CUNA News Archives

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.) [...]

CUNA sets young professionals advo training for Sept. 9, 23

CUNA sets young professionals advo training for Sept. 9, 23

CUNA will conduct its third annual Young Professionals Advocacy training in September, a full-day program teaching the benefits of advocacy, how to build strong relationships with members of Congress and best practices for in-district and [...]

CUNA supports fight against senior scams, goes on record for hearings

CUNA supports fight against senior scams, goes on record for hearings

CUNA brought credit union issues and concerns before several Congressional committees and subcommittees Tuesday, including on affordable housing, flood insurance and international credit union programs. CUNA also wrote in support of the Stop Senior Scams [...]

Teach bravery, not perfection

Teach bravery, not perfection

Girls are often taught to avoid risk and failure. And that affects their lives and the lives of others. “We’re taught to smile pretty, play it safe, get good grades. Boys, on the other [...]

5 reasons to attend a marketing event in 2019

5 reasons to attend a marketing event in 2019

This year has already seen huge innovations in how financial institutions interact with their communities and members. Staying ahead of trends, technology advancements and best practices is no small feat, and doing it alone leaves [...]

Compliance: OFAC publishes framework for compliance commitments

Compliance: OFAC publishes framework for compliance commitments

The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments last week to provide guidance on the essential components of an effective sanctions compliance program (SCP). A recent CUNA [...]

CFPB’s Kraninger talks tailored regs, PACE, UDAAP w/ CUs

CFPB’s Kraninger talks tailored regs, PACE, UDAAP w/ CUs

California and Nevada credit union leaders met with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Kathy Kraninger is Los Angeles Tuesday to discuss credit union issues. Credit union leaders in attendance stressed the need for tailored [...]