The Hispanic market is the largest, fastest-growing, youngest, and most underserved market in the U.S. It presents a great
growth opportunity for credit unions seeking to remain viable in the future.
U.S. financial institutions used to consulting the convenient credit reports at their fingertips when considering a borrower's creditworthiness will find it tough going in many nations, especially in Latin America, to get a credit report. READ MORE
The IRS has issued regulations in final form that ease the reporting of employment taxes for small businesses, including smaller credit unions, required to pay monthly federal employment taxes. READ MORE
NCUA will seek statutory authority over only certain types of third-party vendors of services to credit unions in an accord reached Thursday by members of the agency board, CUNA has learned from high-level sources at the agency. READ MORE
CUNA’s center for professional development has certified a class of credit union professionals through RegTraC, CUNA’s Regulatory Training and Certification program. Use the Resource Link to view the complete list of recipients. READ MORE
With CUNA’s Bank Secrecy Act Conference, hosted in conjunction with the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, coming up next month, CUNA’s compliance staff went into detail of the NCUA’s BSA compliance program in a recent CompBlog entry.
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.
The NCUA’s Tuesday announcement that it will repay the U.S. Treasury in full is a good sign for credit unions, said CUNA Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel. The agency will repay the $1 billion outstanding balance before Oct. 31.