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CUNA Very Concerned NCUA Is Bolstering Budget, Not Reducing Expenditures11/20/2014Jim Nussle, President and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) released the following statement after the National Credit Union Administration Board approved the agency’s 2015 budget 2-1.

Credit Unions Top In Customer Satisfaction Among Financial Institutions11/18/2014Credit unions are ranked first in customer satisfaction, significantly outpacing all other financial services, according to findings released today by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The 85 customer satisfaction is first in financial services, where the average bank score lags behind at 76.

New credit union staff benefits data released in Credit Union Staff Benefits Report11/17/2014CUNA announced today that new credit union staff benefits data for the past year is now available in the 2014-2015 Credit Union Staff Benefits Report. This report is available at cuna.org/compensation.

Credit Unions Offered Payroll Administration through New Alliance11/12/2014CUNA Strategic Services, Inc., has added CU People, Inc., as a new alliance provider to give credit unions a payroll administration solution.

Nussle: Retailers Need To Safeguard American Consumers11/12/2014Credit Union National Association President and CEO Jim Nussle, in conjunction with six financial service organizations, sent a letter to U.S. Senate and House leadership today urging for retailers to adhere by Federal laws or regulations that will require them to protect personal financial data and notify consumers when that data is breached.

CUNA Announces National Credit Union Youth Month Theme: Wild about Saving11/06/2014Credit union staff and youth nationwide selected “Wild About Saving” to be the theme for the 2015 National Credit Union Youth Month, which will take place April 1-30, 2015. The concept was chosen from ideas submitted by credit union staff this fall.

Nussle: Voters elected a credit union friendly majority to Congress11/05/2014CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement: “Last night voters elected a credit union friendly majority to Congress.

NAFCU, CUNA Letter Pressing Retailer Groups on Consumer Data Security11/03/2014National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President and CEO Jim Nussle today released the following letter to the leaders of six merchant trade groups in response to their own letter Oct. 30 to the credit union associations on cybersecurity and payments.

Take-charge training teams recognized at CUNA Experience Learning Live!(1)11/03/2014– CUNA is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 CUNA Experience Learning Live! (ELLy) Awards, showcasing the innovative and unique initiatives of credit union trainers across the nation.

Take-charge training teams recognized at CUNA Experience Learning Live!10/31/2014CUNA is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 CUNA Experience Learning Live! (ELLy) Awards, showcasing the innovative and unique initiatives of credit union trainers across the nation.

CUNA and FI Strategies team up to enhance CU operational efficiency10/31/2014CUNA has joined forces with FI Strategies, LLC to put credit union sales and service teams on track toward improved processes and increased efficiencies with Process Analysis & Optimization (PAO).

NUSSLE RESPONDS TO MERCHANT LETTER ON ‘CYBERSECURITY, PAYMENTS’10/30/2014CUNA president and CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement in response to a joint letter from merchants’ groups about credit union comments on data security and merchant adoption of the same data standards as credit unions and other financials follow

Home Depot Data Breach Cost Credit Unions Nearly $60 Million10/30/2014

Survey shows September violation affected 7.2 million cards; ‘Congress must act’

Consumers Better Off With Credit Unions10/28/2014Room for improvement, but Pew report outlines positives for credit unions Comment from CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle on study by Pew Charitable Trusts regarding checking accounts for members of the military:

Bill Hampel named Chief Policy Officer for Credit Union National Association10/27/2014Bill Hampel has been promoted to chief policy officer for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). In this newly created role, he will advise CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle, and Chief of Staff Rich Meade, on key strategic initiatives of the nation’s largest trade group for credit unions.

CUNA launches enhanced Product Knowledge Program10/24/2014Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced today the release of the enhanced Product Knowledge Program, a customizable resource tool for credit union products.

CUNA sets record in supporting credit union supporters in midterms10/23/2014

CUNA sets record in supporting credit union supporters in midterms Engaging in more than 400 election races, millions of mail pieces sent, nearly $6 million spent   Spending more money than ever before in any election cycle in its history in support of the election of credit union

CUNA Statement on QRM Final Rule10/21/2014

The following statement is by Credit Union National Association’s Mary Dunn, SVP & deputy general counsel: “CUNA has advocated strongly for the important step of aligning the Qualified Residential Mortgage with the existing Qualified Mortgage definition. Doing so encourages lenders to work

CUNA statement on White House Executive Order for Cybersecurity10/17/2014

Credit Union National Association’s Eric Richard, EVP and general counsel, released the following statement

New CUNA compensation reports prioritize credit unions' retention of top talent10/17/2014

CUNA has released two new salary reports containing strategic CEO and Senior Executive compensation data from 2014 and forecasts on compensation trends in 2015.