CUNA Councils, the nation’s leading credit union professional development network, has made a $25,000 kick-off contribution to the ongoing CUNA Credit Union Awareness Initiative, which aims to create top-of-mind consumer awareness of credit unions as a category in financial services.
Last week CUNA publicly announced an initiative aimed at promoting awareness of credit unions that asks credit unions and credit union trade associations across the country to educate people in communities they serve. Taking up this call nearly two years ago was the Cooperative Credit Union Association.
The Cornerstone Credit Union League unveiled a multi-state awareness campaign Tuesday that aims to bring new members into the movement by communicating the benefits of credit union membership. The league and CUNA have committed to working collaboratively as both of their awareness initiatives progress.
The CFPB released the results of its survey on debt collection Thursday, prior to its discussion on the same topic. The survey, which consisted of 53 questions about first- and third-party debt collection, does not specifically identify credit unions.
The CFPB will discuss debt collection at a public event Thursday, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (ET). The event will feature remarks from CFPB Director Richard Cordray and will be streamed live online.