Compliance

What’s on the CFPB’s Agenda?

August 05, 2013
Agency moves full speed ahead on additional regulatory rulemaking. READ MORE

Skirting Around Dress Code Discrimination

August 01, 2013
During the summer, employers often are confronted with sticky situations involving the application and enforcement of workplace dress codes. READ MORE

Health-Care Reform Offers Opportunities

August 01, 2013
While health-care reform means new oversights, obligations, and work, it can create opportunities for credit unions prepared to harness them. READ MORE

Find Mortgage Rule Resources Online

August 01, 2013
The CFPB created a one-stop shop for all its 2013 mortgage rules and guidance materials. READ MORE

CFPB Releases First Round of New Mortgage Exam Procedures

August 01, 2013
The procedures address the agency’s new mortgage regulations on appraisals, escrow accounts, and compensation and qualifications for loan originators. READ MORE

Regulatory Compliance for Investments

July 31, 2013
CUNA expects NCUA to issue additional guidance on how to comply with its new investment rules. READ MORE

Agency Protects Stay-At-Home Spouses

July 24, 2013
Regulation Z amendment allows card issuers to consider a working spouse's income as that of the applicant's under certain conditions. READ MORE

When You Are—And Aren't—A Loan Originator

July 22, 2013
The loan originator compensation rule has a lot of moving parts that will require changes at most CUs. READ MORE

Get Your 2013 Mortgage Lending Almanac

July 22, 2013
New rules will recast mortgage lending from application to servicing. READ MORE

CFPB Clarifies Escrows Final Rule

July 21, 2013
Rule lengthens the time you must maintain a mandatory escrow account established for a higher-priced mortgage. READ MORE

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#Mortgage Rescission: Lawsuit or Letter Required?

Earlier this month the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to weigh in on whether federal law requires borrowers to notify their lender in writing that they intend to rescind their mortgage or if the borrower must file a lawsuit making the claim, within a three year period. Now you may be thinking “Three YEARS!”  I thought […]

Another Year and Another Renewal for SAFE ACT

I figured I would get a good jump on the reminder for credit unions to renew registrations for your Mortgage Loan Originators (MLO) in order to comply with the requirements of the SAFE Act. With the holidays right around the corner , and year end for credit unions, I know it is a busy time for everyone. […]

#2014Election Results: What Does This Mean for Credit Unions?

Due in large part to the advocacy efforts of credit union supporters, 25 out of 29 pro-credit union Senate candidates were victorious on Tuesday.  In addition, credit union-supported candidates had a 92% success rate in House elections, with 336 of the 367 candidates coming out on top.  By and large, the midterm elections resulted in […]
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