Apple Pay use online soars shortly after debut

Apple Pay on the web launched in late September, and even though it is available on noticeably fewer websites than its competitors, it still outranks Google Wallet, Amazon Payments, and more than 50 other online payment technologies. SimilarTech, which tracks more than 30 billion web pages each month, shows that Apple’s payments technology is the fifth […]

Crasher alert: YPs sign up for a chance to join CUs at the 2017 GAC

Do you want to Crash the GAC? The 2017 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) is Feb. 26 – March 2, and crashing the event is a rare opportunity for up-and-coming credit union young professionals to take part in keynote and breakout sessions, visit congressional leaders in Hike the Hill advocacy meetings, and network with more than […]

Report shows home foreclosure numbers are on the decline

Homeowners may be holding on to their properties in greater numbers, according to recent figures. A September 2016 National Foreclosure Report from CoreLogic indicated the U.S. inventory of foreclosed homes is down by 31.1 percent, and completed foreclosures declined by 7 percent compared with September 2015. The report also found the number of completed foreclosures […]

A look at the election: How will credit unions be affected?

The 2016 campaign season has finally come to an end, and what a year it has been. Donald Trump is the now the 45th President of the United States, and Republicans maintain control of both houses of Congress.  Here are a few updates and projections relating to credit unions: The LSCU & Affiliates and CUNA […]

Nussle sends letter on NCUA’s proposed budget

While Washington is deeply mired in the elections process today, CUNA President /CEO Jim Nussle sent the NCUA a letter last week addressing concerns with NCUA’s proposed 2017-2018 budget, conveying important information to NCUA’s Board about developments at the Oct. 27 budget briefing. The letter provides a detailed economic analysis of the NCUA’s proposed budget, which questions […]

Nussle receives recognition as ‘Top Lobbyist’

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle is named top lobbyist for associations by The Hill. Nussle has appeared on The Hill’s annual list naming the top lobbyists in Washington D.C. for three consecutive years. The Hill’s list of top lobbyists is created based on conversations with aides, other lobbyists and members of Congress. The newspaper covers lobbying […]