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Victoria Finkle

Employees at the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research have raised concerns about racial discrimination and dysfunction at the agency, according to internal documents and videos posted online.
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.
The Future of the CU Movement
With more than 500 participants spread among credit unions in Florida and Alabama, the League of Southeastern CUs' Young Professionals group is one of the most active in the country. Here's a look at how that group -- working together and with more seasoned members of the industry -- is creating the future of the credit union movement.