CUNA Press Archives

Equifax breach lawsuit reaches settlement

WASHINGTON, DC (June 5, 2020) — A settlement from the Equifax data breach lawsuit has been reached as the credit reporting agency has finalized a $5.5 million agreement to pay financial institutions that issued credit cards that were identified in the 2017 hack that ...

Candidates backed by CUNA, credit unions win primaries in NM, MD

WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2020) — Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC), CUNA’s federal political action committee, and its League partners supported 39 candidates from eight states during Tuesday’s primary elections, most of whom won their respective party nominations for Congress. Ballots in ...

Nussle responds to civil unrest, nationwide protests

WASHINGTON, DC (June 2, 2020) — Reacting to the death of George Floyd in police custody and the widespread civil unrest that has taken place across the nation, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President/CEO Jim Nussle released the following statement: “George Floyd’s death ...

PSECU’s Margaret Delmonico named 2020 Credit Union Hero of the Year

WASHINGTON, DC (June 1, 2020) — Margaret Delmonico, retired Director of Public Relations at PSECU in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been named Credit Union Magazine’s 2020 Credit Union Hero of the Year. A publication of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the magazine annually honors ...

Free webinar explores COVID-19 cyber insurance and risk management issues

WASHINGTON, DC (May 29, 2020) — CUNA announced today the availability of the Cyber Liability and Intelligence webinar (recorded). This webinar provides the latest information on breaches and ways to reduce liability through cyber and risk management insurance. This one-hour webinar is free to both ...

CUNA, NAFCU, CUNA Mutual Group stand with NCUA on FOM Rule

WASHINGTON, DC (May 26, 2020) — The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today responded to a petition by the American Bankers Association (ABA) in the case of American Bankers Association v. National Credit Union Administration. The case, which concerns the NCUA’s 2016 field of ...

CUNA responds to NCUA ruling on PCA flexibility

WASHINGTON, DC (May 21, 2020) — Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer and Senior Counsel released the following statement after the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board approved an interim final rule on prompt corrective action (PCA). CUNA has requested PCA flexibility ...

Free webinar offers career guidance during a pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2020) — CUNA announced today Pandemic + My Career = What Do I Do Now?, a new free webinar for CUNA members, is going to be held May 28, 2020. This webinar provides career development guidance for young professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

CUNA-backed candidates see primary wins in Oregon

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2020) — Candidates backed by America's credit unions saw primary election victories in competitive races in Oregon. Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC), CUNA’s federal political action committee, and the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) supported three winning candidates in ...

New webinar available for returning to work considerations

WASHINGTON, DC (May 19, 2020) — CUNA announces Coronavirus Pandemic – Returning to Work Considerations webinar, a free CUNA member benefit, available now. This webinar explores key considerations related to reopening and staffing credit unions, including practices to protect against spreading the virus in the workplace ...

CUNA Strategic Services welcomes Barbra Lowman as President

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2020) — The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced today the appointment of Barbra Lowman as President of CUNA Strategic Services, Inc. (CSS). “We are thrilled to welcome Barbra Lowman to CSS,” said Jim Nussle, CUNA President and CEO. “Barbra is ...

New commercial lending eSchool for today’s economic environment

WASHINGTON, DC (May 14, 2020) — Commercial loan considerations during uncertain economic times will be featured as a session in a new eSchool, CUNA Commercial Lending During Turbulent Times, starting on June 4. This eSchool includes three, 90-minute sessions led by credit union business lending ...