Victoria Finkle

San Francisco has an Office of Financial Empowerment that oversees all sorts of programs designed to help residents handle their money better and recruits banks and credit unions to participate. As other cities adopt a similar approach, more financial institutions have an opportunity to get involved.
Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., has a limited window to move his regulatory reform legislation next year, after failing to secure passage for the bill as part of the budget fight.
WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have approved major spending and tax packages, which are now en route to the White House to be signed into law.
Sen. Bob Corker championed a provision he added to the budget bill that would temporarily prevent the Treasury Department from recapitalizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and discussed other banking priorities in a sit-down interview with CU Journal affiliate American Banker.
Despite months of intense lobbying, the financial services industry failed to secure a number of key reforms in Congress's must-pass spending package, unveiled Tuesday night.
The window is rapidly closing for the inclusion of key credit union measures in the budget package as lawmakers remain sharply divided over the bill.
A number of regulatory reforms backed by the credit union lobby made it through the House-Senate conference process.
The National Credit Union Administration issued a comprehensive report Monday defending the agency's risk-based capital rule and urging lawmakers to make several legislative changes.
The House passed two controversial regulatory relief bills Wednesday evening ahead of the looming yearend budget fight.
Presidential contender Hillary Clinton was put on the defensive about her donations from large financial institutions in the second debate Saturday of candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.
Republican presidential candidates finally dug into financial policy Tuesday night, underscoring key differences over concerns about ‘too big to fail’ financial institutions and the possibility of future bailouts.
Rep. Paul Ryan’s election as House Speaker may ultimately prove a boon for credit unions as well as banks – here’s why.
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.