CUNA News Archives

Real-time payments: A new era begins

Real-time payments: A new era begins

Monday’s announcement that the Federal Reserve plans to enter the real-time payments business created as much controversy as the wonky world of back-office processing can muster. FedNow, a “round-the-clock, real-time payment and settlement service,” [...]

CUNA’s Morris: Share, inspire others with CU difference

CUNA’s Morris: Share, inspire others with CU difference

Self-proclaimed “credit union geek” and CUNA Engagement Consultant Christopher Morris opined on the importance of engagement, social media, awareness and more during a recent interview with CUltivate. With nearly 15 years of experience in the [...]

Compliance: NCUA issues email compromise fraud risk alert

Compliance: NCUA issues email compromise fraud risk alert

NCUA issued a risk alert (19-RISK-01) this week describing the increasing frequency of, and losses related to, business email compromise fraud scheme. The alert consists of a description of the attack, how to report to [...]

ICU Day 2019 focuses on Local Service. Global Reach.

ICU Day 2019 focuses on Local Service. Global Reach.

Credit unions worldwide are gearing up to celebrate International Credit Union Day on October 17, 2019. ICU Day festivities are a way to reflect on the positive impact our individual and cooperative accomplishments have on [...]

NYCUA hosts young CU professionals for two-day conference

NYCUA hosts young CU professionals for two-day conference

The 2019 New York Credit Union Association’s Young Professionals Conference featured young credit union professionals and volunteers networking and hearing insightful speakers at the Brook-Lea Country Club in Rochester. The conference was held in [...]

CFPB extends debt collection comment deadline to Sept. 18

CFPB extends debt collection comment deadline to Sept. 18

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has extended the comment period for its proposal on debt collection to Sept. 18, past the original deadline of Aug. 19. According to the CFPB, this will allow “interested [...]

Shift your board to a tech mindset

Shift your board to a tech mindset

Today’s board members don’t want to carry around reams of paper or wait until a few days before the meeting to start reviewing the board packet. They also aren’t always able to [...]

Entrepreneur Jack Daly headlines CEO Council Conference

Entrepreneur Jack Daly headlines CEO Council Conference

Headliner Jack Daly will show credit unions how to leverage their unique competitive advantages to drive growth at CUNA CEO Council’s 3rd annual CUNA CEO Council Conference, Sept. 23 to 25 at Hotel Del [...]

NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood visits Indiana League

NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood visits Indiana League

NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood was at the Indiana Credit Union League office Monday to visit with several members of the League board of directors, members of its Governmental Affairs Committee and senior management. Hood, who [...]

WCUC 2019: Challenges/opportunities come with future tech

WCUC 2019: Challenges/opportunities come with future tech

World Council of Credit Unions President/CEO Brian Branch channeled 6th-century BC Chinese Philosopher Lao-Tzu for his “State of the Movement” presentation during Monday morning’s general session at the 2019 World Credit Union Conference. “[...]

CUNA engaged with blockchain hearing this week

CUNA engaged with blockchain hearing this week

The Senate is in session this week for what is expected to be the final time before Labor Day, and the House has already adjourned until Sept. 9. CUNA will be engaged with a Senate [...]

Leaders reach agreement on bipartisan budget deal

Leaders reach agreement on bipartisan budget deal

Administration and Congressional leaders agreed to suspend mandatory discretionary budget cuts included in the Budget Control Act of 2011, cuts that would have gone into effect starting Sept. 30.  Negotiators also agreed to suspend the [...]

2020 Diamond Awards entry open

2020 Diamond Awards entry open

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Diamond Awards, which recognize credit union marketing and business development professionals for their original marketing campaigns that demonstrate creativity, strategy and proven [...]

Pross: It’s time Congress fixed cannabis’ green problem

Pross: It’s time Congress fixed cannabis’ green problem

Maps Credit Union Chief Risk Officer Rachel Pross penned an op-ed for The Hill Wednesday on the challenges credit unions face around cannabis banking. Pross' op-ed closely followed her testimony on behalf of the CUNA/[...]