CUNA News Now HeadlinesCredit Union National Association News Now Headlines7/12/2014 12:43:26 PM2014-07-12T12:43:26-05:00CUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/Washington/CUs dig deep on RBC plan at Chicago Listening SessionCUs dig deep on RBC plan at Chicago Listening SessionThe room was packed and the concerns were earnest at the National Credit Union Administration's Listening Session in Chicago Thursday. As expected, the primary topic of the day was the NCUA's proposed risk-based capital rule.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/Washington/CUNA to drive home need for reg relief at House hearingCUNA to drive home need for reg relief at House hearingCUNA has asked Ohio credit union CEO Doug Fecher to speak for the credit union movement on regulatory relief before Congress Tuesday.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/Washington/Housing fin. reform must ensure CU access to markets: CUNAHousing fin reform must ensure CU access to markets: CUNACUNA interim President/CEO Bill Hampel wrote to three U.S. representatives Wednesday asking for consideration for credit unions during the housing finance reform process.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/Washington/Ways and Means' Marchant, Sen. Banking's Heller voice RBC plan concernsWays and Means' Marchant, Sen Banking's Heller voice RBC plan concernsNew voices from both the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Banking Committee have joined the chorus of concerns regarding the National Credit Union Administration's proposed risk-based capital plan. Republicans Rep. Kenny Marchant (Texas) and Sen. Dean Heller (Nev.) sent letters to the agency July 10.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/CU System/CU growth buoys hiring, pay increase plans: CUNA surveyCU growth buoys hiring, pay increase plans: CUNA surveyBurgeoning membership expansion and the potential for double-digit loan growth are incubating a stronger employment environment at credit unions--one that portends more hires and increased wages, according to research from CUNA.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/CU System/Global study finds 1 in 6 U.S. students financially illiterateGlobal study finds 1 in 6 US students financially illiterateIn a recent international study that looked at the financial capabilities of 15-year-olds, U.S. teenagers scored below average in financial literacy, and roughly 17.8% of American students were found to be financially illiterate, meaning they failed to complete even the most basic of tasks.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/Washington/IBEW Local 816 FCU closesIBEW Local 816 FCU closesThe National Credit Union Administration announced late Thursday that it has liquidated IBEW Local 816 FCU, Paducah, Ky., after determining the credit union was insolvent and had no prospect for restoring viable operations.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26ZCUNA/Stay Informed/News Now/CU System/CUNA Councils reaches milestone of 6,000 total membersCUNA Councils reaches milestone of 6,000 total membersCUNA's nationwide organization for credit union executives--CUNA Councils--has reached the 6,000-member milestone.2014-07-11T00:00:00-05:002014-07-12T17:43:26Z