CUNA News Archives

House prepares to vote on FSGG w/ CUNA supported funds

House prepares to vote on FSGG w/ CUNA supported funds

The House is expected to vote this week on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (H.R. 3351), a bill that contains CUNA-supported levels for several credit union [...]

Build stronger member relationships through financial counseling

Build stronger member relationships through financial counseling

According to a recent BlackRock report, financial worry outranks other leading stressors including health, family and work. Financial stress is a top worry for American families because many of them live paycheck to paycheck and [...]

What’s your ‘risk appetite?’

What’s your ‘risk appetite?’

Organizations often prioritize risk management only during bad times, says Steve Houle, vice president, advisory service, for Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union. “That’s the wrong way to manage,” says Houle, who addressed the 2019 [...]

Why is ‘leadership’ so misunderstood?

Why is ‘leadership’ so misunderstood?

“Leadership is not a position or title, it is an action and example.” I recently posted that quote from Cory Booker on my Facebook page. The first two comments I received were, “Doing what is [...]

NCUA’s Hood appoints special advisor for cybersecurity

NCUA’s Hood appoints special advisor for cybersecurity

NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood announced Thursday he has appointed Johnny E. Davis, Jr. as Special Advisor to the Chairman for Cybersecurity. CUNA has called on NCUA to continue to recognize cybersecurity as a top priority [...]

A scary scenario

A scary scenario

When preparing for a possible active shooter situation, think ALICE, Mike Petrone, CUNA Mutual Group risk consultant, tells America’s Credit Union Conference attendees Tuesday at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida. ALICE stands [...]

Hope is alive!

Hope is alive!

Advocacy is a process, not an event; a marathon, not a sprint. For credit unions, advocacy is about revolutionizing the operating environment for credit unions, not merely putting up points for the sake of a [...]

Nussle at ACUC: Commit to being ‘fiercely cooperative’

Nussle at ACUC: Commit to being ‘fiercely cooperative’

Putting credit union advocacy on the offense led to a successful 2018, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said at America’s Credit Union Conference (ACUC) Tuesday, so how do credit unions stay on the offense [...]

The Disney approach

The Disney approach

Having a great product is no longer enough. Today’s consumers want to have an emotional connection with the companies they patronize, says Jeff James, vice president/general manager of Disney Institute. “Disney has been [...]

CUNA engaged w/ UBIT, cannabis, beneficial owner hearings

CUNA engaged w/ UBIT, cannabis, beneficial owner hearings

Both the House and Senate are in session this week and will be conducting several hearings of note to credit unions. On Wednesday the House Ways and Means subcommittee on oversight will conduct a hearing [...]

The 21st-century credit union: Meet members where they are

The 21st-century credit union: Meet members where they are

Lauren Culp, Filene Research Institute’s Cooperative Trust manager, described four 21st-century credit union models derived from research the Madison, Wis.-based “think and do” tank conducted. She addressed the CUNA National Young Professionals Conference  [...]