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Nussle, advocacy team meet with CFPB Director Chopra

America’s Credit Unions President/CEO Jim Nussle and members of its advocacy team met with CFPB Director Rohit Chopra Wednesday for a discussion on topics ranging from  the credit union difference to the negative impacts of misguided or poorly tailored regulations.   “We thank Director Chopra for his time and the lively discussion, which included how …

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Transparency needed in any future NCUA call report changes

Credit unions support a more transparent process for changes to NCUA’s call report, America’s Credit Unions’ Ann Petros wrote to NCUA Chairman Todd Harper Wednesday. Changes to the call report—proposed by the NCUA Board in December and effective March 31—require credit unions with more than $1 billion in assets to list income related to overdraft …

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California, Nevada, Utah leagues form new partnership

The Utah Credit Union Association and the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues have reached an agreement to form a joint association support services organization. Scott Simpson, current president/CEO of the Utah Credit Union Association and a member of America’s Credit Unions Transition Board of Directors, will serve as president of the new partnership. California and …

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Worthy to detail keys to becoming a change enthusiast at GAC

Cassandra Worthy has spent years improving her outlook on change, and she’s sharing her strategies during her “Master the Chemistry of Change: Uncover Your Inner Change Enthusiasm®” keynote at America’s Credit Unions’ Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C., March 3. “I want them to feel inspired and empowered,” says the founder and CEO of …

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Credit unions: Learn how to use AI while maintaining members’ trust at GAC 

Dr. Jennifer Golbeck has complicated feelings about artificial intelligence. The computer scientist and University of Maryland professor hopes people understand why after her presentation on “AI, Connectedness, and the Big Data Future for Financial Services” at America’s Credit Unions’ Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., March 4.  “It’s complicated—a combination of optimism and caution,” Golbeck …

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Reminder: Register to attend NCUA, CDFI webinar

The NCUA and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund will host a free webinar tomorrow to provide credit unions with information about the CDFI certification process. Registration for the event is still available.   During the webinar, staff from the NCUA and CDFI Fund will discuss the requirements of the revised CDFI Certification Application, including …

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Spiczenski: What to expect from the revamped GAC

America’s Credit Unions Chief Association Services Officer Todd Spiczenski is excited to welcome the credit union industry to Washington, D.C., to advocate with a unified voice for the first time as the new organization. “It takes your breath away,” Spiczenski says of the premier advocacy event that brings nearly 6,000 advocates to the nation’s capital. …

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Rep. Fitzpatrick: Credit unions ‘act purely in the interest of members’

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., recognized “the importance of credit unions in the financial services marketplace,” in a Congressional Record entry Friday. “As a long-time credit union member and supporter, I appreciate the difference between credit unions and banks. Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that are democratically controlled. Every member, regardless of how much they …

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