"For the federal charter to remain competitive and the dual-chartering system to remain one of the great hallmarks of the credit union industry, NCUA is going to need to move even further than they have proposed in this rule," said former NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar.

As NCUA Preps Vote on Membership, Banks Ready to Sue

Nearly a year and more than 10,000 comment letters after it was introduced, the National Credit Union Administration is expected to vote Thursday on a final rule that would make it easier for consumers to join a credit union.

Going Where No Other Regulator Has Gone Before: NCUA

In bringing back public budget hearings, the National Credit Union Administration is doing something no other federal financial regulator does.  more »

Can FIs Protect Against the Threat of Everyday Devices?

There's a lesson for banks and credit unions in the cyberattack that took down PayPal, Netflix, Facebook, and other sites for hours – and it's not just "have a backup domain name system provider."  more »
FinTech Forward
The OCC Wants to Provide Fintech Answers — And That's a Big Deal
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is expanding efforts to encourage the development of new banking products, announcing Wednesday that it will establish an office of innovation to spearhead research and communication related to fintech.  read more »
How Diverse is Your CU?
This video from NCUA introduces the regulator's new diversity self-assessment checklist to help credit unions can improve their diversity efforts. The assessment has no bearing on an institution's CAMEL rating and is not part of the exam process.