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Sen. Dean Heller, R-NV

NEVADA SENATOR SHARES RBC CONCERNS
updated 07/12/14 02:19 PM
Sends Letter to NCUA
Senator Dean Heller, R-NV, has written a letter to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on behalf of the Nevada Credit Union League stating his concerns with the agency’s risk-based capital proposal.

Click here to read the letter.

Heller is the most recent to raise concerns from the Senate Banking Committee.

“I am concerned the proposed rule would establish a new risk-based requirement for a credit union to be considered well-capitalized,” Heller states. “The risk weights in the proposed rule may be unduly burdensome on credit unions and reduce the availability or affordability of loan products, and restrict credit to citizens in Nevada.”

Heller also stated his concern that the NCUA hasn’t “adequately explained” the need for the risk-based capital proposal, adding that he would like the agency to “provide clear guidance on how credit unions should plan for supervision in the future,” with plenty of time to adjust and comply with any new rules.

 
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SUPP. CAPITAL FOR RBC GAINS ADVOCATE updated 12/16/14 11:04 AM
McWatters Supports Model for CUs
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Member J. “Mark” McWatters recently said he supports including a supplemental capital provision in the agency's risk-based capital (RBC) rule to help credit unions meet the rule’s requirements.

CU DIRECT TO DONATE 20K TO CMN updated 12/16/14 11:03 AM
‘20 for 20’ Anniversary Campaign
CU Direct, the nation’s leading provider of lending, automotive, and strategic solutions for credit unions, is celebrating its 20th anniversary by holding a contest to donate $20,000 to one of the nation’s Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

NCUA MAY BE LIABLE FOR DATA BREACH updated 12/16/14 10:05 AM
Flash Drive with Member Info Lost
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) confirmed on Dec. 15 that a flash drive containing the personal information of Palm Springs FCU member was lost during a recent audit. The loss of data includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and account information.

PREPARE FOR HEALTH CARE REQUIREMENTS updated 12/16/14 09:42 AM
Also, Digital Media and Marketing
Federal health care law requirements, creating a quick digital message, and the marriage of innovation with marketing are all highlighted within the latest “Problem? Solved!” column in Credit Union Digest!