At press time, the House Financial Services Committee was close to passing a bill extending the National Flood Insurance Program for five years and three bills to make changes to the structure of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
A few months ago, a former client called me in a panic: Her CFO wanted to start several process simplification projects immediately — and she needed a proposal to review with him the next day.
When you are negotiating, focus on emotion not logic and paint a verbal picture for yourself of the other person's vision and dreams.
Rep. Barney Frank, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, will speak at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, the group announced today.
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney came to head up the largest national credit union trade association during a period of great tumult.
Spread the word to young people in your area that, like buying locally grown food from a farmer's market or purchasing fair trade products, joining your credit union is another way they can vote with their dollars to make the world a better place.
Guest blogger Charles Bruen, CEO of First Entertainment Credit Union, questions the choice of Elizabeth Warren to head up the formation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau probably won't be up and running until early next year, but the NCUA, other agencies and the credit union trade associations are already starting to gear up.
Saying he wants a system where financial services institutions "compete on price and quality, not on tricks and not on traps,"
President Obama is scheduled to sign the financial regulatory overhaul bill tomorrow and among credit union advocates and other groups there is much wondering about who will be the first head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.