The latest "100-year" economic crisis to affect the global economy, which lately seems to occur every seven to eight years,
is the Euro-Zone debt crisis. The culprit: Too much borrowing and spending during the last decade.
Robert Korthase's 37 years of work on behalf of member and youth education received recognition from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) at its first Youth Financial Education Conference last week. READ MORE
"Credit unions' sole purpose is to improve the well-being of their members and the public at large," CUNA Chairman Dave Maus told the 250 attendees of the Youth Financial Literacy Conference, which the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) hosted last week. "Credit unions are proud to be associated with the High School Financial Planning Program. Our efforts, enthusiasm, and pride are rooted in our history," he declared. READ MORE
The Colorado Division of Financial Services will hold a hearing July 13th to consider the final adoption of rules that require increased documentation for the approval of credit union mergers. READ MORE
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.
The NCUA’s revised supervisory approach to interest rate risk is covered in a recent Letter to Credit Unions (16-CU-08). The new standardized approach is designed to increase focus and resources toward higher risk credit unions.