Washington Wire

This week, the House is expected to consider H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The Senate is expected to consider S. 140, the Coast Guard Reauthorization Act. In addition, the Senate may consider the nominations of Stuart Kyle Duncan to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit and Mike Pompeo to […]

Compliance: New mortgage servicing rules now effective

Last week, April 19 marked the effective date of the second round of amendments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) mortgage servicing rules, finalized August 2016. This means confirmed successors in interest are now entitled to the same servicing protections available to borrowers under both Regulation Z and Regulation X. It also means that […]

InfoSight Spotlight: Loans and Leasing

The Loans and Leasing channel provides nearly 40 topics, some of which are state-specific.  You’ll find information on the various lending acts, including:  Equal Credit Opportunity Act, FACT Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Housing Act, HOEPA, Military Lending Act and more. If your credit union handles Other Real Estate Owned (OREO) properties, the requirements […]

SAS Credit Union Conference planned in Birmingham

The Small Asset Size (SAS) Credit Union Conference planned for May 17 in Birmingham, AL, is designed for credit unions under $50 million in assets but may also be appropriate for credit unions under $100 million in assets. SAS Conferences provide insightful information on topics most important to smaller credit unions right now as well as […]

Millennials going into debt to keep up with peers

Millennials are a generation that drops acronyms into almost every sentence. And one popular term, FOMO, or fear of missing out, is creating rising debt. It’s the same “keeping up with the Jones” sentiment that has caused overspending in many generations, and a survey by Credit Karma shows 39 percent of millennials says they’ve spent […]

SAS Conference planned for Mobile in May

The Small Asset Size (SAS) Credit Union Conference  planned for May 15 in Mobile, AL, is designed for credit unions under $50 million in assets but may also be appropriate for credit unions under $100 million in assets. SAS Conferences provide insightful information on topics most important to smaller credit unions right now as well […]