Credit unions will continue to benefit from the relatively strong economy in 2019, but credit union performance could revert toward longer-term trends in coming months, according to the latest CUNA Economic and Credit Union Forecast for January 2019.
Registration is live for the next two years of CUNA Attorney’s Conference. The 2019 CUNA Attorney’s Conference will be held October 28-30 in Atlanta, and 2020’s conference will be held October 26-28 in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Without having been asked by the government, credit unions are doing the right thing and assisting the federal workers furloughed by the federal government shutdown, CUNA wrote to Rep. Maxine Waters, chair of the House Financial Services Committee.
Credit union accomplishments during a turbulent political environment in 2018 stand out over any of the last 20 years of credit union advocacy, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote Monday in Credit Union Times.
CUNA wrote to appropriations committee leaders Monday to request CUNA-backed House report language on the TCPA and ADA website issue, among others, be included in any final appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2019.
The CFPB has released final policy guidance describing the loan level HMDA data that the CFPB intends to make available to the public beginning in 2019 and making modifications to protect consumer privacy.
Federally insured, low-income credit unions that want to become certified Community Development Financial Institutions can apply to use the NCUA’s qualification process for streamlined CDFI certification from Jan. 13 through Feb. 9.
The 2019 speakers for CUNA Collections & Bankruptcy School include a range of experts from attorneys, consultants and collection professionals. The school is scheduled for Sept. 16-19, 2019 in St. Louis, Mo.
CUNA and credit unions saw a major win Thursday when the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of DOL FCU, a credit union hit with a frivolous lawsuit claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
CUNA Councils announced a new benefit for members, a file library for important documents. The Councils Community, a networking and communication tool, is a resource voted one of the top benefits by members in the annual survey.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan discussed the 116th Congress and its ability to work across party lines for key credit union issues, including the federal data protection legislation.
Comments on proposals from NCUA and the FHFA are among the deadlines in January. The NCUA proposals involve bylaws and fidelity bonds, while the FHFA proposal deals with amendments to FHLB housing goals.