Credit unions and leagues from New Jersey and the Dakotas were in Washington, D.C. this week as part of continuing CUNA/league advocacy efforts into the new Congress to discuss several issues of interest to credit unions and their members.
CUNA supports the Federal Reserve developing a real-time payments network, it wrote to the Fed’s board of governors Friday. CUNA sent its comment letter in response to a Fed call for comments on its faster payments proposal.
CUNA joined the National Association for Federally Insured Credit Unions and CUNA Mutual Group Thursday to file a brief in support of NCUA and its FOM rule, which was challenged by the American Bankers Association.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and CUNA leaders will break down what a Democrat-controlled House and a larger Republican majority in the Senate means for credit unions Thursday in a free webinar for CUNA members.
A U.S. District Court judge ordered a stay of the implementation date of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s short-term, small-dollar lending rule Tuesday, which the bureau intends amend in January.
Thirty-one credit union professionals earned the Credit Union Certified Marketing Executive designation and 66 earning the Credit Union Business Development Professional designation at the 2018 CUNA Marketing and Business Development Certification Schools.
Tuesday’s mid-term elections resulted in a credit union friendly majority being elected to the 116th Congress, and CUNA, leagues, credit unions and members were heavily involved in the election, including support for 388 candidates.
CUNA Lending Council proudly recognized the winners of the 2018 CUNA Lending Council Awards, as well as the 2018-2019 CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee at this year’s CUNA Lending Council Conference, October 28-31, in Anaheim, CA.
Total credit union membership grew 0.26% in September, to 117.9 million according to CUNA’s Monthly Credit Union Estimates, while loan growth rates for the month were 0.69%. Credit union loan and deposit rates increased across 10 major categories.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle urged all credit union stakeholders to exercise their right to vote Tuesday in the 2018 mid-term elections. CUNA and its PAC, the Credit Union Legislative Action Council, are supporting 388 candidates.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry, who also served 30 years in the United States Senate, will be bringing his extensive experience and insights directly to the leaders of the credit union movement at the CUNA GAC.
CUNA staff will host a post-election webinar Thursday, where President/CEO Jim Nussle, Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan, Chief Political Officer Richard Gose and Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Political Action Trey Hawkins will give a comprehensive breakdown.
With election day tomorrow, CUNA’s “Credit Unions Vote” campaign is still underway, and voters can use CUNA’s CreditUnionsVote.com website to check voter registration status, find their polling place, tweet about voting and more.