Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CUNA to participate in Treasury Hill interchange briefings
WASHINGTON (7/13/09)--Though potential legislation aimed at addressing interchange fees was not added to a recent Senate appropriations bill, the Credit Union National Association continues to monitor the interchange issue and is scheduled to discuss interchange with U.S. Treasury officials this week. CUNA will join other members of the Electronic Payments Coalition in a meeting with Treasury Secretary for Financial Institutions Michael Barr. During the meeting, CUNA will advocate for the interests of credit unions regarding interchange. CUNA will hold additional interchange fee discussions with so-called “Blue Dog” conservative Democrats later this month. Both House and Senate members have looked to address interchange fees through legislation in recent months, but CUNA has recommended that legislators wait for the results of a Government Accountability Office review of interchange fees before they act.

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
July 's Fed Bank's "FedFocus" has some interesting articles: incl cost/benefits of $1 currency 2 coin conversion ttp://
1 Day ago
Do you wish you were a News Now subscriber? Go here:
1 Day ago
Financial education for student body key part of Altura #creditunion, UC-Riverside partnership #NewsNow
1 Day ago
.@VTcreditunions gains 200 new FB followers in just 2 wks to reach 1,000
1 Day ago
.@CUNA is testifying on reg relief Tues,July 15 at 2 p.m. be4 Hs Fin Serv Subc. Here is the agenda and witness list:
1 Day ago