Credit unions should continue to throw themselves body and soul into fighting a looming cap on debit card interchange, but should do so without any significant expectation that they will succeed.
NAFCU's Congressional Caucus gets underway Monday with keynote speaker conservative commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. The conference runs through Sept. 22 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
The issue of regulating interchange fees will be one of the topics lawmakers have to deal with when the House-Senate conference committee meets today to reconcile the differences between the financial reform bills passed by both chambers.
Andrews Federal Credit Union. Suitland, Md., celebrated the grand opening of its newly redesigned branch in Wiesbaden, Germany.
As credit union executives were hiking the Hill this week during CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, their efforts did not go unnoticed by many lawmakers.
To forecast what lies ahead in 2010, one has to consider the enormous legislative and regulatory challenges of 2009.