THE WORKS Blog, Credit Union Compliance News & Views

      Operations, General, Lending
      May 09, 2019

      An Eye-Opening Look at Ecuador’s Credit Unions

      In February, I had the opportunity to visit Ecuador in a World Council of Credit Unions exchange visit with members of the Iowa Credit Union League. The experience was eye-opening. The credit union...
      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....
      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...
      Lending
      Feb 08, 2018

      The Next Big Holiday: HMDA Submission Day

      It’s always great to get to February and feel like the holiday season has past. Until you look at the calendar and realize there is still another important holiday out there. I am not talking about...
      Cybersecurity, BSA, Lending
      Jan 02, 2018

      New Year, New Priorities...and Some Old Ones

      Man, that went fast didn’t it? It feels like 2017 just started yesterday, but I guess things are never “slow” when it comes to compliance. Now it is time to prepare for 2018, a year in which we will...
      Lending
      Dec 22, 2017

      SCRA Foreclosure Protection Extended

      In case you missed it, President Trump has signed an extension of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) foreclosure protection law through December 31 of 2019.  The current protections were set...
      Lending
      Nov 06, 2017

      “Beta” Late Than Never

      Okay, I know that was a terrible attempt at being funny, but remember that I am a Compliance Nerd so give me a little slack.
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