SALT LAKE CITY (4/7/16)--Consider this: Facebook is a $236 billion company, and it offers no original content. The rental website AirBnB is capitalized at $10 billion and doesn’t own an inch of real estate. Uber is worth $40 billion and doesn’t own a single vehicle.
At press time, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and all of the federal banking agencies (except the Office of Thrift Supervision) had approved the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE Act) regulations.
For better or worse, the trend toward fewer but larger CUs continues. The gradual but incessant migration toward fewer but
larger credit unions continues, apparently unimpeded by economic ups and downs.
CUNA’s final rule analysis of the CFPB changes to the TRID rule is now available. The rule, published in the Federal Register this week is effective Oct. 10, with a mandatory compliance date of Oct. 1, 2018.
While proposed changes to the CFPB prepaid accounts rule provide some clarity, it will not be helpful for most prepaid card users and CUNA remains opposed to the rule’s application of Regulation Z to certain prepaid cards.