Compliance

Compliance Q&A: Good Faith Estimate Clarifications

August 26, 2010
How should credit unions document estimated charges for settlement services? READ MORE

Minimizing the Impact Of Interchange Provisions

August 19, 2010
While small issuers won't be covered by the Fed's rule on interchange fees, they'll still be affected by it. READ MORE

Fed Approves Gift Card Rules

August 19, 2010

Comments on the interim final rule must be submitted within 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is expected shortly.

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Compliance Q&A: Online Credit Card Apps

August 02, 2010
Can a credit union take online and telephone credit card applications from applicants under age 21? READ MORE

Compliance Matters

August 01, 2010

Garnishments and federal benefits, and UIGEA exam guidelines, and more.

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Update on Identity Theft 'Red Flags'

July 19, 2010
Last year, identity theft was the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) No. 1 consumer complaint category. READ MORE

Crises Create Compliance Burdens, and 'This One's a Doozy'

July 14, 2010
Sixty-one new regulatory pronouncements were made in 2009 and more are expected in 2010. How can CUs deal with this growing burden? READ MORE

Members Embrace Teen Card

July 08, 2010
A debit card geared to teenagers has generated strong interest among youth seeking financial independence and parents not yet ready to cede all financial controls. Meriwest Credit Union’s new Flow Account allows teenagers to carry a personal Visa Debit Card rather than cash. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: FCRA and Prescreened Credit Offers

July 07, 2010

Q: Is a credit union allowed to use previously obtained credit report information to make prescreened credit offers?

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Compliance Q&A: Good Faith Estimates

July 02, 2010
If a mortgage transaction involves residential property that is new construction, and the mortgage may not close for months, will this impact when you provide the good faith estimate to the borrower? READ MORE

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