News & Insight

Watt: Fewer than 100 FIs directly affected by FHLB proposal

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt told members of the Senate Banking Committee yesterday that fewer than 100 financial institutions might be adversely affected under the agency's proposal to adjust membership criteria for the Federal Home Loan Banks.

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Matz: NCUA will comment on DoD credit proposal

Thursday, November 20, 2014

NCUA plans to "submit formal comments" on the Department of Defense's proposed rule changing the definition of consumer credit under the Military Lending Act, NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz says in the latest issue of The NCUA Report.

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TFCU Article: Insta-What? Know When to Engage With New Social Media Platforms

Thursday, November 20, 2014

There are hundreds of social media platforms worldwide. It seems like there's a new social craze every couple of months. How do you know if it's time to hop on the bandwagon when a new social media platform comes along?

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Musings from the CU Suite Blog Post: 2015 Credit Union Board Challenges

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A year ago, I wrote a blog post about five powerful questions for your board. The post was based on a study by McKinsey.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Data & Cybersecurity is a Top CU Priority

Data Security

Results of NAFCU's October 2014 Economic & CU Monitor survey show credit unions' concern and focus on data and cybersecurity in order to safeguard their members.

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A revised proposed risk-based capital rule is expected to be issued for comment

Capital Reform

NCUA said a second proposal on risk-based capital – which NAFCU has been pressing for over the past year – could be issued for comment before the end of this year. The amended proposal will include a longer implementation period and revised risk weights for mortgages, investments, member business loans, credit union service organizations and corporate credit unions, among other changes.

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