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The credit union way: Extreme member service

The credit union way: Extreme member service

 In 1967, a group of credit unions formed NAFCU to fulfill a need in the marketplace – the industry needed a strong, assertive voice in Washington to represent them at the federal level. And 52 years [...]

2019: A strong year for credit unions

2019: A strong year for credit unions

As 2019 is quickly coming to a close, it’s clear that credit unions have moved the needle when it comes to advocacy, serving communities and exceeding member expectations – that’s why we continue to [...]

Bold advocacy lifts NAFCU, CUs in 2019

Bold advocacy lifts NAFCU, CUs in 2019

Together, NAFCU and the credit union industry have achieved some great wins in 2019 as the association continues its mission of strengthening credit unions. As the industry's Washington Watchdog, NAFCU has been hard at work [...]

The best way to sharpen your BSA understanding

The best way to sharpen your BSA understanding

Keeping credit unions compliant with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws is one of the most serious responsibilities compliance professionals face in our industry. Unfortunately, with BSA/AML related crimes continuing [...]

Stories leaders – and advocates – need to tell

Stories leaders – and advocates – need to tell

My organization held our annual Capitol Hill conference last week where hundreds of our members flew in to talk directly with the lawmakers and regulators who influence their operations and ability to compete in a [...]

Standing up to bank attacks

Standing up to bank attacks

These days it seems like banks will stop at nothing to take down credit unions, even creating problems where none exist. In recent years, megabanks have gobbled up tons of community banks, leaving many people [...]