CUNA News Archives

Fed should increase account transfer limit under Reg D

Fed should increase account transfer limit under Reg D

The Federal Reserve Board should look at opportunities to increase the Regulation D transfer limit beyond the current six per month, CUNA wrote to the Federal Reserve Monday. The Fed sought comments on an advance [...]

PODCAST: CMO to CEO

PODCAST: CMO to CEO

Jason Lindstrom has a message for all credit union marketers who want to be CEO: He’s living proof it can be done. Lindstrom started as a part-time teller during college and took on a [...]

CUNA contacts Sanders, AOC highlighting benefits of CU difference

CUNA contacts Sanders, AOC highlighting benefits of CU difference

The best option for consumers to access high-quality, affordable financial services are the credit unions in their communities, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) [...]

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 [...]

CUNA supports fight against senior scams, goes on record for hearings

CUNA supports fight against senior scams, goes on record for hearings

CUNA brought credit union issues and concerns before several Congressional committees and subcommittees Tuesday, including on affordable housing, flood insurance and international credit union programs. CUNA also wrote in support of the Stop Senior Scams [...]

Teach bravery, not perfection

Teach bravery, not perfection

Girls are often taught to avoid risk and failure. And that affects their lives and the lives of others. “We’re taught to smile pretty, play it safe, get good grades. Boys, on the other [...]

5 reasons to attend a marketing event in 2019

5 reasons to attend a marketing event in 2019

This year has already seen huge innovations in how financial institutions interact with their communities and members. Staying ahead of trends, technology advancements and best practices is no small feat, and doing it alone leaves [...]

Compliance: OFAC publishes framework for compliance commitments

Compliance: OFAC publishes framework for compliance commitments

The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments last week to provide guidance on the essential components of an effective sanctions compliance program (SCP). A recent CUNA [...]

CFPB’s Kraninger talks tailored regs, PACE, UDAAP w/ CUs

CFPB’s Kraninger talks tailored regs, PACE, UDAAP w/ CUs

California and Nevada credit union leaders met with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Kathy Kraninger is Los Angeles Tuesday to discuss credit union issues. Credit union leaders in attendance stressed the need for tailored [...]

PODCAST: Reflections on board service

PODCAST: Reflections on board service

John Sackett and Phil Browarsky are two long-time credit union board members who are dedicated to meeting the needs of their members in every stage of life. Sackett is a board member at Royal Credit [...]

CFPB proposes higher HMDA thresholds after strong CUNA push

CFPB proposes higher HMDA thresholds after strong CUNA push

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a proposed rule on Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) reporting requirements Thursday, as well as an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) about the costs and benefits of [...]

Donovan: Data concerns are economic, national security issue

Donovan: Data concerns are economic, national security issue

Data security and privacy issues create economic and even national security concerns, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote to Congressional offices Tuesday. Donovan reached out to Senate Commerce and House Energy and Commerce Committee [...]

Kai Kight: ‘Bring new music into the world’

Kai Kight: ‘Bring new music into the world’

Violinist Kai Kight likens leaders to composers: they must coax the sweetest notes out of their performers regardless of the instruments they play. “Composers must revise their music so it fits the individual’s context,” [...]

CUNA engaged w/ robocall, privacy, payday, diversity hearings

CUNA engaged w/ robocall, privacy, payday, diversity hearings

With Congress back in Washington, D.C. after a two-week recess, CUNA is engaged with several hearings, including ones addressing financial regulator supervision, robocalls, diversity and inclusion, payday lending and data privacy, among others. This [...]