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CUNA Consumer & Residential Mortgage Lending School03/04/2015New session details for the 2015 CUNA Consumer & Residential Mortgage Lending School are now available.

LSC and CUNA Strategic Services Launch ‘CU Mobile Apps’03/04/2015LSC® and CUNA Strategic Services (CSS) signed an agreement to add CU Mobile Apps to the existing prepaid card portfolio of solutions.

CUNA Lending Compliance School03/03/2015At CUNA Lending Compliance School, taking place June 14-18, 2015, in Las Vegas, credit union lenders and compliance officers will receive a comprehensive overview of lending compliance updates and develop tools to keep their lending portfolios compliant.

CUNA-supported MBL legislation introduced in U.S. House03/02/2015CUNA-supported legislation was introduced today by Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Greg Meeks (D-N.Y.) to raise the cap on credit union member business lending from 12.25 percent to 27.5 percent of assets.

Jared Ihrig named Chief Compliance Officer for Credit Union National Association03/02/2015Jonathan (Jared) Ihrig has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

CUNA and Coopera release new Seminar in a Box for Spanish-speaking members02/27/2015CUNA and Coopera have announced the latest addition to their partnership product suite, the Spanish language Seminar in a Box for Members series – Organice sus Archivos Financieros.

CUNA and Coopera release new Seminar in a Box™ for Spanish-speaking members02/27/2015CUNA and Coopera have announced the latest addition to their partnership product suite, the Spanish language Seminar in a Box for Members series – Organice sus Archivos Financieros.

CUNA, financial trades send joint statement on patent trolls02/26/2015

fl Overview FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicki Christner – CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6754; vchristner@cuna.coop Washington, D.C. (February 25, 2015) – In advance of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee hearing this Thursday, CUNA, along with fellow financial trade as

CUNA PLEDGES $1 MILLION TOWARD EXPANSION OF AMERICA'S CREDIT UNION MUSEUM02/18/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has pledged to be the lead sponsor of the America’s Credit Union Museum “Legacy” Capital Campaign to help ensure the rich history of the credit union system is preserved for future generations.

Harry Paul, co-author of FISH! to keynote CUNA FUSE for business development and branch operations in Seattle this August02/16/2015Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has announced that Harry Paul, co-author of FISH! A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results, will keynote CUNA FUSE: Branch Operations & Business Development School, August 17-20, 2015 in Seattle.

CUNA-supported Capital Access for Small Businesses and Jobs Act introduced in House02/13/2015Representatives Peter King (R-N.Y.) and Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) reintroduced the CUNA-supported Capital Access for Small Businesses Act in the U.S. House today.

CUNA Participates in White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection02/13/2015Joan Opp, President and CEO of Stanford Federal Credit Union, represented the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in California.

CUNA, financial trades urge data breach legislation regardless of where consumers shop or bank02/12/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA), along with other financial trade associations, urged Congress to advance data breach legislation that protects Americans from identity theft and financial account fraud regardless of where they shop or bank.

Statement from CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle on the credit union tax status02/11/2015Jim Nussle, President and CEO of CUNA, released the following statement.

CUNA responded to White House’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, calls for merchant breach accountability02/11/2015The White House has announced the creation of a new federal agency, the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, to analyze threats to the nation's cybersecurity and coordinate strategy to combat them.

CUNA-Backed Privacy Notice Modernization Act introduced in Senate02/10/2015U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) today introduced Credit Union National Association (CUNA)-backed legislation, the Privacy Notice Modernization Act, S. 423, which would reduce credit union regulatory burden and enhance consumer protection by amending the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to require credit unions to send privacy notices to existing members only when the credit union changes its privacy policy.

Credit unions experience fast growth on all fronts in 201402/06/2015In 2014, the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) estimates show that credit union membership expanded by 3.6%—the highest calendar year growth in membership since the 3.7% increase in 1994.

CUNA thanks NCUA for listening to CUNA, credit unions by livestreaming open board meetings02/04/2015Following the National Credit Union Administration announcing that the agency will be livestreaming open board meetings as of February 19, 2015, CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement.

CUNA calls for strong national data protection and consumer notification standards when data security breaches occur02/03/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) sent a letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security on data breaches today ahead of the subcommittee hearing scheduled for Thursday on the topic.

CUNA Thanks CFPB for Supporting CUNA-Backed Changes to Qualified Mortgage Rules01/29/2015

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today thanked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for supporting CUNA-backed changes in its regulations on residential mortgage loans.