Analyzing trends in a range of key operational areas, including regulations, training, compliance and lending, the 2017-2018 CUNA Environmental Scan Report gives credit unions strategic planning guidance for the year ahead.
The labor market produced 223,00 new jobs in April, sending a healthy jolt through the stock market Friday and potentially giving the Federal Reserve the ammunition it needs to raise interest rates as soon as September, according to analysts in reaction to the report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A bill that would provide a temporary delay in enforcement and a liability safe harbor period for a new mortgage disclosure rule has the support of CUNA and a number of other financial and housing trade organizations.
Credit unions continue their strong communications campaigns with their elected legislators with meetings in their home states and on Capitol Hill, with an emphasis on data security, regulatory relief and other key credit union issues.
Credit union-issued consumer credit climbed by $400 million to $308.2 billion in March, a deceleration from the prior month’s $3.3 billion gain, according to numbers released by the Federal Reserve Thursday.
An increase of almost 290% in litigation by patent assertion entities from 2009 to 2013 is a threat to financial institutions of all sizes, CUNA and other financial services organizations told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in a letter Thursday.
Around nearly every corner in Kansas Thursday stood a credit union advocate, waiting to surprise community members as part of the latest edition of Kansas Credit Union Association’s “Make a Difference” events.