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Breakthrough With Irs Over Credit Union Ubit Payments04/09/2014

fl Summary Tax agency yields to CU-led court decisions challenging tax payments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2014 CONTACT: Patrick Keefe, CUNA Communications/(202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.com Finally bowing to the results of two federal court cases brought by credit unions, the Internal Revenue Se

Credit union training gives back to communities in need this April04/05/2014

fl Credit union training gives back to communities in need this April Credit union training gives back to communities in need this April FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Pat Keefe - CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.coop Amy Nigrelli - CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246;

Dates announced for 2014 CUNA Economics & Investments Conference in Boston, MA04/03/2014

fl Dates announced for 2014 CUNA Economics & Investments Conference in Boston, MA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Pat Keefe - CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.coop Amy Nigrelli - CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246; anigrelli@cuna.coop Madison, Wis. (April 3,2014)

CUNA granted NMLS approved course provider #140502104/01/2014

fl CUNA granted NMLS approved course provider #1405021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Pat Keefe - CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.coop Amy Nigrelli - CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246; anigrelli@cuna.coop Madison, Wis. (4/1/2014) - CUNA is pleased to announce its

CUNA Launches National Search for New Leadership03/12/2014

Successor sought for Bill Cheney, who will join SchoolsFirst CU in Calif.

A national search for a new president and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) will be launched immediately, the association's chairman said, to find a successor to Bill Cheney, who is returning to California in June to be president and CEO of SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in Santa Ana.

Patrick Keefe Named Senior Vice President, Communications for CUNA03/11/2014

 

Patrick M. Keefe, with nearly 30 years' experience of dealing with communications at the national level, is now senior vice president of communications for the Credit Union Natl. Assn. (CUNA), the nation's largest credit union trade and advocacy group. He was formerly vice president of communications.

 

Topics announced for 2014 CUNA Business Lending & Services Conference03/07/2014

fl Topics announced for 2014 CUNA Business Lending & Services Conference Topics announced for 2014 CUNA Business Lending & Services Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Pat Keefe - CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.coop Amy Nigrelli - CUNA Marketing; (6

New designation for business development professionals offered at 2014 CUNA FUSE03/06/2014

fl New designation for business development professionals offered at 2014 CUNA FUSE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Pat Keefe - CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.coop Amy Nigrelli - CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246; anigrelli@cuna.coop Madison, Wis. (DATE) - Now offe

Credit Unions Gather in Record Numbers For Annual Washington Conference02/20/2014

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD.), and Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Mark Udall (D-CO) will be among those addressing a record number of 4,400 participants from credit unions in Washington next week (Feb. 23-27) at the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference.

 

GreenPath Contribution Sponsors New Incentives for National Youth Saving Challenge02/07/2014This year’s National Youth Saving Challenge™ offers new incentives for youth to save the month of April.

Grassroots Effort Via Social Media Earns Honors for CUNA02/06/2014The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) – the nation’s largest advocacy group for credit unions – has been awarded a “grassroots Innovation award” from the Public Affairs Council for the association’s outreach through social media to help energize public support for credit unions’ tax-exempt status.

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.

Topics announced for 2014 CUNA Business Lending Certification Institute

fl Topics announced for 2014 CUNA Business Lending Certification Institute Topics announced for 2014 CUNA Business Lending Certification Institute FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Pat Keefe - CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6765; pkeefe@cuna.coop Amy Nigrelli - CUNA Marketing; (608)