Credit unions and for-profit debt collectors have different considerations when communicating with consumers, CUNA wrote to the CFPB Friday. CUNA wrote to the CFPB as the bureau releases the proposal for a Small Business Review Panel.
CUNA was in attendance Thursday for the semi-annual meeting of the CFPB's Credit Union Advisory Council. The council advises the bureau on how its programs are impacting credit unions and is comprised of mostly CUNA members.
Comments on new information collection for the CFPB's complaint database are due to CUNA by Sept. 14, and to the bureau by Sept. 30. The CFPB requested approval to establish a new information collection.
CUNA will be in attendance Thursday as the CFPB Credit Union Advisory Council conducts its semi-annual meeting. The meeting will feature discussions about debt collection and youth financial literacy and will be streamed live.
The CFPB's rejection of a bipartisan call for regulatory relief is troubling and the bureau is strongly encouraged to reconsider, wrote CUNA and all 37 leagues representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia in a letter.
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s revised supervisory approach to interest rate risk is covered in a recent Letter to Credit Unions (16-CU-08). The new standardized approach is designed to increase focus and resources toward higher risk credit unions.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.