Office of Consumer Protection

  • NCUA Merger Policy Questions Arise Again

    Despite recent activity, the NCUA has said it is not in the business of pushing mergers in 2012. According to an agency spokesman, there is “an upsurge in mergers this year which is likely due to the ability of continuing credit unions to assume the responsibilities associated with mergers as...

  • Regulations on Lending: Top Bêtes Noires

    Regulatory fallout from the housing crash, the Credit Card Act of 2009 and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are making the daily duties of a loan officer look increasingly more like those of a compliance officer. Below are the most burdensome, difficult and confusing current regulations and proposed rules...

  • Top 7 Lending Compliance Issues for 2012

    Here's a list of some of the most burdensome, difficult and confusing regulations and proposed rules facing credit union lending officers today.

  • Top 7 Lending Compliance Issues for 2012

    Here's a list of some of the most burdensome, difficult and confusing regulations and proposed rules facing credit union lending officers today.

  • NCUA’s Ranks of Highest Paid Grows

    Last year, 29 NCUA employees made more than $201,000, an increase from 25 the year before, according to agency records.

  • Growing Ranks of $200,000-Plus Salaries at NCUA: Print Preview

    Last year, 29 NCUA employees were paid more than $201,000 each. Get the full story in this Print Preview from next week's Credit Union Times.

  • NCUA Consumer Unit Flexes Its Muscles

    While the newly launched Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received considerable attention and criticism, the focus for most credit unions is on the NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection.

  • Thrivent Financial Bank Heads Back to the Future

    Longtime customers of Thrivent Financial Bank, an Appleton, Wis.-based bank with credit union roots, may experience confusion and feelings of déjà vu in the coming months as the bank returns to being a credit union.

  • Merger Final After Two-Year Wait

    There is little doubt that the planned merger of a smaller and neighboring Pennsylvania CU advanced by the $65 million SPE Federal Credit Union of State College became complicated by charter issues, but this is one that took two years to complete.

  • Consumer Bureau Ready to Start Up

    When the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau begins operations on July 21 it will be a headless wonder, albeit one with lots of clout. At press time, President Obama hadn’t named a permanent director for the CFPB. However, that won’t prevent the bureau from issuing regulations and examining certain large...

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