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Compliance: Identifying human trafficking red flags
December 27, 2016
Being on the front line of the financial services industry, credit unions can help identify and combat human trafficking, a rapidly growing crime.
FinCEN Reports a Decline in Mortgage Fraud SAR Filings
October 14, 2013
SAR filings grew every year between 2001 and 2011.
Mortgage Servicing Rule: A Moving Target
October 1, 2013
The CFPB revisions to the mortgage servicing rule demonstrate the agency’s attentiveness to lenders’ concerns.
CFPB Clarifies Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules
September 26, 2013
These changes become effective Jan. 10, 2014, along with the rest of ATR and mortgage servicing rules.
CFPB Publishes Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide
September 19, 2013
Updated periodically, the guide is designed for use by institutions of all sizes.
Get Your Whole House in Order
September 16, 2013
Two areas warrant the particular attention of CU staff: fair lending policies and HMDA accuracy.
Get Ready for CFPB’s Ability-To-Repay Rule
September 8, 2013
This final rule expands the ATR requirements to include most closed-end mortgages—with a few exceptions.
Compliance Q&A: Record Keeping Requirements for Prescreened Credit Offers
September 1, 2013
Anyone who makes a prescreened credit offer must maintain specific records for three years, per the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
NCUA Loan Participation Rule Effective Sept. 23
September 1, 2013
The NCUA Board approved a final rule in June to revise its loan participation rules
Overdraft Report Raises Consumer Concerns
August 19, 2013
Despite the report, the CFPB isn’t expected to issue a rule to regulate overdraft practices this year.
CFPB’s Exam Procedures Are Valuable Tools
August 18, 2013
Review them to survive the tidal wave of new regulations and bolster your compliance efforts.
Catalysts for Change
Interviews with ACUC keynoters Mel Robbins, Brett Culp, Guy Kawasaki, and Neil Pasricha.
Borrowing Big Ideas
CU marketers seek inspiration from outside the industry.
CECL Is Coming: Are You Ready?
Prepare now for this significant and potentially disruptive approach to plan for credit risk.
Compliance: Safe harbors for federal benefit garnishment
CUNA’s compliance staff was recently asked about a garnishment order for a member’s that receives federal benefits. The credit union determined the member did not have enough and the member asked the order be paid in full using those funds.
7 competencies of a strategic CFO
‘You've got to be curious,’ Sally Myers says. ‘Find the real problem at the heart of the issue.’
Understand your indirect lending costs
CFOs must get buy-in from the CLO and COO regarding your indirect lending operations.
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