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CFPB Will Keep CUs Busy
May 21, 2012
Agency puts priority on consolidated mortgage disclosures.
Beyond the Score
February 20, 2012
Hopefully it’s OK to say that the worst of the recession is behind us. At least, that’s what all the data and experts keep telling us.
To Spur Loan Growth, Learn From the Past
January 24, 2012
There’s an upside to the economic down cycle: A wealth of information on bad accounts.
Court OKs Up-Front Card Fees
January 13, 2012
The original rule regarding the limitation of fees during the first year after an account is opened remains in place and credit unions should continue to comply with it.
Portfolio Management: Four Keys
October 24, 2011
Sound loan portfolio management has always been essential. But its importance has become particularly evident to credit union boards and management teams during the past several years.
The 14-Day Question
September 24, 2011
Some CUs are confused about the 14-day timing requirement for periodic statements.
What’s That Roaring Sound?
September 12, 2011
An obscure book of business just a few years ago, student loan debt has roared past credit card debt and will surpass $1 trillion this year.
Taking Risks To Help Members
July 18, 2011
If we adopt a totally risk-averse position we, in effect, behave no differently than many of our for-profit competitors.
It's Time to Make Mortgages
May 23, 2011
The housing crisis and recession have given CUs an opportunity to serve more members. But this period of heavy mortgage refinancings won’t last forever.
Reg Z Revisited, Again
May 18, 2011
Still more clarification is needed on the Fed's Reg Z changes.
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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