Last October, I was in Kenya with World Council of Credit Unions representatives. As I bounced along a rural road outside
Nairobi, two of my Kenyan traveling companions had this conversation:
Fundraising campaigns by credit unions in Oregon and southwest Washington last year resulted in a donation of more than $617,000 to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on behalf of CUs for Kids. The donation is largest single-year contribution thus far by the campaign and topped last year's contribution by more than $100,000. READ MORE
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s revised supervisory approach to interest rate risk is covered in a recent Letter to Credit Unions (16-CU-08). The new standardized approach is designed to increase focus and resources toward higher risk credit unions.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.