Until the risk-based capital plan was issued, Lou Gill, secretary and director of Chartway FCU, was happy to let his credit union's CEO take the lead on comment letters that addressed regulatory proposals. But this time it's different. Very different. More
As part of a coalition of small financial institutions--both credit unions and banks--CUNA has urged improvements to proposed housing finance reform legislation that would address the unique needs of those institutions in the housing market. More
With lobbying support from the Idaho Credit Union League, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter last week signed legislation to protect credit unions from so-called patent trolls. Patent law reforms to address "trolls" is a significant issue for credit unions and is seeing a lot of attention from lawmakers on both the federal and state levels. More
In all, Northwest credit unions and the Northwest Credit Union Association have raised more than $102,000 to help aid the victims and their families affected by the mudslides that tragically hit a community just north of Seattle last month. More
The National Credit Union Administration's Central Liquidity Facility performed well during the first quarter of this year, the agency announced Friday. More
The Louisiana House Commerce Committee Tuesday approved a bill that would help relieve the burden of maintaining paper records for state credit unions. More
The Institute for Financial Literacy recognized credit unions' commitment to financial education with three of its Excellence in Financial Literacy Education awards. More
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