The absence of access to financial services for legal cannabis-based businesses is a significant public safety issue, CUNA wrote to sponsors of the SAFE Banking Act, which would offer protections to financial institutions to offer services to cannabis-based businesses.
This year’s CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference will see more than 5,000 credit unions coming to the nation’s capital for another record-breaking year at the credit union industry’s largest event. Click for the latest on what's happening throughout GAC.
For those unable to attend this year’s CUNA GAC, it’s possible to follow along the conference. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle’s keynote address will be streamed live online, and attendees will be on social media using the #CUNAGAC hashtag.
On International Women's Day 2019, the The Global Women’s Leadership Network calls upon the worldwide credit union movement to #BalanceforBetter by encouraging industry women to apply for the Network’s annual scholarship.
Credit union advocates from all 50 states will be headed to Capitol Hill next week to meet with every member of Congress, CUNA wrote to all 535 Congressional offices in advance of the Governmental Affairs Conference Thursday.
The NCUA board will vote on a final rule regarding loans to members and hear a quarterly update on the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund at its March 14 meeting. The meeting will be streamed live starting at 10 a.m. (ET).
The NCUA board Thursday approved a $160.1 million equity distribution from the share insurance fund that will be paid to eligible credit unions in the second quarter of 2019. This is the second such distribution from the NCUA.
The cornerstone of any new data privacy requirements should be robust data security requirements for entities that collect consumers’ personal information, CUNA wrote to the House Homeland Security subcommittee on investigations Wednesday.
Two small credit unions were awarded full scholarships to the 2019 CUNA GAC for submitting the best loan promotion ideas in the Discussion of the CUNA Small Credit Union Community, as part of a contest sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group.