National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz has assured CUNA that key changes to the agency's risk-based capital proposal are not out of the question prior to the rule becoming final. More
CUNA and credit unions are part of a new, a cross-industry effort to improve payment security systems. Formed by MasterCard and Visa, the group will focus on enhancing payment system security to keep pace with the expectations of consumers, retailers and financial institutions, MasterCard said in an announcement. More
The Senate Banking Committee's rescheduled hearing for the nomination of J. Mark McWatters to become a National Credit Union Administration board member and a potential markup of legislation that would allow some credit unions to join the Federal Home Loan Bank system are on the congressional calendar this week. More
Helping immigrants obtain citizenship status is one of the ways credit unions fulfill the people-helping-people philosophy in the new millennium. More
More than 87,000 short-term loans have been issued in Pennsylvania through the "Credit Union Better Choice" since the program was launched in 2006---saving borrowers more than $27 million over using a traditional payday lending product, the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association reported. More
The President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans held its first meeting Monday, and CUNA joined U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, and private, public and nonprofit leaders and innovators for that inaugural session. More
Billing companies are having a difficult time keeping up with the swelling popularity of mobile bill-pay services, according to results of Fiserv's annual Mobile Bill Pay Benchmark study. More
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