Tips for Preparing for Current Expected Credit Loss
Friday, April 28, 2017 7:00 AM
The new accounting rules from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) for estimating loan loss reserves on the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) model offer general guidelines and a list of implementation possibilities, but no specific recommendations.
Pending Regulatory Comment Calls
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:50 AM
The following table shows pending regulatory proposals quickly coming to deadline. Cornerstone and Credit Union National Association will be submitting comments. Credit unions are encouraged to use PowerComment to file comment letters with regulators.
Texas Senate Passes Bill Requiring DMV to Provide Electronic Forms
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:40 AM
By unanimous vote, the Senate passed SB 1062 by Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock), which requires the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to provide electronic forms for odometer readings, a secure power of attorney form and a secure reassignment form for licensed motor vehicle dealers.
Fort Worth Chapter Hosts League CEO Caroline Willard, Raises $6,754 for Cornerstone Foundation
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:30 AM
On April 25, the Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions held a cake auction for the benefit of the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation, raising $6,754. The chapter has held this auction annually since 2009, and it's proven to be a fun, collaborative, and sometimes competitive way of raising funds for an organization that gives back so much to the credit unions it serves.
Bayer Heritage FCU Breaks Ground on New Site
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:25 AM
Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union welcomed its board members, staff, volunteers, representatives from Credit Union Resources, and others to their groundbreaking ceremony on April 21. The additional site in Baytown, Texas, will be a 5,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility.
House Committee Continues CHOICE Act Discussions Today
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:20 AM
The House Financial Services Committee will continue hearings on Rep. Jeb Hensarling's (R-Texas) Financial CHOICE Act today. The bill, HR 10, includes Durbin interchange amendment repeal and other Dodd-Frank Act reforms.
CUNA, Foundation to Host Financial Literacy Exhibit on Capitol Hill
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:15 AM
Credit Union National Association will join forces with the National Credit Union Foundation today for Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill, an event sponsored by the Foundation. Representatives for CUNA and the Foundation will be on hand from noon to 3 p.m. (ET) in rooms 2043 and 2045 of the Rayburn House Office Building.