(From CUNA's News Now) Credit unions work hard to improve financial literacy in their communities, and Sen. Kay Hagan's (D-N.C.) new financial education bill will surely aid those efforts, the Credit Union National Association said Thursday.
During a financial literacy hearing Wednesday held... More
The overwhelming regulatory burden, and the difficulty of raising capital, have made it more difficult for her credit union to reach out effectively to the Hispanic community in her area, the Credit Union National Association's witness told a hearing today on providing credit unions with regulatory... More
The Credit Union National Association expects to testify at an April 10 House Financial Services financial institutions and consumer credit subcommittee hearing on the regulatory burdens facing credit unions.
The credit union hearing, which is part of a 2013 series to study, in part, the impact of the... More
In a joint letter with other financial trade groups, CUNA urged the Senate to vote on bipartisan legislation (S. 635) to end the redundancy of privacy notices "without further delay and amendment." Sen. Mark Warner's office reports that he was one of the original co-sponsors.
The bill is similar... More
More in the credit union community are commenting and offering suggestions on "Unite for Good," the new initiative to rally credit unions around a shared vision for growth and success. It's a development welcomed by Credit Union National Association President/CEO Bill Cheney, who debuted the... More
The "Overdraft Protection Act," cosponsored by 46 lawmakers including the House Financial Services Committee's two top Democrats, Reps.... More
A Senate version of legislation that would make significant improvements in privacy notices for consumers could be introduced in the near future, perhaps as early as this week, Credit Union National Association Senior Vice President for Legislative Affairs Ryan Donovan noted on Monday.
The bill is expected... More
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) is inviting credit union organizations to hold a “Financially Fit Day” on April 3, 2013 to kick off National Financial Literacy Month. This fundraising day is part of a relatively new campaign, titled “Credit Unions Support Financial Education: Leading... More
The House Financial Services subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit Wednesday conducted a "state of the community banking industry" hearing that looked into the causes of the 414 bank failures that occurred from 2008 through 2011.
Congress has not required any similar study... More
League President Rick Pillow introduced Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference on Wednesday.
The U.S. Congress could learn much from credit unions, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) suggested in a Wednesday speech at the Credit Union National Association’s... More