Job creation and tax reform were topics of President Obama's State of the Union address last night, and CUNA is urging the president to consider the credit union perspective in these and all important financial policy discussions. More
CUNA has strong reservations about the U.S. Postal Service's potential move to provide financial services to underserved communities, and questions why the postal service would step into such a role. More
Consumer data protection and qualified mortgage regulations were two main themes of Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing on the progress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More
Rita Haynes believes that everyone was put on planet Earth for a reason. As the leader of the Cleveland-based Faith Community United CU for over five decades, she has dedicated her life to helping her community access financial services. More
Texans CU, Richardson, Texas, continues to improve under National Credit Union Administration conservatorship, reporting an increased net worth ratio, expanding loans and the shedding of distressed assets in 2013. More
Although Washington credit unions don't face a declared battle on their tax status this year, protecting that status will be among the Northwest Credit Union Association's top state legislative priorities in 2014, NWCUA Vice President of Legislative Affairs Mark Minickiello told News Now last week. More
Retailers should be held more accountable for data breaches, such as the recent Target security breach, an Arkansas credit union CEO recently told the Cornerstone Credit Union League. More
As Winter Storm Leon beared down, the Deep South faced freezing rain, sleet and snow, which caused some credit unions to close Tuesday. More
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