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CFPB Witness Indicates Upcoming Payday Lending Proposal Will Protect Credit Union Products02/11/2016Jim Nussle, President/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), issued a statement following the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit hearing on short-term, small dollar loans.

Eli Joseph Named CUNA Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer02/08/2016Eli Joseph has been named Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the largest and most influential national financial services trade association in the country advocating on behalf of over 6,000 credit unions and 100 million credit union members.

America’s Credit Union Conference set for June 26-29, 2016 in Seattle01/26/2016Madison, Wis. (January 26, 2016) – Credit Union National Association has officially opened registration for the 2016 America’s Credit Union Conference, June 26-29 in Seattle, WA. Dedicated to the movement’s continued success, the conference hosts forward-thinking industry experts who share bold ideas about growth, emerging trends and strategies for success.

Futurist and innovation expert Lisa Bodell to speak at CUNA GAC01/13/2016Lisa Bodell, founder/CEO of the innovation research and training firm futurethink, will speak during Monday’s general session at the 2016 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), which will be held February 21-25, 2016 in Washington D.C.

CUNA Statement on FHLB Program Membership Rule01/13/2016Jim Nussle, president/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), released a statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) final Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) program membership rule.

GAO Used Information from CUNA in Reg Burden Study12/31/2015Credit Union National Association (CUNA) deputy chief advocacy officer Elizabeth Eurgubian issued a statement regarding a recently released Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report.

CUNA Disappointed with IOLTA Final Rule12/17/2015Following the NCUA issuing a final rule on interest on lawyer trust accounts (IOLTAs) today at the agency’s board meeting, president/CEO of CUNA Jim Nussle issued a statement

Credit Unions Disappointed Congress Misses Opportunity for Regulatory Relief12/16/2015Jim Nussle, president/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) issued a statement following the release of the omnibus spending bill.

CUNA Board to Review Bylaws12/10/2015

Today the CUNA Board of Directors voted to present the membership with a major revision of CUNA’s bylaws that would modernize the association’s structure to best serve the needs of credit unions. The Board will now begin the process of drafting new bylaws that are expected to be presented to the membership in early 2016.

CUNA-Backed Data Security Act Will Protect American Consumers12/09/2015Jim Nussle, president/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), issued the following statement after the House Financial Services Committee voted in favor of H.R. 2205, the Data Security Act of 2015.

Acclaimed Broadcast Journalist Ted Koppel to keynote 2016 CUNA GAC12/09/2015Award-winning broadcast journalist and former Nightline host Ted Koppel has been announced as a keynote speaker at CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, Feb. 21-25, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Credit Union Victory As President Signs Highway Bill12/04/2015Credit Union National Association president/CEO Jim Nussle released the following statement after President Barack Obama signed H.R. 22 into law.

CUNA Statement on Senate Passage of Highway Bill12/04/2015Following the passage of H.R. 22 in the Senate, President/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Jim Nussle issued a statement.

CUNA Statement on Director Cordray’s Remarks at CFA Financial Services Conference12/03/2015Following remarks delivered by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Federation of America Financial Services Conference, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) chief advocacy officer Ryan Donovan issued the following statement.

Highway Bill Victory For Credit Unions12/01/2015Following the release of the conference committee's draft highway and transit bill, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president/CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement.

CUNA Creating Member Loyalty case study released12/01/2015Credit Union National Association released a new case study on CUNA Creating Member Loyalty™ (CML), its program that helps credit unions establish a stronger culture of sales and service through training and implementation services, and facilitates long term growth and development.

CONSUMERS EXPECT SLIGHTLY LOWER LEVEL OF HOLIDAY SPENDING THAN LAST YEAR, ACCORDING TO 16TH ANNUAL CFA-CUNA HOLIDAY SPENDING SURVEY11/23/2015Consumers report slightly lower intended holiday spending in 2015 than they reported in 2014, according to the 16th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

CUNA Statement on NCUA Board Meeting11/19/2015President/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Jim Nussle, released the following statements after the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board meeting on field of membership, an 18 month exam cycle and the NCUA budget.

Credit Union Magazine Seeks Nominations for 2016 CU Heroes11/19/2015Credit Union Magazine is seeking nominations for 2016 CU Heroes, those who serve as examples for the entire movement through their service, advocacy and commitment to credit union ideals. Nominations are due December 15.

CUNA Process Analysis & Optimization case study released(1)11/18/2015Credit Union National Association released a new case study on Process Analysis & Optimization (PAO), a collaborative program between CUNA and FI Strategies, LLC that helps credit unions recognize inefficiencies and take steps to correct them.