-day program teaching the benefits of advocacy, how to build strong relationships with members of Congress and best practices for in-district and [...]