Press Statements and Releases

September 2013

Eight CUs Honored as Cuna OpSS Council Excellence Award Winners09/30/2013Eight credit unions were the winners in the 9th annual CUNA Operations, Sales & Service (OpSS) Council’s Excellence Awards, which recognize innovative solutions optimizing credit union performance.

CUNA Technology Council Announces Executive Committee Members09/26/2013The CUNA Technology Council announced its executive committee and officers during the Council’s 18th Annual Conference, which took place Sept. 22-25, in Hollywood, California.

CO-OP Financial Services Awards 16 Scholarships for 2013 CUNA Conference09/25/2013CO-OP Financial Services has awarded 16 credit union professionals with scholarships to attend this year’s CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference.

Credit Unions Plan Virtual, On-Line Rally to Defend Their Tax Status09/23/2013On Wednesday, October 2nd, credit union members and advocates from across the country will hold a virtual rally in support of the “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” campaign hosted by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

Mark Condon to Retire from CUNA09/17/2013On September 30, 2013 one of CUNA's longtime leaders and innovators will be retiring from the association. Mark Condon, Senior Vice President of Business and Consumer Publishing, will be moving to the next phase of his life and career after 35 years with CUNA.

CUNA Unveils Mortgage Compliance Resources on CUNA.org09/17/2013This week the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) unveiled a new compliance resource for CFPB Mortgage Rules. The new page, available to all members, has consolidated all of this information on a new one-stop Compliance Resource page for the 2013 mortgage rules.

CUNA Technology Council Releases First Video White Paper09/16/2013The CUNA Technology Council announces a new educational resource, a video white paper titled, "Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity: Are You Prepared?" documenting four credit unions' stories of survival following the aftermath of major natural disasters.

CUNA Council Discusses Strategies for Community-Based BD09/12/2013In response to the challenges modern community-based credit unions are facing from a marketing and business development perspective, a new white paper from the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, "Developing Strategies for Community-Based Credit Unions," has been published. The paper offers practical suggestions and real world examples from the industry.

Credit Union Advocates Blitz Congress on Don’t Tax Tuesday II09/11/2013The newest phase of a credit union social-media advocacy blitz targeted at Capitol Hill to deliver the message "Don't Tax My Credit Union" paid off big Tuesday. It brought the total numbers of hits to the Credit Union National Association's site to over 1 million views since being launched in May.

New CUNA OpSS Council White Paper Discusses Fraud Trends09/09/2013Whether it’s a new scam or a new twist on an old scheme, fraud continues to increase as the avenues for perpetrating it expand. At the same time that phone, email, and other traditional pathways continue to be used, criminals now have an ever-expanding menu of fraud delivery options—from online and mobile banking to remote deposit capture.

CUNA Partners with Coopera for Bilingual Advocacy09/09/2013The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has teamed up with Coopera to engage in bilingual political advocacy beginning with the announcement of “No Le Cobren Impuestos a Mi Credit Union,” the Spanish-language version of the “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” campaign.

2014 CUNA Regulatory Compliance School Dates Announced09/05/2013CUNA Regulatory Compliance School is set to take place April 6-11, 2014 in Hollywood, CA and September 14-19 in Chicago, IL.