Credit union loans outstanding increased 2.1% in September, according to CUNA's latest Monthly Credit Union Estimates. This is compared to a similar 2.0% increase in August of 2022 and a 0.6% increase in September of 2021.
Credit unions strongly support the enactment of a comprehensive national data security and data privacy standard that includes robust security requirements that apply to all who collect or hold personal data and is preemptive of state laws, CUNA wrote to the FTC Monday.
CUNA Senior Economist Ligia Vado discusses an overview of third quarter findings and end of year projections in the October 2022 CUNA Economic Update. Highlights include economic growth predictions and a look at "pressures" on credit union margins.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of the Health and Human Services released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory with technical details associated with Hive ransomware variants identified through FBI investigations as recently as this month.
The National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund reported a net income of $26.2 million, $20.2 billion in assets, and $73.7 million in total income for the third quarter of 2022, according to staff at NCUA's Thursday board meeting. The equity ratio for the fund remains at 1.26%.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and California/Nevada Credit Union League President/CEO Diana Dykstra thanked Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for her work on behalf of credit unions. Pelolsi announced Thursday she would not pursue a leadership position in the next Congress.
CUNA submitted a letter for the hearing with NCUA Chairman Todd Harper's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee, addressing several credit union priorities and expressing concerns over a recent NCUA study on credit union mortgage lending.
The new Congress brings new opportunities for credit unions and members, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote in CUInsight Wednesday. Nussle noted the 118th Congress will feature a credit union majority, and CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions are prepared to continue their positive momentum
The FCC’s illegal text message blocking proposal should not affect legal texts from credit unions and other financial institutions, CUNA and other organizations wrote to the agency. It would require mobile wireless providers to block certain illegal texts at the network level.
Sens. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.—in coordination with CUNA, the California Credit Union League, and Dakota Credit Union Association—called for an extension of NCUA Central Liquidity Facility flexibility to be included in the FY23 Senate National Defense Authorization Act.
Credit Union Magazine’s Fall 2022 issue highlights credit unions’ role in cryptocurrency, the state of digital assets, cannabis banking compliance, the human side of technology implementation, and involving the board in financial discussions.