The need for regulatory relief--and credit unions’ continued ability to provide local-based financial services to their communities--were the focus of a meeting with Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and advocates from 4 Montana credit unions on Thursday.
Virtual lending to millennials will be critical to the future success and sustainability of credit unions, but it’s important to be cognizant of the growing risks posed by expanding online channels and take steps to mitigate them, CUNA Mutual Group’s Jim Bullard told a Discovery Conference audience Thursday.
A recent article in American Banker got it wrong when it questioned the National Credit Union Administration’s actions to modernize credit union field-of-membership rules, wrote Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, in response to that column Tuesday.
Lending growth highlighted CUNA’s May Monthly Credit Union Estimates as the beneficial effects of recent U.S. labor market improvement were reflected in gains in consumer spending and borrowing, according to CUNA economists.
Hubert Hoosman Jr., the African-American credit union advocate who led a nationwide credit union effort to raised funds for a national monument in Washington, D.C., recognizing Martin Luther King Jr., has died.
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.