THE WORKS Blog, Credit Union Compliance News & Views

      Lending
      Jan 22, 2019

      Death, Taxes and HMDA

      Death, taxes and HMDA reporting requirements -- as the government shutdown grinds on, few things remain as constant as these three absolutes.
      Lending
      Jun 05, 2018

      Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self

      Nothing like a little Ice Cube on a hot summer day, which in Iowa can take a while to get here. Like clockwork around here once we start to see the weather warm up, so goes the housing market....
      Operations, Advertising and Marketing
      May 02, 2018

      Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

      I figured this week I would take a different tone compared to my last blog. I mean come on, should a person really be that fired up over a simple name change. Let’s be honest, with how the CFPB has...
      General
      Apr 18, 2018

      Additional Interpretive Guidance for the CDD Rule

      As I write this blog, I realize that TV spinoffs are not a great recipe for continued viewer success. Just look at “Joanie Loves Chachi” (“Happy Days” spinoff), or the critically panned “Joey”...
      General
      Apr 12, 2018

      Breaking News: The CFPB “does not exist”

      I am not sure if any of you caught this headline yesterday, but if you were like me you quickly clicked to find out what the heck was going on. This quote came from Acting Director Mulvaney yesterday...
      Advertising and Marketing
      Apr 03, 2018

      Opening Day

      Baseball is back! In case you missed it, the Cubs did open the season with a bang. The Cubs lead-off hitter Ian Happ launched the first pitch of the season out into the stands in Miami. Here’s to...
      Lending
      Mar 15, 2018

      You Know What Assuming Does

      Now I know that everyone is real excited about the Senate bill S. 2155 that is gaining some steam in Washington right now. For those of you that have been living under a rock, or possibly on spring...
      Lending
      Mar 05, 2018

      The latest bill bouncing through Washington...

      Now I have always been one that approaches things with an open mind. I have always felt that there are two sides to every story, and that it is important to get all the facts before making my own...
      General, Lending
      Feb 22, 2018

      The Right Stuff

      For the last few days I have had “You got the right stuff” playing over and over in my head. For you millennials out there this is a hit classic of The New Kids on the Block. It was our lovely...
      General
      Feb 01, 2018

      Beef Up Your Protection

      Is it just me, or does it feel like this year is pretty “light” when it comes to new regulations? Now that by no means is a bad thing, it just feels a little weird compared to years past. I haven’t...
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