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.
Starting this week, look for CUNA’s daily advocacy email to be delivered with a new name and feel: The Daily. Formerly News Now, The Daily highlights CUNA’s advocacy initiatives, and news of regulatory and legislative importance.
CUNA President CEO Jim Nussle applauded credit unions for their efforts in serving seniors in an editorial published on LinkedIn Thursday. June 15 has been declared World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by the World Health Organization since 2006.
The Financial Reality Foundation of Alaska recently used a grant from the National Credit Union Foundation to help credit unions bring financial education to high school seniors across the state of Alaska.
CUNA Disaster Recovery Workshop, a new event that allows credit union professionals to develop, refine and test their approach to disaster recovery, crisis response and business continuity planning (BCP), will make its debut Dec. 5-6 in Las Vegas.
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.