Credit unions

Demand for small-dollar loans is likely to spike. Will banks be ready?

03/13/20

Banks typically don't offer loans to cash-strapped consumers, and are poorly positioned to start doing so on an emergency basis — unless the government steps in to help.

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Virus scare is 'textbook reason' small banks matter, says ICBA chair

03/10/20

Noah Wilcox, a third-generation banker, says community banks are best-positioned to provide stability and capital in underserved markets during uncertain times.

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Settlement in Iowa resolves dispute over bank-credit union branch deal

03/09/20

First American Bank agreed to cover costs incurred by the Iowa Division in Banking, while the regulator made it clear that the accord would not set a precedent for future credit union-bank deals.

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Credit union-bank M&A has slowed. Is it a trend, or just a pause?

02/27/20

Credit unions could be feeling some of the heat from critics of their bank takeovers, or simply gearing up for another round of activity.

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ICBA urges Congress to turn up the heat on credit unions during upcoming meetings

02/26/20

The banking group issued lawmakers a guide on questions to ask when credit union executives visit Capitol Hill this week.

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CUNA chief and NCUA at odds on bank purchase guidance

02/26/20

The debate centers on whether guidance on credit union-bank mergers is necessary.

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Banks are worried about NCUA’s new sub debt rule. Should they be?

02/25/20

Though the agency plans to give more credit unions authority to issue subordinated debt, limited investor appetite and other factors could hamper activity.

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Ending the credit union tax exemption hurts everyone

02/24/20

The author of a recent op-ed fails to realize that making credit unions pay corporate taxes would drive up costs for customers and weaken the economy.

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'How can I survive?': Cabbies slam NCUA's medallion loan sale

02/20/20

The credit union regulator's portfolio sale dashed the hopes of a group of New York taxi drivers looking for relief.

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Banks need to do more than just complain about credit unions

02/14/20

The entire banking industry needs to join the fight instead of waiting for Congress to act.

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