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Top Honors Go to Four CU Executives for Marketing, Business Development Achievements03/31/2015Hilary Reed, Carol Payne, Teea Reed and Sandi Carangi were honored for their achievements in marketing and business development during a ceremony at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference, March 25-28 in Las Vegas, Nev.

2015 Excellence Winners Honored at Marketing & Business Development Council Conference03/31/2015Excellence Award winners from the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council were announced during the Council’s 22nd annual conference, March 25-28 in Las Vegas, Nev.

New credit union fee data available in CUNA Fees Report03/31/2015CUNA released today its latest data on credit union fees today in the 2015-2016 CUNA Fees Report.

Nussle statement on Senator Harry Reid’s retirement03/27/2015CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle released the following statement following Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to not seek re-election next year.

CUNA’s Nussle responds to CFPB payday lending proposal03/26/2015Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is considering proposed rules on payday lending.

Nine CUNA-back bills approved by House Financial Services Committee03/26/2015Nine regulatory relief bills supported by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) were approved by the House Financial Services Committee today.

CUNA to offer Phoenix certification program for volunteer leaders03/23/2015CUNA is offering credit union volunteers an opportunity to elevate their credentials and become Certified Credit Union Volunteer (CCUV) designees at CUNA Volunteer Certification School in Phoenix, October 11-16, 2015.

Credit union members still waiting for over $30 million lost from Target data breach03/19/2015Following the settlement of consumer class-action lawsuits announced today regarding Target’s data breach in 2013, President and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Jim Nussle released the following statement:

Ascensus Inc. and CUNA to share IRA best practices through upcoming eSchools03/19/2015The upcoming CUNA IRA Essentials eSchool and the new CUNA IRA Beyond Essentials eSchool will share IRA best practices with credit union professionals.

CUNA Technology Council Announces Daon as 2015 Best in Show Award winner03/19/2015CUNA Technology Council awarded the Best in Show Award to Daon for its IdentityX mobile authentication platform during CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), held March 8-12, 2015 in Washington.

CUNA-back bill for examination fairness reintroduced03/18/2015Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) reintroduced the Exam Fairness Bill (S. 774), CUNA-backed legislation that would enhance safety and soundness by increasing the consistency and fairness of the regulatory examination system.

CUNA-backed bill would bring residential loan parity03/18/2015Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) reintroduced the CUNA-supported Credit Union Residential Loan Parity Act today.

CUNA opening statement at Preserving Consumer Choice and Financial Independence hearing03/18/2015Patrick Miller, president and CEO of CBC Federal Credit Union testified on behalf of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee at a hearing titled "Preserving Consumer Choice and Financial Independence."

2015 CUNA Experience Learning Live! Advisory Committee selected03/18/2015CUNA has selected five outstanding credit union professionals to serve on the 2015 CUNA Experience Learning Live! advisory committee.

CUNA: Weak link in the payment system leads to data breaches03/17/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) urged Congress to enact meaningful data security legislation in advance of tomorrow’s Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015.

Report quantifies benefits of cooperative partnerships03/16/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the National Credit Union Foundation, the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA), and the Filene Research Institute are pleased to announce the release of a new report quantifying the business case for credit unions and other cooperatives to engage in mutually beneficial partnerships with each other.

CUNA backs legislation to remove credit union barriers in U.S. House and Senate03/16/2015CUNA sent letters of support today for legislation that would remove barriers for credit unions and foster service excellence for their members.

CUNA to host vendor program on the credit union marketplace03/16/2015CUNA Strategic Services will host an intensive, new educational program for vendors looking to establish themselves in the credit union movement.

CUNA urges CFPB for further changes to TILA-RESPA03/16/2015CUNA submitted a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today regarding 2013 Regulation X (RESPA) and Regulation Z (TILA) Mortgage Servicing Rules, urging the CFPB to adopt changes and clarifications recommended in CUNA’s letter.

Nussle: Retailers are distracting from the real problem: retailers are not protecting consumers' data03/11/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President and CEO issued the following statement today.