CUNA News Archives

‘The mind is your main production tool’

‘The mind is your main production tool’

A critical element of influence is the emotional environment you create around yourself, Darrell Hammond tells a preconference workshop at the CUNA Finance Council Conference in New York City. Optimism is a quality that virtually [...]

NCUA starts $160.1M in dividend payments to CUs this week

NCUA starts $160.1M in dividend payments to CUs this week

More than 5,500 eligible institutions will receive dividends totaling $160.1 million from the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund starting this week, according to NCUA. Credit unions have received statements in the mail [...]

Interest-rate risk: A core competency

Interest-rate risk: A core competency

Interest-rate risk is a core competency, not only for directors, but for their credit unions, says Brian Smith-Vandergriff. “If you do interest-rate risk well, you can be a better credit union,” Smith-Vandergriff, a partner at [...]

FCUs must be allowed access to federal courts, says CUNA brief

FCUs must be allowed access to federal courts, says CUNA brief

CUNA supports federal credit unions’ access to federal courts via diversity jurisdiction, one of the two methods for a federal court to have jurisdiction, the association indicated in an amicus brief filed Monday. CUNA’s [...]

Business intelligence: What is your ‘why?’

Business intelligence: What is your ‘why?’

Building a business intelligence (BI) program starts with one question: Why? “Too many people are affected by ‘shiny object syndrome,’” where they’re distracted by the latest new tool, says Anne Legg, director of market/[...]

CUNA News Podcasts now available on Spotify

CUNA News Podcasts now available on Spotify

The popular CUNA News Podcast is now available on Spotify, putting the program on the top four podcast directories. With more than 116,000 downloads, the CUNA News Podcast has welcomed a wide range of [...]

Taking off on a global learning experience

Taking off on a global learning experience

Sometimes the best classroom is the one that’s found on another continent. A delegation of 14 credit union representatives will spend next week in Brazil as part of theWorld Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) [...]

FCC’s O’Rielly calls for swift action on CUNA’s TCPA petition

FCC’s O’Rielly calls for swift action on CUNA’s TCPA petition

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Michael O’Rielly said Thursday during public remarks that the FCC has an obligation to resolve many of the worthy Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) petitions that are currently pending. [...]

PODCAST: Know yourself to lead others

PODCAST: Know yourself to lead others

You’re having a bad day. That could affect the interactions you have with your colleagues. But if you understand your emotions and how they impact you, it might allow you to turn unpleasant interactions [...]

Total CU capital increases 1.4% in March, says CUNA MCUEs

Total CU capital increases 1.4% in March, says CUNA MCUEs

Credit union loan balances increased by 0.3% in March, an acceleration relative to the 0.1% February increase, but the slowest march increase since 2013, according to CUNA’s Monthly Credit Union Estimates for [...]

Workforce evolution

Workforce evolution

As the credit union movement continues to evolve, so must credit union leaders, board members, and staff. Technology has transformed the skill sets your staff needs, particularly in member-facing roles that serve as the face [...]

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.) [...]