CUNA News Archives

Compliance: S. 2155 effects on member ID program

Compliance: S. 2155 effects on member ID program

With S. 2155 signed into law, credit unions are curious about when its regulatory relief provisions take effect, and if any guidance will be available. CUNA’s compliance staff has collected resources, NCUA has finalized [...]

CUNA dispels banker CU myths in Capitol Hill messages

CUNA dispels banker CU myths in Capitol Hill messages

CUNA reached out to Capitol Hill Thursday with a graphic containing credit union facts to dispute inaccurate banker attacks, the first in a series CUNA will be sending in the coming days. Protecting the credit [...]

Disruptive community building

Disruptive community building

Allegacy Federal Credit Union in Winston-Salem, N.C., has entered into a partnership—believed to be the first of its kind in the country—to improve both the physical and financial well-being of its community. [...]

CU-backed candidates see wins in AL, CA, MS, and NJ

CU-backed candidates see wins in AL, CA, MS, and NJ

Credit union-supported candidates found success during Tuesday’s primaries across eight states, including several in notable and competitive races. Candidates are supported by state leagues, CUNA and the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC), CUNA’[...]

Attacks on tax status misguided

Attacks on tax status misguided

In a letter delivered in April to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) urges the Senate Finance Committee to evaluate the tax-exempt status for large credit unions. NTU’s letter falsely characterizes [...]

CUNA continues FOM support as NCUA, ABA appeal court ruling

CUNA continues FOM support as NCUA, ABA appeal court ruling

The American Bankers Association filed a cross-appeal in response to NCUA’s appeal of the U.S. District Court ruling regarding NCUA’s field-of-membership (FOM) rule. CUNA strongly supports NCUA’s appeal and further believes [...]

ACUC delivers ideas that move

ACUC delivers ideas that move

When you think about the future of credit unions, what do you see? Strategic fintech partnerships? Data-optimized services that anticipate member needs? Virtual reality branches? When I spoke at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference in [...]

CUNA encourages FHFA review of regs for relief opportunities

CUNA encourages FHFA review of regs for relief opportunities

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) should review all of its existing regulations for potential improvements, CUNA wrote to the agency Monday. CUNA’s letter was sent in response to the FHFA’s regulatory review [...]

Innovation includes the customer experience

Innovation includes the customer experience

When thinking about innovation, don’t just think of technology. Consider the customer experience. “It’s about the connection,” Nicholas Webb said during a keynote address at CU Direct’s Drive 18 Conference Thursday in [...]

Compliance: S. 2155 regulatory relief effective dates

Compliance: S. 2155 regulatory relief effective dates

CUNA and credit unions saw a historic victory with the signing of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) last month, but the question remains: when and how will the regulatory [...]

No joke: Educator leaves ’em laughing

No joke: Educator leaves ’em laughing

Veronica Dangerfield's background as a standup comedian draws in audiences and keeps them glued to her compelling messages about financial education. “People are so apprehensive about finances,” Dangerfield says. “With a name like Veronica Dangerfield, ([...]

Comments on CFPB RFIs, reassigned numbers due in June

Comments on CFPB RFIs, reassigned numbers due in June

Comments on the final few Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) requests for information, as well as on the Federal Communication Commission’s reassigned numbers proposal, are due in June. CUNA released its comprehensive white [...]

PODCAST: Tom Davis on navigating change

PODCAST: Tom Davis on navigating change

Tom Davis has had a varied career. He started as an accountant before entering the technology arena and ultimately joining CSCU, the precursor to Trellance, where he’s now CEO. Davis is tasked with leading [...]