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Update on GAC Hill Meetings

Mar
11
Update on GAC Hill Meetings

By Bill Cheney, President & CEO, Credit Union National Association, Inc.

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How Willing Is Your Board to Engage Members About Political Issues?

Mar
08
How Willing Is Your Board to Engage Members About Political Issues?

By Bill Cheney, Credit Union National Association President

You might be surprised if you asked them—they just might be more willing than you think.

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CFPB's Cordray Scheduled for Nomination Hearing

Mar
08
CFPB's Cordray Scheduled for Nomination Hearing

More news on the “regulatory burden” front.  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray gets the chance to make his best case for Senate approval as permanent director of the agency (for a five-year term) next Tuesday, March 12, 2013,  at a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee.

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Strong 4th Quarter Hints at What Further Regulatory Relief Could Mean

Mar
08
Strong 4th Quarter Hints at What Further Regulatory Relief Could Mean

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) this week released impressive fourth quarter data for federally insured credit unions.  Earnings were up, credit unions added two million new members, lending grew in nearly every category.  All are a testament to credit unions’ conservative management principles and our growing member appeal.

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The Cheney Report - 3/1/2013

Mar
07
The Cheney Report - 3/1/2013

By:  Bill Cheney, President, CEO of the Credit Union National Association, Inc.

GAC In the Rearview Mirror, But New Vision Just Beginning
We had an outstanding Governmental Affairs Conference this week.  My thanks to the more than 4,200 of you who attended and helped make it a huge success.  The Hill visits were productive, our speakers delivered powerful messages that made national news and I was very pleased with the reaction to my presentation on a new strategic vision for the credit union system.

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Credit Unions Voice Concerns During GAC Hill Visits

Mar
04
Credit Unions Voice Concerns During GAC Hill Visits

Visits with Missouri’s congressional delegation on Capitol Hill capped off the Credit Union National Association Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.

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BSAAG Group Meeting & CUNA Nominations

Feb
25
BSAAG Group Meeting & CUNA Nominations

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) staff participated in the U.S. Treasury’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG) meeting last week with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), regulators, and financial institutions. At the meeting, CUNA continued to advocate for efforts to minimize regulatory burdens on credit unions and small financial institutions that have limited compliance resources and staff, and to promote more efficient Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) rules.

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CUNA Attends CFPB Advisory Board Meeting

Feb
25
CUNA Attends CFPB Advisory Board Meeting

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) met last week. This was the first CAB meeting of this year. Participants included Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Associate General Counsel Jared Ihrig and other financial association personnel, media contacts, consumer rights attorneys, CFPB staff, and others. 

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Chart on CFPB Rulemakings: Updated 2/25/2013

Feb
25
Chart on CFPB Rulemakings: Updated 2/25/2013

Credit union representatives now have access to a chart  that highlights various rulemaking projects that are being undertaken by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The projects are required by the Dodd-Frank Act. The chart covers topics like Reg Z, Appraisals, Reg B and more.   Click here to view the updated chart.

A CUNA username and password are required to access the chart.

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CFPB Survey

Feb
25
CFPB Survey

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) will soon post a comment call that seeks information from credit unions on services specifically marketed to higher education students.

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