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A common sense approach to data governance

A common sense approach to data governance

As financial institutions become more and more data-driven, an effective data governance strategy becomes increasingly important. Data governance has been a buzz word in the industry for quite a while. But what does it really [...]

World Council 2023 Distinguished Service Award nominations open

World Council 2023 Distinguished Service Award nominations open

Nominations are open for World Council of Credit Unions’ 2023 Distinguished Service Award (DSA). First presented in 1986, this esteemed award honors individuals and institutions that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside [...]

Sens. express concerns about CDFI Fund in letter to Yellen

Sens. express concerns about CDFI Fund in letter to Yellen

Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, wrote to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Thursday to voice concerns that the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund is not considering stakeholder feedback as they update the [...]

VIDEO: Weekly Wrap-up: Jan. 16-20

VIDEO: Weekly Wrap-up: Jan. 16-20

Take a look at the year ahead in the latest CUNA News Weekly Wrap-up, which summarizes the best CUNA News, CUNA News Podcast, and Credit Union Magazine content from Jan. 16 through Jan. 20. CUNA [...]

The gift card fraud phenomenon

The gift card fraud phenomenon

Gift cards are a convenient and flexible way for shoppers to buy gifts for others, allowing recipients to purchase items of their own choice. A recent Research and Markets report revealed gift cards to be [...]

“Rent-a-banks?” Just say “more-of-the-same”

“Rent-a-banks?” Just say “more-of-the-same”

As if you didn’t expect it, the battle continues in the financial services sector to eradicate predatory payday lenders in the United States. Despite individual states’ gains in recent years to cap payday loans’ [...]

Preparing for a recession? 5 things to consider

Preparing for a recession? 5 things to consider

While signals are mixed regarding whether the U.S. economy will fall into a recession, many economists are in agreement that a significant downturn is likely. A recent article by Ed O’Boyle from Gallup [...]

CUInsight Minute with John Pettit – January 20, 2023

CUInsight Minute with John Pettit – January 20, 2023

Welcome to the CUInsight Minute, sixty seconds from our Managing Editor John Pettit with our favorite reads from the week. Mentioned: The importance of planning, thinking early and often, and always being decisive! by ANTHONY [...]