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Key lawmakers to speak at NAFCU’s 2022 Congressional Caucus

Key lawmakers to speak at NAFCU’s 2022 Congressional Caucus

Credit unions can register for NAFCU’s 2022 Congressional Caucus to engage lawmakers and regulators on a wide range of industry topics and all things happening on the Hill. The Congressional Caucus, happening September 11-14, [...]

Can you build trust with a machine?

Can you build trust with a machine?

There is an old saying—"All things being equal, people prefer to do business with people they know, like and trust. All things being unequal, people prefer to do business with people they know like [...]

Sen. Booker open to marijuana banking deal

Sen. Booker open to marijuana banking deal

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., a key cosponsor of comprehensive Senate marijuana legalization legislation, said late last week that he is willing to cut a deal on a smaller bill that could include cannabis banking. “[...]

How to overcome defense mechanisms

How to overcome defense mechanisms

Defense mechanisms, or rather, our own personal, subconscious reactions to out-of-the ordinary situations, come with the territory of being human. As leaders, it’s our duty to not only recognize these defense mechanisms as reactions, [...]

Perspectives on BNPL by generation

Perspectives on BNPL by generation

What is Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL)? BNPL is a form of short-term financing. It allows consumers to purchase and pay for a product or service in installments. Customers typically make one upfront purchase payment [...]

CUNA opposes legislation giving NCUA third-party vendor authority

CUNA opposes legislation giving NCUA third-party vendor authority

CUNA wrote Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., asking him to reconsider his Improving Cybersecurity of Credit Union Act, a bill that would give NCUA authority over third-party vendors. “We are concerned that extending supervisory authority over [...]