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CUNA Welcomes Clark to CO-OP05/24/2016Todd Clark has been named president/CEO of CO-OP Financial Services. Following the announcement, CUNA president/CEO Jim Nussle issued a statement welcoming Todd.

Credit Union National Association Wins 2016 ASAE Gold Circle Award for Excellence in Association Communications05/17/2016The Credit Union National Association has been recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with a 2016 Gold Circle Award in the Membership Recruitment category for its campaign “Go All In with CUNA Councils.”

Two community-focused awards put out the call for influential credit unions and individuals05/13/2016CUNA and the Federation are now accepting entries for their individual community-focused award programs. Information on the 2016 CUNA Community Credit Union of the Year Award and the Annie Vamper Helping Hands Award along with entry and nomination forms are available at and

Mr. Dimon: Our welcome mat is out05/12/2016Jim Nussle, President/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), issued the following statement.

Nussle thanks NCUA for Examination Changes05/12/2016CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said the National Credit Union Administration's announcement today that it will remove its annual examination requirement in the next two months is very good news for credit unions.

CREDIT UNIONS, SUPPORTING GROUPS HOST “VOLUNTEER DAY” TO WORK ON HORTICULTURAL THERAPY SUITE FOR UH RAINBOW BABIES & CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL05/11/2016Volunteers from local credit unions and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital joined staff from the 2016 Republican National Convention and RealClearPolitics in a “Volunteer Day” to work on the horticultural therapy suite in Angie’s Garden at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.

CUNA: Arbitration Rule Should Take Into Account Differences in Dispute Resolution at Member-Owned Financial Cooperatives05/09/2016ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (May 5, 2016)--The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a proposal early this morning outlining a significant change to the arbitration process for credit unions and other financial institutions and businesses.

CREDIT UNIONS PARTNER WITH DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION COMMITTEE AND REALCLEARPOLITICS ON COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA (CHOP)05/06/2016Credit unions, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) and RealClearPolitics broke ground yesterday on a Health and Wellness Garden at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center.

CUNA Task Force Preliminary findings focused on advocacy and choice05/05/2016

Washington (May 6, 2015) - CUNA's System Structure and Governance Task Force preliminary findings include that credit unions want better advocacy and more choice from their trade association.

Metsger Named NCUA Board Chairman05/03/2016In response to President Barack Obama’s decision to designate Rick Metsger Chair of the National Credit Union Administration--replacing Debbie Matz, who stepped down from her position April 30--Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, released the following statement.

2016 America’s Credit Union Conference to include financial education event for Washington schools04/29/2016Credit Union National Association has announced a collaborative effort with the National Credit Union Foundation, Northwest Credit Union Association and Northwest Credit Union Foundation entitled Give Back to Seattle, a financial education event to be held at America’s Credit Union Conference on June 26, 2016, in Seattle, WA.

CUNA Launches ‘Ease the Burden’ Campaign to Combat Regulatory Burden04/28/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) launched a campaign aimed at the most pressing issue facing credit unions – regulatory burden. CUNA’s Ease the Burden campaign features a website that will serve to activate credit union members to weigh in on how regulatory burden negatively impacts them and their not-for-profit financial cooperative.

CUNA Commends CFPB for Addressing Issues with TRID/KBYO Rules04/28/2016In response to advocacy efforts by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) announced it will initiate rulemaking in late July to address many of the ongoing issues and concerns over the implementation of the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) or Know Before You Owe (KBYO) rules.

Credit Unions Now Able To Calculate Own Regulatory Burden Costs04/27/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) launched a Regulatory Burden Calculator, a new tool that allows individual credit unions around the country to calculate the costs of regulation on their credit union.

Credit Unions Concerned With NCUA Incentive-Based Compensation Rule04/21/2016Following Thursday’s National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board meeting revealing a revised proposed rule on executive compensation, a rule that was last proposed in 2011, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president/CEO Jim Nussle released a statement.

CUNA Response to CFPB Payday Lending Report04/20/2016In response to a recent report on payday lending conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president/CEO Jim Nussle released the following statement.

CUNA Analyzing DOL Fiduciary Rule04/06/2016Following the Department of Labor releasing its final fiduciary rule, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president/CEO Jim Nussle issued a statement.

CUNA CHIEF TRANSFORMATION OFFICER BELL TO LEAD ENGAGEMENT TEAM04/01/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced that Mollie Bell, who has served as the association’s Chief Transformation Officer since September, will be leading CUNA’s engagement team. The role combines what had previously been separate engagement and transformation roles.

AACUL HIRES MILLER AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR03/30/2016The American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL) has named Brad Miller, president/CEO of Palmetto Cooperative Services LLC, and former president/CEO of Southeast Corporate Federal Credit Union, as its new executive director, the organization announced today.

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, CREDIT UNIONS, REALCLEARPOLITICS KICK OFF PROJECT AT UH RAINBOW BABIES & CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL03/29/2016Credit unions, the Republican National Convention (RNC) and RealClearPolitics today hosted a construction kickoff of a year-round horticultural therapy suite located in Angie’s Garden at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow).