Press Statements and Releases

October 2013

Survey: More than Half of Those in U.S. with Smartphones Use Mobile Payments10/30/2013The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) released a survey that finds that among smartphone users, more than half use their phone to make some type of mobile payment (defined as "any payment done using a mobile phone").

CUNA CPDOnline Upholds Top-Notch Training with Award-Winning Learning Management System10/25/2013CUNA is proud to announce that the provider of CUNA CPDOnline’s learning management system, SumTotal® Systems, LLC, won the Best Enterprise Learning System at the ninth annual Best of Elearning! Awards.

Survey Reveals Mortgage Lending Regulations May Hurt Consumers10/21/2013A new survey conducted by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) found that new mortgage regulations from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may impact the willingness of credit unions to issue new mortgages.

Celebrating the 66th Annual International Credit Union Day10/16/2013On October 17, 2013 the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) will celebrate the 66th Annual International Credit Union Day along with the expanding credit union membership all over the world. It is estimated that there are over 200 million credit union members worldwide, representing 101 countries – and that number continues to grow.

Walter Laskos Named Editor-in-Chief of Credit Union Magazine10/09/2013The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is pleased to announce Walter J. “Walt” Laskos as the next editor-in-chief of Credit Union Magazine.

Wescom Resources Group Wins Best of Show Award10/09/2013The CUNA Technology Council presented its 3rd Annual Best of Show Award to Wescom Resources Group (WRG) at the 18th Annual CUNA Technology Council Conference, held September 22-25, in Hollywood, Calif.

CUNA Consumer & Residential Mortgage Lending School in Las Vegas, NV10/08/2013CUNA announced today that registration is now open for CUNA Consumer & Residential Mortgage Lending School, April 14-17 in Las Vegas, NV. Registration and school details are available at

Virtual Rally Draws 9,000 Credit Union Advocates10/04/2013The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) saw a tremendous response to Wednesday’s virtual ‘Don’t Tax My Credit Union’ rally. Overall, 9,000 unique visitors logged on to the Credit Union National Association's site – including many new advocates.

Credit Unions Step Up During Shutdown10/04/2013Credit unions are stepping up during the partial government shutdown, offering those affected members a variety of services including special rates, salary equivalent loans, skip-a-payment programs, financial counseling and more to ensure members survive any furloughs with their finances intact.

CUNA Implements OneID for Simple, Secure Login on CUNA.org10/03/2013Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced today the implementation of OneID, a digital identity provider that delivers a secure, simple way for users to log into – eliminating the need for usernames and passwords.

CUNA Technology Council Takes In-Depth Look at the “Data Craze” in New White Paper10/01/2013A new white paper from the CUNA Technology Council, “The Data Craze: Perspectives on Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and Business Intelligence,” takes an in-depth look at data management and how credit unions are employing new tools to mine, analyze, report on, and use data for insightful decision-making and strategic planning.