CUNA News Archives

Why financial management isn’t just for your finance department

Why financial management isn’t just for your finance department

You’ve probably heard the words “financial management” thrown around at your credit union. You may even have some familiarity with the subject. Financial management isn’t an easy skill to master, however. Perhaps you’[...]

Branch staff take center stage amid transformations

Branch staff take center stage amid transformations

For many financial institutions, the teller line is no longer a line and a teller is no longer a teller. Technology, consumer preferences, and design changes have altered the way members obtain services at their [...]

CUNA corrects false banker attack in Wall Street Journal

CUNA corrects false banker attack in Wall Street Journal

CUNA and credit unions responded to the latest banker attack in the Wall Street Journal Thursday, with CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle leading the response letters to the editor. Nussle responded to claims by a [...]

PODCAST: Ram Charan on why ‘talent wins’

PODCAST: Ram Charan on why ‘talent wins’

Ram Charan’s introduction to business came from working in his family’s shoe shop in Northern India. While he’s now a sought-after consultant for some of the world’s largest companies, Charan says [...]

CUNA/leagues named most influential financial services advocates

CUNA/leagues named most influential financial services advocates

CUNA and the League system are seen as the most influential financial services organizations and one of the most effective advocacy organizations in Washington, according to an independent study conducted by Ballast Research (formerly National [...]

CUNA continues push for disparate impact consistency

CUNA continues push for disparate impact consistency

CUNA followed up its letter last week to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with a joint letter reiterating the call for HUD to align the 2013 disparate impact final rule with the [...]

Make cybersecurity part of your credit union’s fabric

Make cybersecurity part of your credit union’s fabric

In today’s ever-present cyber threat environment, financial institutions are frequent targets. Credit unions continue to fall victim to a variety of cyberattacks, including malware infections, phishing scams, denial-of-service attacks, cryptojacking, and ransomware. These attacks [...]

Forbes names 14 CUNA CML CUs ‘Best in State’

Forbes names 14 CUNA CML CUs ‘Best in State’

CUNA Creating Member Loyalty™ (CML) member credit unions made the list of credit unions recognized on Forbes’ The Best Banks And Credit Unions in Every State. Forbes partnered with market research firm, Statista, to survey [...]

Set the tone for risk

Set the tone for risk

How we see the future determines our tolerance for risk and desire for growth. If we envision a future of economic turbulence, we might be inclined to limit risk and growth for higher capital ratios. [...]

Compliance: Beneficial owner relief extended thru Sept. 8

Compliance: Beneficial owner relief extended thru Sept. 8

The Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has extended the Beneficial Ownership Rule’s limited exception for rollover and/or renewal of certain accounts for an additional 30 days. It was scheduled to expire [...]

CMG’s Rick: Economic expansion to continue

CMG’s Rick: Economic expansion to continue

Credit unions can expect U.S. economic growth to remain above historical averages through the end of 2019, CUNA Mutual Group’s Director and Chief Economist Steven Rick told attendees at CUNA Mutual Group’s [...]

Brobeck: CUs set high standards in financial services

Brobeck: CUs set high standards in financial services

Steve Brobeck recently retired as executive director of the Consumer Federation of America (CFA). After serving on the CFA Board from 1976 to 1979, he was appointed executive director in the spring of 1980. Brobeck [...]

CUNA outlines TCPA reg relief needs to Senate Commerce Committee

CUNA outlines TCPA reg relief needs to Senate Commerce Committee

Credit unions need regulatory relief regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), CUNA wrote to the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday. CUNA sent its letter for the record of the committee’s hearing on oversight of [...]

Watershed moment kept HR 1151 alive

Watershed moment kept HR 1151 alive

Bob Burrow had a front-row seat to a watershed moment during the fight to pass H.R. 1151, the Credit Union Membership Access Act. It came during a House Banking Committee meeting that would determine [...]

Donovan: Talk data breaches with Congress during August recess

Donovan: Talk data breaches with Congress during August recess

This year has been a “wildly successful year in credit union advocacy,” CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan said, and during the August recess credit unions have a great opportunity for additional efforts. The House [...]