July 18, 2014

NAFCU ECUM survey responses due July 31

July 21, 2014 – NAFCU members have until July 31 to submit responses to the association's current Economic & CU Monitor survey, which asks about members' views on interest rate risk and what steps their credit unions have taken to address it.

The survey questions focus on whether members expect interest rates to rise, and by how much, and if they feel prepared for such an increase. It also addresses whether NCUA should remove the interest-rate risk component currently included in its proposed risk-based capital rule and whether NCUA examiners have focused on interest-rate risk during exams.

The survey also includes questions on member business loans and how the Federal Housing Finance Administration should set guarantee fees, or g-fees.

The NAFCU economic and research team reports on survey responses in the Economic & CU Monitor, which gives NAFCU members a glimpse of trends affecting the credit union industry as a whole. Survey results are used in NAFCU's advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and with regulatory agencies such as NCUA, CFPB and the Federal Reserve.

Members can fill out the survey online or email their responses to