NCUA: More People Joining Credit Unions, But CU Numbers Dropping
CUCollaborate’s David Baumann reports on the latest finding from the NCUA’s quarterly credit union data summary for the third quarter of 2022.
CU*Answers Develops CU*Out There! Community Service Program
Rachel Nesloney shares her experience volunteering in the community as part of the CU*Out There! initiative.
NCUA Establishes Asset Management and Assistance Center as Independent Office
On December 1st, 2022, the NCUA voted to re-establish the Asset Management and Assistance Center as an independent entity. Emily Claus reports on the reasons and logistics behind the change.
What Impact Did the Massive NCUA 5300 Call Report Changes Have?
Karen Sorensen delves into the background and aftermath of the 5300 call report revamp made by the NCUA earlier this year, explaining what changes were made and how credit unions have adapted.
Payday Lenders Oppose Quick Supreme Court Review of CFPB Ruling
David Baumann of CUCollaborate reports on whether the U.S. Supreme Court should rush a decision about whether to consider a federal appeals court ruling that found the funding mechanism for the CFPB unconstitutional.
NCUA Doubles Down on Budget Needs Citing Fraud
Citing an increase of fraud found during onsite examinations, NCUA Chair Todd Harper continues to argue for the need of in person audits and the budget to go with them.
Congress Returns With Major CU Proposals Unresolved
Congress returns to Capitol Hill this week with a long list of unresolved issues that could have a direct impact on credit unions—ranging from marijuana banking to credit card interchange policies, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
CUNA Calls on Government for Regulatory Standards Regarding Digital Assets
CUNA has called on the Treasury Department to create a national standard on digital assets, as they claim a lack of regulatory oversight has allowed FinTechs to gain an unfair market share that runs rampant with illicit activities. Emily Claus reports.
FDIC: Percentage of Unbanked Households Dropped in 2021
Survey reveals less American households are without an account at either a bank or credit union, with the pandemic a main driver of the change, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
NCUA’s Spooky Budget Increase Could Be Curbed By Expanding, Not Reducing, Remote Examinations
NCUA proposed a big increase to its operating budget in 2023, and many have come out in opposition. Esteban Camargo provides a little detail on the budget proposal, responses to it, and why the NCUA should reconsider its plans.