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10 Questions We Would Have Asked NCUA Board Nominees

Last week two new NCUA board nominees, Todd Harper and Rodney Hood, were questioned on the direction of the credit union industry by the Senate Banking Committee in their confirmation hearing. Banking...

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Credit Unions’ Top Priorities on the Hill in 2019? Killing Transparency, Preserving Millionaire Compensation

No shame in the credit union industry’s game. In a blog post published this week, one of the largest credit union industry trade groups spilled its lobbying strategy to combat the new 21 percent excis...

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Congressional Crackdown on NCUA Looming?

The recent WSJ piece regarding PenFed’s unsatisfactory anti-money laundering program and NCUA’s inability as a regulator to keep one of the biggest credit unions in check should be a massive reminder ...

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IRS Revokes Credit Union Tax Exemption After “Unsafe and Unsound” Practices

The IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of a financially troubled California credit union. The Jones Methodist Church Credit Union in San Francisco, chartered in 1953 for its members who were being ...

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Elizabeth Warren: Time to Hold Credit Unions Accountable

Credit unions were born to provide financial services to people of modest means. Today, however, credit unions serve fewer low income households than traditional banks – a clear sign that they have ev...

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NTU Urges Taxpayers to Call for Credit Union Transparency

Last year’s passage of comprehensive tax reform has undoubtedly made the federal tax code fairer and more conducive to economic growth and individual prosperity. The provisions in the Tax Cuts and Job...

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