CUNA News Archives

Congress, administration must address data privacy, CUNA says

Congress, administration must address data privacy, CUNA says

The time has come for new federal protections regarding the use and security of data held by all businesses and entities, CUNA wrote to leadership of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Wednesday. The [...]

Five focus points to make 2019 a cybersecurity success

Five focus points to make 2019 a cybersecurity success

Cybersecurity is always a hot topic, especially in the financial services industry. And while malicious hackers continue to find new avenues to access your data, security experts are working hard to craft even more resilient [...]

Myth-busting the awareness initiative

Myth-busting the awareness initiative

Credit unions have an extraordinary opportunity in front of them with the Awareness Initiative. We’re finally taking on the challenge of credit union consideration and working to make more consumers think about our products [...]

Credit unions support America Saves Week

Credit unions support America Saves Week

Credit unions are among the diverse nonprofit, government, academic, and business groupsto encourage and support Americans’ efforts to save during America Saves Week, Feb. 25-March 2. Held in conjunction with Military Saves Week, America Saves [...]

Compliance: CPFB issues payday rule compliance guide

Compliance: CPFB issues payday rule compliance guide

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last week released a small entity compliance guide for its short-term, small-dollar loan rule, otherwise known as the “payday” rule. Though the bureau proposed updates to the rule earlier [...]

CUNA GAC only 2 weeks away, registration still open

CUNA GAC only 2 weeks away, registration still open

The 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), the credit union industry’s largest event, kicks off March 10 and registration is still open. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle called CUNA GAC a “can’t miss” [...]

MCUEs: Total CU memberships hit 118.8M in December 2018

MCUEs: Total CU memberships hit 118.8M in December 2018

The credit union movement’s overall capital-to-asset ratio increased from 10.8% in November to 11.0% in December, according to CUNA’s Monthly Credit Union Estimates for December 2018. The total dollar amount of [...]

PODCAST: Giving members ‘new hope’

PODCAST: Giving members ‘new hope’

When Sue Cuevas was asked to lend a hand to get a new Latino credit union up and running, she wasn’t even sure what a credit union was. But after one Google search, endless [...]

Qualman: Find value in three seconds

Qualman: Find value in three seconds

Do you know how to craft a message that will capture your members’ attention? The key, says digital leadership expert Erik Qualman, is to make people understand why that nugget of information is important to [...]

CUNA stresses need for ADA lawsuit solution to new AG Barr

CUNA stresses need for ADA lawsuit solution to new AG Barr

CUNA wrote to newly confirmed Attorney General William Barr Tuesday to call attention to the legal threats facing credit unions due to uncertainty with how the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to websites. Due [...]

Blackhawk Community CU to donate building

Blackhawk Community CU to donate building

Blackhawk Community Credit Union announced its intent to gift its administrative building, zoned as a medical facility, to HealthNet of Rock County, the state’s largest of 99 charitable clinics. HealthNet gives away $1.5 [...]

Change is unconventional

Change is unconventional

"Unconventional" is defined as not based on or conforming to what is generally done or believed. In short, to be unconventional one must be open to change, and willing to challenge longstanding systems, structures and [...]

CUNA witness, Reps. emphasize importance of access to financial services

CUNA witness, Reps. emphasize importance of access to financial services

CUNA witness Rachel Pross, chief risk officer at Salem, Ore.-based Map CU, answered multiple questions from members of the House Financial Services subcommittee on consumer protection and financial institutions Wednesday. Several committee members said [...]