The U.S. housing finance market may be poised for a historic shift away from a long trend of primarily refinancing existing real estate loans to primarily funding new real estate purchases.
CUNA economist on panel of industry experts selected by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) to discuss finance reform legislation.
CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel will be among panelists at a congressional discussion on plans to reform the secondary mortgage market.
League, credit union CEOs, board members studying NCUA's proposal to charge fees to examine, allow derivatives use.
From the Wall Street Journal to the activist blog Zero Hedge, economists and pundits have been actively debating this year whether or not a student loan asset bubble exists and if so, when it might pop.
Tax reform debate began in earnest for credit unions April 11, when representatives from CUNA and NAFCU were called to Capitol Hill to plead their case for preserving the industry’s tax exemption before a House Ways and Means Committee working group.
Banks' Subchapter S exemption not on president's targeted tax savings list.
The NCUA reported March 28 that following a twice-annual review, the highest estimated amount credit unions have yet to pay in corporate assessments has declined by $900 million.
CUNA economist sees possible accounting problems should the NCUA rebate extra money after corporate losses are repaid.
NAFCU president responds to NCUA announcement by reiterating agency's need to help credit unions lower expenses.