CUNA News Archives

Foundation announces youth financial well-being competition

Foundation announces youth financial well-being competition

The National Credit Union Foundation announced the Biz Kid$ Showcase: a nationwide competition for young people age 12 to 18. The initiative aims to raise awareness of credit unions, enhance financial literacy, and encourage entrepreneurship [...]

3 rules to influence new world

3 rules to influence new world

While many wonder when we’ll return to a pre-pandemic world or figure out what the “new normal” will be, futurist Mike Walsh says people should focus their attention on what the new world will [...]

Credit union difference on display for state legislators

Credit union difference on display for state legislators

CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions engaged with hundreds of state lawmakers from around the country over the last few weeks at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Atlanta and the National Conference of State [...]

Nussle to Congress: Marshall-Durbin bill will hurt consumers

Nussle to Congress: Marshall-Durbin bill will hurt consumers

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote to all 535 members of Congress Wednesday in strong opposition of the credit card bill from Sens. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. CUNA and Leagues issued an [...]

4 actionable insights for strategic planning

4 actionable insights for strategic planning

When it’s time for your next strategic planning session, what topics will be top of mind when preparing for your credit union’s future? The 2022-2023 CUNA Environmental Scan (E-Scan) explores trends shaping the [...]

Telling Congress that interchange works

Telling Congress that interchange works

Our work to promote Financial Well-being for All includes pushing back hard against policies that will hurt financial inclusion. The bill from Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Roger Marshall, R-Kan., introduced last week, is one [...]

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 [...]

31 credit union champions prevail in early August primaries

31 credit union champions prevail in early August primaries

Thirty-one credit union-friendly candidates won their primary races in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Washington Tuesday. Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) and state leagues have backed 255 credit union champions with a 97% success [...]

Boost your bench

Boost your bench

Teaching leadership at credit unions can unlock strategic success, buttress succession planning, and build key bench strength at all levels throughout an organization. Although credit unions have training programs to onboard new employees and develop [...]

Alterations to late fee safe harbor would have significant impact

Alterations to late fee safe harbor would have significant impact

The current safe harbor for late fees should remain in place, as any changes would have significant adverse impact on smaller financial institutions and consumers, CUNA wrote to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Monday. [...]

Economic Update covers high-interest rate, high-inflation environment

Economic Update covers high-interest rate, high-inflation environment

CUNA Senior Economist Dawit Kebede discusses the latest economic and credit union system outlook in CUNA's latest Economic Update video. Kebede also issued statements this week on the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meeting, and [...]

Capitol Hill momentum continues

Capitol Hill momentum continues

Credit unions were successful this week on Capitol Hill after the House passed two CUNA-League backed bills. The SECURE Notarization Act (H.R. 3962) authorizes the use of remote online notarization and creates national standards [...]