CUNA announced Tuesday the launch of YourMoneyFurther.com, a website that provides consumers with the opportunity to learn more about credit unions. The site is the focal point for CUNA's groundbreaking, research-based awareness effort.
CUNA has updated its MLA credit card fee spreadsheet for the fourth quarter of 2018, which is necessary because a credit union may exclude a fee from the MAPR if the fee is considered “reasonable,” under the MLA rule.
Legislators around the country continue to send furloughed federal workers to local credit unions for financial assistance as the government shutdown continues, and are also thanking local credit unions and leagues on social media.
The NCUA board approved the agency’s 2019 Annual Performance Plan at its Thursday meeting, and finalized a rule on required inflation adjustments to civil money penalties. The board also received a briefing on its new website.
Senate Republicans and Democrats announced and ratified committee assignments for the 116th Congress.The full list of committee assignments for the Senate Appropriations, Banking, Commerce, Finance and Judiciary Committee can be found on CUNA’s Removing Barriers Blog.
President Donald Trump nominated former NCUA board member Rodney Hood Wednesday to fill the board seat currently held by board member Rick Metsger. Hood was nominated in the last Congress but not confirmed.
CUNA is continuing to collect information on the increasing the number of credit unions around the country that are providing assistance to furloughed federal workers. CUNA’s Shutdown Assistance page features information on credit unions helping members.
The NCUA board will hear two briefings and discuss the agency’s 2019 performance plan at its Thursday meeting, its first of 2019. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. (ET), and will be streamed live.
The National Credit Union Foundation has approved grants totaling $54,000 for three organizations to work with the Center for Financial Services Innovation to develop financial health-related key performance indicators.