Too Much of a Good Thing: The Net Worth Balancing Act
Credit unions need to maintain a certain net worth ratio to be considered well-capitalized, and many go above and beyond to ensure the safety of their institution. CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo wonders whether it is possible to be too safe when managing net worth.
The CAMELS in the Room
Starting April 2022, NCUA introduced a new letter to the CAMEL rating system: “S” for Sensitivity to Market Risk. Esteban Camargo gives a brief history of CAMELS and what each letter stands for in this financial literacy month series.
NCUA Board Agrees to Solicit Comments on Capital Adequacy Changes
The NCUA board agreed to solicit comments on a proposed rule that would amend the agency’s capital adequacy regulation governing credit unions with assets over $500 million, among other decisions at its July meeting, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
Reg Agenda: NCUA May Consider Changing Interest Rate Ceiling
The newest version of the federal regulatory agenda has been released and in it the NCUA has listed a number of possible rules it may consider. Among the list are changes to the interest rate ceiling for loans made by credit unions, as well as a number of proposals that the board has been debating, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.