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January 30, 2015

CFPB proposes broader 'small creditor,' 'rural' area definitions

Washington
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday proposed a broader definition of "small" credit union and bank, as well as an expanded designation for what comprises a "rural" area. CUNA strongly backs easing the regulatory burden of the bureau's mortgage rules on credit unions through the expanded definitions. ReadMore

NCUA to hold session on opportunities in underserved markets

Washington
Credit unions can sign up to learn about opportunities that exist within underserved markets. The National Credit Union Administration is offering a Feb. 18 webinar, which will launch at 2 p.m. (ET). ReadMore

Private student lenders get guidance on graduated payment loans

Washington
The National Credit Union Administration, in concert with the other federal financial regulatory agencies, and in partnership with the State Liaison Committee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, issued guidance Thursday on private student loans with graduated repayment terms at origination. ReadMore

FIs reminded of CFPB confidential info requirements

Washington
Financial institutions under the supervision of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have been sent a bulletin reminding them of their responsibilities regarding treatment of confidential supervisory information. ReadMore

Registration for CDFI bond application workshops ends Feb. 20

Washington
Prospective applicants to the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Bond Guarantee Program are strongly encouraged to attend application workshops in February. As of Dec. 31, credit unions make up 243 of 933 CDFIs in the country. ReadMore
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