LSCU accepting nominations for 2017 awards program

The LSCU is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2017 LSCU Award Program. Submit your entry and/or nomination by Tuesday, March 28, to receive the recognition your credit union or team member deserves. All credit unions are encouraged to submit an entry and tell the League about the great things that you are doing! […]

Court dismisses MBL lawsuit against NCUA

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) issued a statement yesterday regarding U.S. District Court Judge James Cacheris’ granting of the National Credit Union Administration’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) against the agency and its member business lending rule. “The court made the right decision in granting […]

SBA loans provide valuable source of revenue for your CU

The National Credit Union Administration will hold a webinar for credit unions interested in Small Business Administration loan programs on Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. The 90-minute session is free to attend, but registration is required. Click here to register. The webinar comes at a time when SBA loans are a priority for LEVERAGE, a specialist […]

CUNA responds to White House call for regulatory freeze

CUNA responded late Friday with a letter written to the CFPB regarding the White House call for a government wide regulatory freeze. CUNA recently advocated for a moratorium on new CFPB rulemaking immediately after the election, and believes that the order from the new administration is consistent with that request. Read the letter and learn […]

Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination scheduled for next week

The Senate Judiciary Committee is planning to move forward with Sen. Jeff Sessions’  (R-AL) attorney general nomination early next week. Committee staffers announced earlier this week that the committee would vote on Sessions’ nomination to lead the Justice Department on Jan. 24. The move means that Sessions will not get a confirmation vote on “day one” […]

Housing sentiment dampened by rising interest rates

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) decreased in December for the fifth consecutive month, dipping 0.5 points to 80.7. The six components that comprise the HPSI showed mixed results in December. The net shares of consumers expecting mortgage rates to go down over the next 12 months and those who believe their household […]