CUNA News Archives

PODCAST: DEI an ‘ongoing journey’

PODCAST: DEI an ‘ongoing journey’

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become a mindset credit union leaders consider when forming their business plans. They address DEI when attracting, recruiting, and retaining employees, and also when listening to community members and [...]

White House calls for review of regs to promote economic growth

White House calls for review of regs to promote economic growth

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday calling on federal agencies to identify regulations that can be rescinded or temporarily waived to promote job creation and economic growth. The order calls for agencies to [...]

Safety first when reopening lobbies

Safety first when reopening lobbies

As organizations across the country reopen, credit unions are keeping one thing in mind when deciding when to resume branch operations: Safety. That means “safety for our staff, their families, our members, and our community,” [...]

MBL changes would provide $5B for businesses, create 50K jobs

MBL changes would provide $5B for businesses, create 50K jobs

Credit unions can bring billions of dollars into the economy with no cost to the government, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote to all 535 Congressional offices Monday. Donovan highlighted how Congressional changes to [...]

House passes latest phase of COVID-19 relief legislation

House passes latest phase of COVID-19 relief legislation

The House passed the HEROES Act 208-199 Friday night, the latest proposal to provide relief from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. CUNA supports several provisions in the bill and has concerns with others. “House passage [...]

Focus on life moments and life stages

Focus on life moments and life stages

The uncertainty surrounding daily life during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shows that how credit unions address members’ day-to-day needs is  just as—or more—important than the products and services they offer to assist with [...]

CFPB statement, FAQs outline billing error responsibilities

CFPB statement, FAQs outline billing error responsibilities

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) this week released a statement and frequently asked questions (FAQs) document outlining the responsibility of credit card issuers and open-end non-home secured creditors during the pandemic. The statementoutlines billing [...]

Credit union-supported candidates see primary wins in Wis., Neb.

Credit union-supported candidates see primary wins in Wis., Neb.

Candidates backed by America's credit unions saw primary election victories in competitive races across Wisconsin and Nebraska during Tuesday’s elections. State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R) won 58% of the vote in the state’s [...]

COVID-19: House unveils next relief package

COVID-19: House unveils next relief package

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) unveiled the Democratic majority’s next phase COVID-19 policy proposal—titled the HEROES Act—on Tuesday. “This draft legislation makes it clear that there is a lot more [...]

CFPB finalizes remittance rule raising threshold to 500

CFPB finalizes remittance rule raising threshold to 500

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its final rule on remittancesMonday, which comes after strong CUNA engagement with the CFPB to finalize the rule. The rule raises the “normal course of business threshold” to [...]

PODCAST: Top cybersecurity threats

PODCAST: Top cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity continues to be a top priority for credit unions and all businesses. And the coronavirus pandemic has done nothing to change that. Ransomware, email phishing attacks, and other threats remain at all-time high levels [...]