House Panel Approves Bill to Require Regulators to Focus on Charter Simplification
The House Financial Services Committee approved H.R. 4590, which would require federal financial regulators to develop a strategic plan to encourage the chartering of new credit unions and banks, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
Field of Membership: a Regulatory Vestigial Organ
Chip Filson ponders the ancient practice known as “field of membership” and discusses the numerous options open to potential members willing to go beyond field of membership.
Students: Enrolling the Next Generation of Members
With credit union numbers dwindling and de novo efforts few and far between, Chip Filson looks at one area of the country where new ground might be made again: schools.
NCUA Charters Its First New Federal Credit Union This Year
David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports on the first federal charter granted in 2020.
The Greatest Generation: What They Did for Credit Unions
As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE-Day, Chip Filson reflects on other contributions made by the Greatest Generation that helped shape the future of America.