Last night I was chatting with an old high school friend on Facebook who I hadn't spoken to in years. With the expansion of social media we were able to reconnect.
In the financial services legislation being considered by Congress, of greatest interest to consumers is the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The National Consumer Law Center and Consumers Union have urged the NCUA to crack down on what they charge are overly expensive credit union branded payday loan products.
NAFCU is renewing its push with the Federal Trade Commission to give federal credit unions an exemption from premerger notification rules and accompanying fees under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
NAFCU is pressing its case with the Federal Trade Commission this week to grant federal credit unions an exemption from premerger notification and related fees under the Hart-Scott-Rodino act.
Interchange remains the topic du jour. Many pieces of this issue are puzzling, not the least of which is the process in which it came about. Namely, there wasn't one.
The FTC just came out with disclosure regulations regarding private deposit insurance-more than two years after the financial crisis started and 20 years after the original law.
Credit unions and other financial institutions that lack federal insurance must disclose that fact in their branches, their advertising and periodic statements, according to final rules approved today by the Federal Trade Commission.
Free credit reports and scores to qualifying users of a CUSO's loan rate-matching service allows credit unions to "wear the white hat" when it comes to offering free credit reports, the company's president said.
A New York CUSO is offering free credit reports and scores to qualifying users of its loan-rate matching service.