Enactment of the Credit Union Residential Loan Parity Act (H.R. 4226) would enable credit unions to better meet the needs of their members and also would contribute to the availability of affordable rental housing, CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney wrote in a letter of support for the newly introduced bill. More
Voting 55-0, the House Financial Services Committee passed a bill Friday to broaden credit unions' ability to apply for Federal Home Loan Bank membership. The bill was one of three passed over two days, all strongly supported by CUNA, that--when they become law--will potentially provide relief for credit unions from their regulatory burden. More
Legislation that would grant credit unions and other lenders greater input into rural-area designations made by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has moved on to the full U.S. House after it was approved by the financial services committee late last week. More
There is still time to register for this week's webinar on the National Credit Union Administration's risk-based capital proposal, CUNA reminds. The session is entitled "NCUA's Risk-based Capital Rule: Can it be fixed?" More
Legislation that would curb patent troll abuses will be discussed during a March 27 Senate Judiciary Committee executive business meeting, the committee chairman, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-Vt.), announced last week. More
California and Nevada credit unions may want to focus on real estate lending--particularly home equity lines of credit--given the positive outlook for housing, according to the chief economist for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues. More
Legislation has been introduced into the Delaware General Assembly that, while appearing to be consumer-friendly, has the potential to have unintended consequences that could negatively affect Delaware's credit unions, the Delaware Credit Union League said. More
To achieve lasting success, credit union marketers and business developers must be more than good. They need to be "rock star" good, business performance expert Ryan Estis told CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference attendees last week in Orlando, Fla. More
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has taken action against 16 of the world's biggest banks, alleging they manipulated the London interbank offered rate--or LIBOR, several outlets reported last week. More
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