Regulators fiddle while Rome set to burn.
The creeping economic recovery has pushed credit unions to think more creatively to generate new revenues and efficiencies. A story we posted referring to Kern Schools Federal Credit Union last year drew an angry comment from a member recently.
Creative thinking at Kern Schools FCU, NCUA dual chartering issue and social media are covered in this week's column by Editor/Publisher Sarah Snell Cooke.
You’re sitting at your desk, poring over spreadsheet after spreadsheet, making correlations, drawing conclusions and often coming up with more questions than answers. Reports flow in on new vendor possibilities and issues with existing ones that require you to analyze and determine the best course of action. Many tangible matters...
Unlike your spreadsheets, the brain does not organize anything in clean rows and columns.
I’m going to share with you excerpts from a report that was sent to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explaining why it should practice an asset size-based exemption for its regulations. The executive summary opens:
NCUA's concerns about regulatory overkill at CFPB are eye opening.
Forget that jobless claims were revised upward, even higher than initial projections. The New Year is a time for optimism. As California CU League Economist Dwight Johnston wrote in his commentary in the Trust for Credit Unions e-newsletter, “This was the fifth year in a row of triple-digit gains on...
Resolution for 2013: Put some energy into political activity, regardless of which side of an issue you're on.
As is tradition, Credit Union Times’ Year in Review issue is when I make predictions for the upcoming year. I predict YIR 2012 will be no different.