Making retirement planning a year-round commitment

By Jennifer Norr, vice president, customer marketing, CUNA Mutual Group By now, you’ve probably heard the shocking numbers behind the retirement crisis. One-third of Americans have $1,000 or less saved for retirement, and nearly one in two Americans anticipate they will not have enough money to retire.  Luckily, retirement education and planning are now receiving much […] features CU response to Hurricane Michael

The national online publication,, worked with LSCU and its affiliates to produce an article on Hurricane Michael’s damages to the panhandle and the valiant efforts of credit unions to respond to needs and help members through the ongoing crisis. The reporter spoke in depth with Innovations Federal Credit Union’s CEO David Southall about damages […]

Submit nomination for Credit Union Hero of the Year

CUNA’s monthly magazine is seeking candidates for its 12th annual Credit Union Hero of the Year Award. These individuals exemplify the credit union philosophy of “people helping people,” go the extra mile to make a difference in their communities, and demonstrate their service, advocacy, and commitment to the credit union movement. “We seek to recognize those […]

Filibuster expected to end on BCFP nominee Kraninger

Sources close to the League reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, (R-KY) filed a cloture motion yesterday on the BCFP nominee Kathy Kraninger, meaning that the vote will be sometime after Nov. 26. It seems probable that Republicans won’t have a lot of margin for error, as retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) has indicated that […]

NCUA approves 2019-20 budget, proposes bonds rule

The NCUA board approved the agency’s 2019 and 2020 operating budget at its Nov. 15 meeting, in addition to issuing a proposed rule on fidelity bonds. The board approved: Operating Fund Budget: 2019 – $304.4 million and 1,173 FTEs; 2020 – $316.2 million and 1,173 FTEs; Capital Budget: 2019 – $22 million; 2020 – $18.6 […]