News & Insight

NAFCU-sought bill on underserved areas introduced

Friday, December 15, 2017

Reps. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., and Paul Cook, R-Calif., on Thursday introduced a NAFCU-sought bill that would allow credit unions of all charter types to add underserved areas to their fields of membership.

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Emmer introduces bill to delay HMDA regs

Friday, December 15, 2017

Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., yesterday introduced legislation that would delay the collection and reporting of new data points under the CFPB's Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) final rule. The rule is currently set to take effect in just weeks; NAFCU has recommended that the bureau delay mandatory compliance to Jan. 1, 2019, but permit a voluntary compliance period.

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NAFCU urges CFPB to reconsider debt collection rulemakings

Friday, December 15, 2017

NAFCU Regulatory Affairs Counsel Ann Kossachev urged the CFPB in a letter Thursday to reevaluate its rulemakings related to first- and third-party debt collection. Kossachev wrote that the CFPB has failed to recognize the unique structure of credit unions, which should be exempted from these rules.

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Blog Post: 3 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Friday, December 15, 2017

Effective leaders need to show genuine respect and care – I dare say love – toward their employees. The impact you have on people, especially your employees, is a direct reflection of your success as a leader.

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Issues & Regulations

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The banking industry has relentlessly attacked the credit union tax exemption.

Fight back with the facts. NAFCU's 2017 study, "Economic Benefits of the Credit Union Tax Exemption to Consumers, Businesses, and the U.S. Economy" sets the record straight. Use the data in our study to strengthen your argument when talking to members of Congress and opinion leaders.

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Five Tenets of a Healthy and Appropriate Regulatory Environment that NAFCU Supports

Regulatory Relief

Credit unions did not contribute to the financial crisis yet are still subject to increasing regulatory requirements mandated under the Dodd-Frank Act. Accordingly, broad-based regulatory relief continues to be a top priority for NAFCU and its member credit unions.

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