Credit unions share the U.S. House Small Business Committee's goal of increasing small business access to capital through the reduction of statutory and regulatory impediments. CUNA suggested several ways that access could be improved, including increasing the member business lending cap, in a letter sent to committee members last week.
While tax reform talk may soon subside in Washington over the holiday break, CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney said credit unions must remain vigilant, as "attacks on our tax status in the states show no sign of letting up."
As they approach the Jan. 1 date of their official merger, the North Carolina and South Carolina Credit Union Leagues are revealing the brand identity of the Carolinas Credit Union League through various social media platforms.
High school requirements for personal finance courses were the highlight of a recent financial literacy symposium in New Jersey.
Through "The Next Economy" project, National Journal and The Atlantic are profiling innovative programs that build and support a strong middle class. As the year closes, the publications are focusing on the best of the year, and that includes the work done by Latino Community CU (LCCU) in Durham, N.C.
The U.S. economy is "not all the way back to normal, but it's getting there," CUNA Vice President of Economics and Statistics Mike Schenk told The Washington Post
Consumer credit issued by credit unions was up on a non-seasonally adjusted basis by $1.3 billion in October, according to Federal Reserve data released Friday.