House Passes Credit Union Board Modernization Bill
The House has passed the CUNA-supported Credit Union Board Modernization Act, which would alter the current board meeting requirements from monthly meetings to a minimum of six meetings per year. Emily Claus reports.
Senators Concerned CDFI Fund May Be Circumventing Regulatory Process
The leaders of the Senate Community Development Finance Caucus are questioning whether CDFI Fund officials are short-circuiting the regulatory process as they consider major changes to the program, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
New Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Institutions Supports Cannabis Banking
Representative Andy Barr, a Republican from Kentucky’s 6th district, was chosen to lead the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy, which was previously known as the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, reports Esteban Camargo.
NCUA and CFPB Considering Overdraft, Late Fee Proposals
The NCUA has announced it will consider the long-dreaded proposals on changing the way credit unions charge late fees and overdrafts, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
Tyndall Federal Credit Union’s Giveback Campaign Reinvents Profit Sharing
The methods behind profit sharing can be a bit of a mystery for members, who typically have no clue as to why they receive the amounts they do. Tyndall FCU decided to remove the mystery and show members exactly how they can earn, resulting in more money going directly into members’ hands.
Top 10 CUSO Magazine Articles of 2022
As we move into 2023, the CUSO Magazine team took a moment to reflect on 2022 by sharing the most widely read articles of the year.
House Report into PPP Loan Fraud Points the Blame at FinTechs
In December, the House released the findings of their investigation into PPP fraud and found that FinTechs were guilty of failing to protect against fraudulent loans and even sometimes knowingly pushing said loans through in turn for a profit. Emily Claus reports.
NCUA: Deposit, Assets, and Loans Grew in Year Ending Q3
David Baumann of CUCollaborate examines the various areas of growth credit unions experienced in the third quarter of 2022, per the NCUA’s report.
Credit Unions Celebrate the Holiday Season with Support for Their Communities
Helping their members and their communities is at the very heart of what credit unions do, and the holiday season is the perfect time to demonstrate that commitment. Emily Claus details a few of the many ways credit unions are spreading holiday cheer and how your credit union can get involved.
NCUA Responds to Budget Criticism by Cutting $6.7 Million from Planned 2023 Increase
In response to the vocal criticism of the proposed 9.6% increase to NCUA’s operating budget for 2023, the board finalized its spending plan with $6.7 million cut from the final numbers reports Esteban Camargo.