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1,000s set to run for the cherry blossoms

CUNA News Now Headlines 04/02/2014 - Provided as a courtesy and valuable service of the Credit Union National Association

Thousands prepare for CU Cherry Blossom 10-Mile Run

Thousands of runners, including more than 900 congressional staffers, are preparing to take to the streets of Washington this weekend for the annual Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. A total of 231 Members of Congress representing 50 states, American Samoa, the District of Columbia and Guam, have signed on as honorary race chairs. More

Day 2 and Fin. Lit. Month already in full swing

Wearing jeans or noshing on a cupcake? Congratulations for doing your part to support Financial Fitness Day today--only one of many events planned for National Financial Literacy Month. More

NCUA sets April 16 small dollar lending webinar

Details on how consumer-friendly, low-cost, short-term loans can help a credit union's members and its bottom line alike will be shared in an April 16 National Credit Union Administration webinar. More

41% give themselves C or lower in personal finance

As National Financial Literacy Month begins this week, a new survey shows American consumers admit they need the type of guidance credit unions can provide. Forty-one percent of adults gave themselves a grade of C, D or F on their knowledge of personal finance in the 2014 Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. More

CUNA's CEO search heads Top 10 articles for March

When CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney announced he would be stepping down from his post as head of the association, and that a national search was on for his replacement, readers flocked to the News Now March 12 edition, making it the most-read story in March. More

Loan growth critical, CU CEOs tell TransUnion

Nearly three-quarters of credit union executives polled in a recent TransUnion survey pegged loan growth was the most significant issue facing credit unions in 2014. More

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CUNA to take on the future of payments in Las Vegas this spring

Big Data, Bitcoin, Mobile Payments - what does it all mean, where is it going and how can you stay one step ahead? Meet with top providers and more than 20 of the largest credit unions in the nation at CUNA Payments Roundtable, May 5-6, 2014 in Las Vegas, for discussions to explore the implications for the new era of payments systems and shape our industry’s approach to payments as a whole.

Discussion topics will include:

  • The State of Technology & Payments
  • The Rapidly Evolving Mobile Payment Landscape
  • Bitcoin: What it is and Why it’s Gaining Interest
  • Setting a Direction for Your Payments Strategy
  • And more

Know where you stand in the new payments arena. Register today.

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