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What suspension of HELOC tax deduction means for lenders

CU Journal - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 8:41am
Any decline in home equity balances could be offset by higher demand for other types of consumer loans. The worry is that only borrowers with blemished credit will take out home equity loans, increasing the risk for banks and credit unions.
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Bankers anxious as Trump mulls credit union regulator for CFPB

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 4:28pm
In his current position as chair of the National Credit Union Administration, J. Mark McWatters has publicly advocated for cutting back the CFPB’s oversight of the credit union industry.
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Reg relief, GSEs to dominate banking policy on Capitol Hill in '18

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 4:28pm
A regulatory relief package is likely to come out of the Senate in the new year, and lawmakers could follow it up with a housing finance reform push. But the midterm elections could cause some reform initiatives to grind to a halt.
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Trellance Divests CSCU

CU Times - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 3:49pm
Days after CSCU announces it formed Trellace, the two are now separate businesses.
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How CUs plan to help members meet their savings goals in 2018

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 2:27pm
Saving money is one the most common -- and most difficult -- New Year's resolutions, but credit unions across the country are rolling out an array of options in early 2018 to help make that process easier.
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Distinguished guests and top honors: Credit unions in the community

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 2:27pm
From hosting important visitors to being recognized for a variety of good deeds, here's how credit unions are giving back to their communities.
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Michigan Credit Union Signs Naming Rights Deal

CU Times - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:26pm
Frankenmuth Credit Union sponsor $1,000 prize promotion for members to host their own event at arena.
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Small Businesses Overpaying for 401(k) Plans: Study

CU Times - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:43am
These 533,000 small plans are overlooked by many trend studies, America's Best 401k says.
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Ohio HealthCare FCU announces retirement of MedPro division CEO

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:27am
Becky Howell is stepping down after 38 years in the credit union movement
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NCUA bans 3 in December 2017 prohibition orders

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:27am
All three are forbidden from having anything to do with the affairs of a federally insured financial institution.
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CFPB says credit card debt is back at pre-recession level

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:27am
Credit card debt hit $807 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, with consumer balances on average exceeding $4,800, according to a report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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Malvertising Resurging After a Brief Hiatus

CU Times - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:11am
Experts believe hackers have made a pivot from phishing to malvertising attacks.
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McWatters Under Serious Consideration for CFPB Director

CU Times - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 9:27am
Sources tell CU Times that NCUA's Chairman has been interviewing to lead the CFPB.
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New York CU Lacks Standing to Sue Over CFPB Appointment: DoJ

CU Times - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 8:55am
The Department of Justice says a New York credit union cannot challenge Mulvaney's appointment to the CFPB.
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Hanscom Federal Credit Union to pay loyalty dividend

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 8:27am
Members will receive 2 percent return on loan finance charges, bonus dividend.
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3 months after Hurricane Maria, how CUs in Puerto Rico are adjusting

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 8:27am
There are plenty of challenges ahead for Puerto Rico residents, but credit unions with a presence on the island have largely returned to business as usual.
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McWatters to CFPB? Credit union movement reacts

CU Journal - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 8:27am
Executives from across the credit union movement offered a largely positive take on the possible appointment of NCUA Chairman J. Mark McWatters to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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