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Press Statements and Releases


January 2014

CUNA: No Credible Case for Increasing Credit Union Capital Requirements01/23/2014The Credit Union National Association President & CEO Bill Cheney released the following statement after news that the National Credit Union Administration released a new risk-based capitol framework

TARGET BREACH HAS ALREADY COST CREDIT UNIONS UP TO $30 MILLION01/22/2014

The Target stores data security breach has already cost all credit unions between $25 million to $30 million  – and those substantial numbers are expected to rise in coming weeks as more of the cooperative financial institutions report their costs and as fraud losses are incurred down the road, according to preliminary results of a survey of credit unions by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

 

“Catch the $ave Wave™” Announced as 2014 Theme for Youth Week01/16/2014Credit unions nationwide selected “Catch the $ave Wave™” to be the theme for the 2014 National Credit Union Youth Week™, which will take place April 20-26, 2014. The concept was chosen from ideas submitted by credit union staff this fall.

Key Congressional Leaders Join GAC Speaker Slate01/15/2014Key credit union supporters and leaders in Congress have signed on to speak at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), Feb. 23-27 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Convention Center.

Lone Survivor author, Marcus Luttrell, announced as 2014 ACUC keynoter01/14/2014CUNA announced today that decorated Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell will be a keynote speaker at CUNA’s 2014 America’s Credit Union Conference, June 29 – July 3 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, CA. Luttrell is the author of the best-selling novel Lone Survivor, now a major motion picture starring Mark Wahlberg.

CUNA Statement on Mortgage Guarantee Fees01/08/2014

CUNA President and CEO Bill Cheney released the following statement after news from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, that under new Director Mel Watt, it has directed taxpayer-owned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to delay implementing increases to the fees they charge on home loans they guarantee.

 

CUNA Launches New Roundtable for Credit Union Payments in Las Vegas, NV.01/08/2014CUNA announces a new CUNA Payments Roundtable in conjunction with the CUNA Technology Council. Details and registration for the roundtable, set to take place May 5-6, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, are available at training.cuna.org/payments.

2014 CUNA World-Class Service Leadership Institute dates announced01/07/2014CUNA announced today that registration is now available for CUNA World-Class Service Leadership Institute, June 9-11, 2014 in Denver, CO.  Registration and institute details are available at training.cuna.org/wcs.