CUNA News Archives

CUNA, World Council urge USAID to expand funding opportunities

CUNA, World Council urge USAID to expand funding opportunities

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan joined World Council of Credit Unions President/CEO Brian Branch and Vice President of Advocacy Andrew Price, as well as and former Congressman and [...]

How to solve your indirect lending woes

How to solve your indirect lending woes

Credit unions might be the biggest players in the indirect auto game. The overall margins on indirect auto loans have shrunk— one of the reasons why credit unions are still a major component in the [...]

May MCUEs show loan growth slowing, savings up 1.3%

May MCUEs show loan growth slowing, savings up 1.3%

CUNA’s Monthly Credit Union Estimates for May 2019 shows a continuation of slowing loan and membership growth: credit union memberships increased just 0.31%, the slowest May increase since 2014. Moreover, loan portfolios were [...]

CO-OPs such as CUs are ‘essential’ to meeting future challenges

CO-OPs such as CUs are ‘essential’ to meeting future challenges

The cooperative business model is a tool for economic success and self-determination, the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) CLUSA wrote in an open letter to all Republican and Democratic candidates running for president in 2020 [...]

Don’t miss your journey’s moments

Don’t miss your journey’s moments

A child who wanted nothing to living in poverty. A successful student to a college dropout. A call center representative to a CEO of a credit union. Ronaldo Hardy has experienced them all during his [...]

Nebraska League’s Sullivan pushes back against bank attacks

Nebraska League’s Sullivan pushes back against bank attacks

Suggesting credit unions don’t pay taxes is playing “loose with the facts,” J. Scott Sullivan, president/CEO of the Nebraska Credit Union League wrote to the Lincoln Journal-Star this week. Sullivan responded to recent [...]

Compliance: CFPB, FDIC to host elder abuse prevention webinar

Compliance: CFPB, FDIC to host elder abuse prevention webinar

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will co-hosting a webinar July 25 to outline strategies to address and prevent elder financial abuse. Registration is currently open for the free [...]

Revising remittance rule should balance protection, consumer access

Revising remittance rule should balance protection, consumer access

Substantive amendments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) remittance rule would create a more effective balance between consumer protection and access to services, CUNA wrote to the CFPB Thursday. CUNA submitted its comment [...]

Hood attends ceremonial swearing-in by Vice President Pence

Hood attends ceremonial swearing-in by Vice President Pence

NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood Thursday recounted how values of humility, integrity, hard work, compassion and service to others have shaped his outlook and his career. “I did not set out to dedicate my work life [...]

PODCAST: Beyond the logo

PODCAST: Beyond the logo

A brand refresh involves much more than changing your logo or adding billboards. “That’s literally the last thing you do, and it takes the least amount of time,” says Anne Norman, senior vice president [...]

CUNA advocacy, compliance leaders meet w/ NCUA staff

CUNA advocacy, compliance leaders meet w/ NCUA staff

CUNA advocacy and compliance staff, including Chief Compliance Officer Jared Ihrig, Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer Elizabeth Eurgubian and Manager of Federal Compliance Information and Research Nancy DeGrandi met with NCUA staff to discuss consumer financial [...]

Provide a robust digital member experience

Provide a robust digital member experience

When it comes time to plan for your credit union’s future, what issues are on the agenda for your next strategic planning session? The 2019-2020 CUNA Environmental Scan explores trends that will affect the [...]