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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Can You Hear Me Now? Why RBC Still Isn't Needed
While NCUA's revised RBC rule is an improvement on the original proposal, NAFCU says it's still unnecessary.
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Immediately after NCUA unveiled its eagerly awaited revised risk-based capital proposed rule, some credit union executives took to Credit Union Journal's website to sound off on it. more »
Late last year, NCUA Board Vice Chairman Rick Metsger told attendees of the National Directors Roundtable Conference in San Diego that credit union board members are the first line of defense against internal fraud more »
Are mergers a good thing or a bad thing? Like beauty, it's very much in the eye of the beholder. On the cover of this issue, Credit Union Journal explores this very issue. more »
Credit union system stakeholders responded strongly to the risk-based capital rule NCUA's Board proposed in January 2014. The agency received more than 2,000 comment letters, and Chairman Matz and staff heard more comments at a series of listening sessions last spring and summer. more »
NCUA needs to work harder to prove its legal authority to issue a risk-based capital rule, to show that the rule is really needed and to make it the least intrusive and best possible for the credit unions they regulate and insure. more »
In general, CUNA will work to remove barriers, create awareness and foster service excellence for credit unions (with the ultimate aim of achieving our overall vision of "Americans choose credit unions as their best financial partner"). more »
Whether the credit union is large or small, focused on community, sponsor companies or small business; having a singular interest in the outcomes for your members trumps the drive for shareholder/investor returns. more »
So, it is with much gratitude that I can, instead, point you to our "The Year Ahead" special report, in which a number of brave souls offer their insights into what credit unions can expect to see as 2015 unfolds. more »
In 2014, "Enough is enough" was NAFCU's rallying cry for the overwhelming regulatory burden on credit unions. NAFCU steadfastly advanced that message from Capitol Hill to the White House and beyond, yielding victories in many areas. more »
In this, our annual "Year In Review" edition of Credit Union Journal, it's a time of reflection and retrospection, and so I harken back to opening my very first savings account. more »
There are fewer payday loans in Colorado now because each loan is structured to last for months, not weeks. more »
The recent article published in CU Journal concerning the possible efforts of Grameen America to obtain a credit union charter raised some interesting observations about how hard that may be to achieve. more »
As the end of the year looms and a new year on the horizon, credit unions across the country are offering members a tangible piece of "the credit union difference:" annual bonuses. more »
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