CUNA: CU Membership Passes 108 Million Nationwide

September was another strong month for credit unions according to CUNA senior economist Perc Pineda.

New CUNA Mutual Group CU Trends Report Shows Continued Membership, Loan Growth

The report offers an economic outlook for credit unions and their leaders.

NCUA Notes: State-Level Quarterly Report Shows NW CU Strength

Northwest credit unions continue to lead the way by many metrics, according to the NCUA quarterly report released last week.

Set the Stage for Career Growth; WCMS Scholarship Available

A three-year scholarship is available for a Northwest credit union employee to attend the prestigious Western CUNA Management School. The combination of on campus and in-credit union curriculum is considered to be among the nation’s highest level educational opportunities for credit union professionals.

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Big Banks Driving Millennials Away With Fees

Credit unions stand to gain Millennial members as the younger generation looks for alternatives to the higher fee structures of big banks. Credit unions can capitalize with low-fee, transparent products and services.

Filene 2025: Optimism for Credit Unions in Whole New FI World

A new report from Filene lays out the disruptive changes credit unions can expect in the next decade, and the case for optimism about the credit union movement.

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Jim McCarthy Honored for Transforming Trailhead Credit Union

McCarthy, who led his credit union through a complete rebrand and charter change in order to respark membership growth, was honored with this year’s Innovation and Impact Award at Amplify.

Credit Unions Experience Fastest Loan Growth in Their History

Latest CUNA Mutual Group report highlights record $10.2 billion in loans added by credit unions, plus membership growth hits its fastest rate in two decades.

Thirteen Northwest Credit Unions Receive Over $120k in NCUA Grants

The grants for low-income credit unions support digital growth, new product and service development, fraud prevention and cybersecurity, and building capacity and growth.

CUNA Mutual Group: U.S. Credit Union Savings Pass the Trillion Dollar Mark for the First Time

A new CUNA Mutual Group report shows strong growth in savings, loans and memberships,
suggests strengthening middle-market economy. New auto loan balances increase at fastest pace on record.

NCUA has $2 Million Grant Fund for Low-Income Credit Unions

The NCUA has $2 million to give to low-income credit unions looking to launch new products, grow capacity, develop a digital presence, or invest in cyber-security infrastructure. Applications are being accepted through June 30.

Emerging Leaders Journal: Change and Growth Begin with Awareness

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson says that, in order to grow as a leader, you first need to become aware of your own strengths and weaknesses.

Don’t Let Your Budget Keep You From Emerging Leaders (Updated With New Deadline)

Scholarship contest, tuition discount, and grants available for those wishing to attend transformational leadership program.

Washington, Oregon Credit Unions Show Loan, Membership, ROAA Growth

Northwest credit unions grew loans, membership, assets and return on assets according to new Q1 data released by the NCUA this morning. Idaho led the nation in many categories.

Australia’s Gold Coast to Host Professionals from 50 Countries at World Credit Union Conference

Credit union executives and volunteers from more than 50 countries will gather on Australia’s Gold Coast for World Council’s 2014 World Credit Union Conference in July.

Streifel Implores Credit Unions to Gauge Impact of Risk-Based Capital Proposal

Susan Streifel, the president and CEO of Woodstone Credit Union and vice chair of CUNA’s executive committee, says the future of the credit union system rests on the NCUA getting its Risk-Based Capital proposal right. Credit unions should assess the rule’s impact, she says, and let the regulator know how it will affect future performance.

Northwest Credit Unions Record Impressive Growth in Assets, Membership and Deposits

Northwest credit unions continue to trend well, according to an analysis of Q4 financial data by the NWCUA. Asset growth, ROA and net worth are all increasing, while charge-offs and delinquency ratios continue to decline.

New CUNA Video Says NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital Proposal Could Hinder Future Growth

Woodstone Credit Union President/CEO Susan Streifel and other members of CUNA’s executive committee talk about the long-term implications of the NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital proposal in a new video that urges credit unions to get involved in the nationwide effort to improve the rule.