News Archives

Provide a robust digital member experience

Provide a robust digital member experience

When it comes time to plan for your credit union’s future, what issues are on the agenda for your next strategic planning session? The 2019-2020 CUNA Environmental Scan explores trends that will affect the [...]

House prepares to vote on FSGG w/ CUNA supported funds

House prepares to vote on FSGG w/ CUNA supported funds

The House is expected to vote this week on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (H.R. 3351), a bill that contains CUNA-supported levels for several credit union [...]

America’s best credit unions in each state

America’s best credit unions in each state

There are more than 5,000 credit unions with 117 million members across the U.S. Members-only credit unions typically have lower fees and offer better interest rates than traditional banks, and the nonprofit model [...]

Reset. Refresh. Renew. Reenergize.

Reset. Refresh. Renew. Reenergize.

The sounds of these words always bring me peace. Almost a type of serenity. And, at the same time, overwhelming feelings of excitement and hope because of the opportunity that comes with embracing change. Those [...]

Who bought a seat at the table of the Libra Association

Who bought a seat at the table of the Libra Association

Governance, Financial Inclusion, India, Tier 3 economies, remittances, payments, currencies, tokens, coins,… These and more terms have been tossed around over the past few days, as we consumed facts and interpretations, triggered from the Libra [...]

The world wide web… of policies and notices

The world wide web… of policies and notices

Hi compliance friends! Since we all spend about 25 hours per day online, let’s take a look at some of the content posted there…. policies and notices! Credit unions attempt to keep many policies [...]

Are we doing enough?

Are we doing enough?

Credit unions kicked off 2019 with another strong first quarter. Although lending activity is slowing versus a year ago, membership growth — a key indicator of future growth potential — remains above 4% over the past 12 [...]

Build stronger member relationships through financial counseling

Build stronger member relationships through financial counseling

According to a recent BlackRock report, financial worry outranks other leading stressors including health, family and work. Financial stress is a top worry for American families because many of them live paycheck to paycheck and [...]