CUNA Press Archives

CUNA research: inflation remains steady as economic growth tapers

WASHINGTON, DC (September 14, 2021) — Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Senior Economist Dawit Kebede, PhD, issued the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s August Consumer Price Index: “The good news is that the August inflation report was on target with what ...

CUNA research: Delta variant delays labor market recovery

WASHINGTON, DC (September 3, 2021) — Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Senior Economist Dawit Kebede, PhD, issued the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s August Jobs Report: “This report reflects the impact that the Delta variant has had on the economy. The ...

Statement from CUNA’s Nussle on passing of former Sen. Carl Levin

WASHINGTON, DC (July 30, 2021) — Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President/CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Senator Carl Levin of Michigan. “A champion of the little guy, Carl Levin was a strong supporter of the ...

Credit Union System Digitization Group releases its first report

WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2021) — The Credit Union System Digitization Working Group, led by Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Chief Engagement Officer Greg Michlig, today released its June 2021 Industry Outlook. The report gives an overview of current and expected digital trends in the ...

CUNA announces events in Las Vegas coming this fall

WASHINGTON, DC (July 12, 2021) — As cities around the nation are welcoming back travelers with fewer restrictions, and credit unions are seeking in-person training options, CUNA announced today the following events will take place in Las Vegas this fall: CUNA Enterprise Risk Management Certification ...

CUNA releases white paper detailing the state of small credit unions

WASHINGTON, DC (July 6, 2021) — The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Small Credit Union Committee has published a comprehensive white paper examining the key opportunities and challenges facing small credit unions. The State of Small Credit Unions Today outlines how cross-industry support can lead ...

WOCCU names Elissa LaBorde president/CEO

WASHINGTON, DC (June 28, 2021) — The World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) Board of Directors today named Elissa McCarter LaBorde as the organization’s new president/CEO. “Congratulations to Elissa for being named the next leader of the World Council of Credit Unions,” said ...

Credit Union Directors Newsletter recognized by the AM&P Network

WASHINGTON, DC (June 23, 2021) — The Associations Media and Publishing (AM&P) Network awarded the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Credit Union Directors Newsletter with a silver EXCEL Award for best newsletter redesign. The Credit Union Directors Newsletter is a monthly newsletter devoted ...

SCOTUS rules that FHFA director can be removed at will

WASHINGTON, DC (June 23, 2021) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency can be removed at will by the president, overturning the current structure that allows the director to be removed before the end of ...

Carla Decker, Jill Tomalin elected to NCBA CLUSA Board

WASHINGTON, DC (June 18, 2021) — DC Credit Union president/CEO Carla Decker and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jill Tomalin have been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA). ...

CUNA strengthens Products & Services division with three promotions

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2021) — Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced three promotions to strengthen its products and solutions division, which includes credit union learning programs and news publishing channels. Michelle Willits has been promoted to Publisher for CUNA publications, most notably the ...

University Credit Union shines at CUNA 2021 virtual Diamond Awards

ORONO, ME (June 3, 2021) —  University Credit Union (UCU) was recently recognized for its vibrant new branding, receiving two highly regarded awards for the new UCU logo and “How Do UCU” branding. The awards were presented at this year’s Credit Union National Association ...

CUNA, trades request rehearing on appeal’s court FDCPA decision

WASHINGTON, DC (June 2, 2021) — Credit Union National Association (CUNA) joined with several financial industry associations to file an amicus brief supporting a petition for a rehearing of a lawsuit that deals with communications under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The organizations ...