The National Credit Union Foundation has approved grants totaling $54,000 for three organizations to work with the Center for Financial Services Innovation to develop financial health-related key performance indicators.
CUNA supports an approach to federal credit union bylaws that provides those institutions flexibility to work within the bylaws, as well as an efficient amendments process when deviation is appropriate, CUNA wrote to NCUA Monday.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle appeared as the inaugural guest on “The CUInsight Experience,” a podcast featuring thought leaders from around the credit union community, sharing the latest on CUNA’s advocacy efforts.
The House passed the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act (H.R. 88) Thursday, a bill that contains a provision that would eliminate the new UBIT on not-for-profit transportation and athletic facilities fringe benefits.
CUNA joined the Illinois and Wisconsin Credit Union Leagues to file a brief Thursday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in support of a credit union facing a lawsuit due to uncertainty with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Access to a liquid secondary mortgage market is vital to the health of credit union mortgage lending, CUNA wrote to the House Financial Services Committee Thursday, for the record of a hearing on the Bipartisan Housing Reform Act of 2018.
The Vote For Miracles campaign wrapped up another successful campaign in 2018, with Hurley Children’s Hospital in Flint, Mich., netting the most votes and securing a $50,000 donation from CO-OP Financial Services.
History-making polar explorer, mountaineer and The New York Times bestselling author Alison Levine will speak at CUNA GAC, spotlighting leadership tactics such as creating cohesive teams and taking responsible risks.
CUNA wrote in opposition to a provision in a House bill that would place credit unions under the Community Reinvestment Act. H.R. 7262 has a Senate companion bill containing the same provision, which CUNA opposed in October.
CUNA’s advocacy agenda for 2019 reflects the needs of the of the credit union movement and the realities of the is 2018 mid-term election results, and the CUNA/league system is eager to continue its work for and alongside the credit union movement.
CUNA came into 2018 with a bold, new advocacy agenda and saw historic victories this year as a result of unparalleled engagement and 360-degree advocacy in the legislative, regulatory and judicial arenas.
Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger has officially halted all efforts to change the name of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, meaning that name will be official going forward. Acting Director Mick Mulvaney had proposed changes during his tenure.
Credit union growth in 2018 was the fastest recorded since 1986, according to the latest industry data presented in the December CUNA Economic Update. Sponsored by CUNA Financial Council, the update addresses data from NCUA’s third quarter call report.