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Home Depot Data Breach Cost Pennsylvania Credit Unions More Than Two Million Dollars; Nationally Nearly $60 Million

The Home Depot stores data security breach has cost credit unions in Pennsylvania more than two million dollars from costs incurred from reissuing cards, fraudulent charges, and other related expenses according to survey data released from the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Nationally, credit unions spent nearly $60 million to reissue cards, deal with fraud, and cover other costs, according to a new survey of credit unions.  More


U.S. Credit Unions Top 100 Million Memberships

Credit Union memberships in Pennsylvania and nationwide are growing, with 6,620 credit unions in the U.S. and 475 in Pennsylvania.  More


Credit Union Business Executive Participating in Boots to Business at U.S. Army War College

At the Boots to Business training scheduled for June 17-18, 2014, at the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Citadel Vice President of Lending Kevin Dion will serve as a panelist during the financing module.  More


Credit Unions Honored at PCUA's Annual Convention

PCUA handed out its most prestigious awards May 18-20 at its 80th Annual Convention in Atlantic City, NJ.  More


State's Top Credit Union Award Given to Enola Resident

PCUA awarded Kipp Stecher of Enola the William W. Pratt Lifetime Achievement Award for the 2014 Credit Union Professional of the Year.  More


State's Top Credit Union Volunteer Award Given to Pottsville Resident

Charles Lantz of Pottsville was presented the PCUA's Joseph A. Moore Award for the 2014 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year.  More


Hoffman of Mechanicsburg Named 2014 Credit Union Youth Ambassador of PA

Lauren Hoffman of Mechanicsburg was named 2014 Credit Union Youth Ambassador of Pennsylvania at the 38th Annual Youth Ambassador Contest of Pennsylvania during PCUA's 80th Annual Convention & Expo.  Steven Dill of Erie and Devan DeShong of Dallastown were named Alternates.  More


Credit Union Better Choice Saves Consumers More Than $27 Million

Low-cost Small Dollar Loans Available Through Credit Unions  More


NY, PA Associations Collaborating on Information Technology

The Credit Union Association of New York and the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association have finalized an agreement to collaborate on Information technology support with customized network administration, AMS (association manaement system) support, helpdesk, training and data backup / recovery.  More


New Report Shows Branches As Important As Ever

Filene Research Institute and PA Credit Union Association release channel usage report.  More


Public Invited to Learn About 'Starting A Small Business'

PCN, PCUA, and PA Credit Union Foundation will host special town meeting concerning 'Starting a Small Business' on November 13 in Carlisle, PA.  More


Volunteer Conference brings together leaders from NY, PA

2013 Volunteer Conference hosted by CUANY and PCUA held October 18-19 in Cooperstown, NY.  More


Patrick Conway Named New CEO of PCUA

Pennslyvania Credit Union Association Chair Maria LaVelle announced the appointment of Patrick Conway as the new PCUA CEO.  More


Low-Cost Small Dollar Loans Available Through Credit Unions

Credit Union Better Choice saves consumers more than $25 million.  The continued growth in the Credit Union Better Choice program, the credit union alternative to payday loans, indicates that consumers are still in need of small dollar loans.  More


Jim McCormack Wins Wegner Award for Lifetime Achievement

In recognition of his exceptional leadership and numerous contributions to the credit union industry, the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) is pleased to announce Jim McCormack, President/CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, as one of three winners of the 2014 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement.  More


Association CEO Jim McCormack Named 2014 Herb Wegner Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) Board Chair Maria LaVelle is pleased to announce that PCUA President and CEO Jim McCormack has been selected as the 2014 Herb Wegner Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Credit Union Foundation to be presented during the 2014 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in February 2014.  More


PCUA Expands Partnership with JMFA

Contract adds endorsement of programs to support efforts to reduce expenses, attract new business and achieve the highest level of performance from personnel and programs.  More


Credit Union Leaders Elected to PCUA Board

The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association elected its Board Chair and Vice Chair at annual reorganization meeting.  More


Pittsburgh Area CEO Given State's Top Credit Union Professional Award

PCUA Awarded David Ackerman the William W. Pratt Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013 Credit Union Professional of the Year.  More


State's Top Credit Union Volunteer Award Given to Pottstown Resident

Dr. C. Ross McFarland of Pottstown was recently presented PCUA's top award for volunteers.  More