NWCUA Board Chair Makes National Case for Supplemental Capital

The Hill, considered a must-read for federal lawmakers, showcased the work this week of NWCUA Board Chair Debie Keesee, publishing her op-ed piece supporting supplemental capital.

Compliance Question of the Week

What is a discharge and when does it occur in the different bankruptcy filings?

Regulatory Advocacy Update

The NWCUA’s Regulatory Advocacy team works with state and federal regulators to help reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the credit union movement. Included here is an update on a recent HUD proposal.

Supreme Court to Look at RESPA Case

The case has significant implications for credit unions as it will consider if a consumer can sue in federal court when there is no evidence of actual injury.

Consideration of Bankruptcy the Result of a Poor Economy

Falling home prices, rising medical costs, and a stagnant job market are causing many families in the Pacific Northwest to struggle to keep up with their debt obligations. In this environment, bankruptcy will look like an unwanted, but increasingly attractive option.