The need for regulatory relief--and credit unions’ continued ability to provide local-based financial services to their communities--were the focus of a meeting with Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and advocates from 4 Montana credit unions on Thursday.
Virtual lending to millennials will be critical to the future success and sustainability of credit unions, but it’s important to be cognizant of the growing risks posed by expanding online channels and take steps to mitigate them, CUNA Mutual Group’s Jim Bullard told a Discovery Conference audience Thursday.
During the last general session of the 2017 World Credit Union Conference in Vienna, Austria, Simon Mainwaring, brand consultant and founder of We First, Inc., urged credit unions to share a story that resonates with consumers.
Halfway through its second year, WINcentive, Minnesota credit unions’ prize-linked savings program, has helped the state's credit union members save more than $3.5 million, with almost 500 new accounts opened.
CUNA released the 2017-2018 version of CUNA Compensation Analytics, a cloud-based search tool that lets users easily search and extract data from the 2017-2018 CUNA Staff Salary Report, a compilation of compensation data from credit unions nationwide.
Keynote speaker Susan Etlinger, data analyst with Altimeter, a Prophet Company and TED speaker focused on big data strategy and principles in ethical data use during Monday's general session at the 2017 World Credit Union Conference in Vienna, Austria.
CUNA Credit Union Financial Counselor Workshop--an all-new event that allows Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors to recertify their designations, refresh their counseling skills, and discover new techniques for meeting members’ financial needs--will debut Sept. 17-18 in Tempe, Ariz.
Brian McCrory, president of the Irish League of Credit Unions, has been elected chair of World Council of Credit Unions board of directors. McCrory, who succeeded Daniel Burns, representing the Canadian Credit Union Association, formally took office during the World Credit Union Conference Annual General Meeting on Monday in Vienna, Austria.
The 2017 CUNA Council CFO Forum will take place Dec. 6-7, at the Venetian Casino Resort in Las Vegas. During the engagement-focused event, credit union CFOs convene to assess the financial landscape of the credit union industry, exchange stories and best practices, and forge professional connections that lead to collaboration.
World Council of Credit Unions welcomed over 1,600 people from 58 countries at the Austria Center Vienna in Vienna, Austria Sunday evening for the opening ceremonies of the 2017 World Credit Union Conference.
CUNA CEO Council will hold its first-ever conference at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, Calif., Oct. 16-18. Centered around high-level issues of leadership, strategy and business growth, CUNA CEO Council Conference will provide a venue for credit union CEOs to expand their knowledge, discuss recent developments and network with their peers.
CUNA’s final rule analysis of the CFPB changes to the TRID rule is now available. The rule, published in the Federal Register this week is effective Oct. 10, with a mandatory compliance date of Oct. 1, 2018.
While proposed changes to the CFPB prepaid accounts rule provide some clarity, it will not be helpful for most prepaid card users and CUNA remains opposed to the rule’s application of Regulation Z to certain prepaid cards.