US regulators explain their limits

US regulators explain their limits

In a major legal initiative of great potential benefit to USA credit unions, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), which regulates and/or insures the shares of most American credit unions, along with the other USA government banking regulators, have jointly...
Happy new year, and some predictions

Happy new year, and some predictions

Happy New Year from CFCFE to all its credit union members, corporate members and to all stakeholders in community finance. 2020 was a dreadful year in many ways for many people, but it also showed the strengths of the co-operative finance sector in focusing on the...
Podcast anniversary!

Podcast anniversary!

The CFCFE-sponsored podcast, Talking Credit Unions with Chris Smith, is one year old! there are now 15 podcasts, on topics including diversity in the credit union boardroom, payroll deduction, and the impact of COVID-19 in Ireland and Britain. Chris, a veteran credit...
Time for a New Core System?

Time for a New Core System?

Over the last few years, the importance of flexible, efficient and modern technology has risen up the agenda for many credit unions. 2020 has made this even more pronounced, as the ability of organisation to serve members effectively while staff are remote from...