CUNA’s political team harnessed the power of nice and the credit union member vote in two key races, spending nearly half a million PAC dollars on positive partisan communications that the trade association’s leaders say is the wave of the future.
Eight months after Bank Transfer Day, Kristen Christian, its California founder, reiterated her gratitude to both industry leaders as well as frontline staffers for providing her a life-changing appreciation of credit unions, something that she said has made her a better American.
CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel has responded to a Fitch Wire article critical of raising the credit union member business lending cap that read like it came straight off a banker lobbyist talking points list.
Credit rater's article follows ABA script.
CUNA, NAFCU say Bank Transfer Day interest showed on Web pages and will soon show up in deposit reports.
Social media and other websites continue to show surges in interest about credit unions on Tuesday as Bank Transfer Day approaches.
NASCUS, state bank supervisors weigh in on interchange delay effort.
Former NCUA Chair JoAnn Johnson, slated to become Iowa's top credit union supervisor next week, said Wednesday she is prepared to field some tough questions about excessive regulation, but she also contends industry conditions remain quite positive.