CUNA to offer Economic Update videos as new member benefit

MADISON, WI (April 15, 2015) – CUNA announced today the release of its new monthly Economic Update videos, which will be available as a member benefit to all affiliated credit unions and leagues.

“We know how important it is for credit unions to have access to the latest economic trends and data,” said Bill Hampel, CUNA’s chief policy officer. “By providing Economic Update videos as a CUNA membership benefit, we ensure that our members have the knowledge and insights they need for leading as financial institutions.”

Sponsored by the CUNA CFO Council, Economic Update grants credit unions access to critical information including economic forecasts, research highlights and targeted analyses of the credit union industry. Each 15-minute video features valuable insights and analyses from CUNA’s expert economists. Videos discuss timely economic factors and implications, including:

· Analysis of CUNA’s Credit Union Estimates Report and a variety of economic indicators
· Consumer behavior and the impact on credit unions
· Economic trends and projections
· The latest economic developments and issues

Additional member benefit materials are available to give credit unions the most informed view on the economic landscape including Credit Union Estimates Report and The Research Roundup blog

Economic Update is adapted from the former CUNA Pressing Economic Issues Series. Visit for more information.

About CUNA:

With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) serves America’s credit unions, which are owned by more than 100 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives providing affordable financial services to people from all walks of life. For more information about CUNA, visit or follow @CUNA on Twitter. For more information about credit unions, visit and follow @asmarterchoice on Twitter. Visit the CUNA Press Room for a full listing of media mentions, press releases and resources to stay informed on current events within the credit union industry.

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