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.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle addressed a “new era” at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection in a Credit Union Times op-ed Thursday with the confirmation of Director Kathy Kraninger. Kraninger was confirmed by Senate vote Thursday afternoon.
CUNA wrote to newly confirmed Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Director Kathy Kraninger Thursday to highlight key consumer protection priorities for credit unions. CUNA also extended an offer to provide any necessary feedback, data and expertise.
The Senate voted today to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger replaces Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and will serve a five-year term as director.
CUNA today announced that Malcolm Gladwell, author of New York Times bestselling books such as The Tipping Point and Blink, will deliver a keynote address at the 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Senate will vote Thursday on the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to lead the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger was nominated to replace Acting Director Mick Mulvaney.
For the second straight year, CUNA will award two small credit unions full scholarships to the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference via a contest run through the CUNA Small Credit Union Community, sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group.
CUNA generally supports NCUA’s proposed rule on real estate appraisals, it recommended several substantive changes in potentially problematic areas in its comment letter submitted Monday. CUNA supports the agency’s efforts to reorganize the appraisal regulation.
CUNA, leagues and credit unions participated in a DOJ roundtable Monday to discuss topics related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. CUNA raised the need for clarity through guidance or a rulemaking on ADA website accessibility standards.
Members of the California congressional delegation wrote to the BCFP to urge it to implement protections regarding PACE financing. The California Credit Union League worked with the members of Congress to create and build support for the letter.