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Beware Zombies, Vampires, and TCPA
Some scary stories are real—and potentially costly.
November 25, 2013
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Get Comfortable with Constantly Changing Regulations
Follow a three-step road map to manage the growing compliance burden.
June 18, 2013
Like death and taxes, the growing volume of complex regulations is inevitable.
Lending Compliance Takes a Detour
Slow down and watch for compliance hazards with multifeatured open-end lending plans.
November 1, 2012
CUs now can find the lending solution that is right for members.
It’s Time for an Auto Lending Compliance Tune-up
Auto-loan uptick provides opportunity for review.
July 27, 2012
Compliance requirements differ for direct and indirect loans.
CFPB: Brace for Impact
CUs must continue to watch the volume, complexity, and novelty of new consumer regulations.
March 1, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking very seriously its role as protector of consumers against abusive credit providers.
CFPB: A Cry From The Heart
Establish the new agency’s legality before subjecting CUs to still more regulations.
February 10, 2012
CUs face a deluge of rules both baffling and complex.
CFPB Takes on Perennial Challenge as First Big Test
From Ficus to Nandina, agency aims to simplify cumbersome and redundant mortgage disclosures.
December 21, 2011
It would be a rare win-win if the new bureau could streamline the mortgage process for lenders in a way borrowers could understand.
Compliance: Never Let Your Guard Down
A case in point involves the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
November 23, 2011
Penalties for violating ECOA can be quite severe. Just ask a small bank in Texas.
Lending in the Not-Too-Distant Future
See what the member of the future, Olivia, will expect from CUs.
July 25, 2011
Technology will continue to change how members obtain CU services.
Lending: Go ‘All In’
Take a no-holds-barred approach to lending.
May 31, 2011
Successful lending demands dedication, discipline, training, and communication.
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Credit Union Magazine
December 2013 digital edition
League Presidents Pass the Torch
Unbankable: The Noble Birth of Credit Unions
A Look Back With Jeff Post
Survey: Young Credit Card Users are Better Credit Risks
Keep Member Data Safe
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Good list of five, with room for a 6th, i.e., avoid cheerleaders as directors. When it comes time for a constructive critical thoughts to be raised by senior governance directors, cheerleaders add no value other than making themselves feel valuable because of 'feel good' fairy dust they want to sprinkle over everything said and everything done. That's not Governance, that's Cheerleading, and it requires a change of uniform and a change of title.
Great advice Barry! -Mary Ann Schlung Colorado Credit Union
I had the pleasure to attend this year conference. Josh was dynamic speaker. Love the "why" message.
Amen, Amen, Your financial well being has a lot to do with the time of your birth. I used to envie those guys at Employers Insurance who came home from WWII and stepped right into a growing economy full of opportunities. Never gave much thought tot he fact that their "opportunities" occurred because they had survived the Depression and hadn't been among those killed in action in the Great War. They wer, frankly, in short supply.
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