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When technical challenges or complex situations arise at your credit union, turn to the Leagues’ Research & Information (R&I) Department. Our mission is to provide technical, compliance, operational, economic, and regulatory information in an understandable and easily accessible way.
     
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TIPs Bulletins
The Technical Information Procedure (TIPs) bulletins are great tools to help credit union staff understand recent changes in laws and regulations and how they may affect the credit union. TIPs bulletins address current mandatory compliance issues and changes to federal and state regulations. Continue for complete list of current TIPs Bulletins
March 25, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-06 Foreign Language Translation Forms Revisions
TIPs Bulletin #15-05 NCUA Issues Warning to Consumers about “National Credit Union” Phishing Scam
   
January 28, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-04 2014 Residential Mortgage Loan Report
TIPs Bulletin #15-03 HMDA/LAR Reports
   
January 16, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-02 2015 Information Returns and Disclosures
   
 
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From the Editors of CU Weekly

The Leagues' first-quarter 2013 Credit Union Quarterly Performance Report has been posted!
1Q CU PERFORMANCE REPORT RELEASED
updated 06/26/13 08:47 AM
Also, Loan Participation TIPs Bulletin
The first-quarter 2013 Credit Union Quarterly Performance Report has been published by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues to assist credit unions in helping create a solid financial future for their member-owners.

Using this new report, credit unions can catch up on the latest quarterly financial analysis to prepare for the next economic and market performance trends within the industry.

What's in the Report
The report includes:

  • Key Performance Comparisons
  • National Economic Summary
  • Comparison of California Versus National Financial Institutions
  • Analysis of California Credit Unions' ROA, Revenue, Loans, Interest Rate Risk, Asset quality, Deposits, Net Worth, Membership, and Number of Credit Unions
  • Consolidated U.S. Credit Union Financial Statement; and U.S. Credit Union Peer Group Performance
  • Consolidated California Credit Union Financial Statement; and California Credit Union Peer Group Performance

The Leagues partnered with Callahan and Associates to produce the report as a supplement to D.J.'s Economix.

TIPs Bulletin Posted
A new TIPs Bulletin has been posted on the Leagues' website regarding the National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) Final Rule on Loan Participations.

On June 20, the NCUA board issued a final rule that revises the agency's existing loan participation investment rules.

Click here to view TIPs Bulletin 13-32 regarding loan participations.

 
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CFPB: HOUSING COUNSELOR GUIDANCE
updated 04/21/15 09:02 AM
Plus, CC Agreement Submission Halted
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final interpretive rule on how to provide mortgage applicants with a list of local homeownership counseling organizations. The interpretive rule restates guidance the CFPB issued in 2013, and includes new instructions about: how to provide applicants abroad with homeownership counseling lists; permissible geolocation tools; combining the homeownership counseling list with other disclosures; use of a consumer’s mailing address to provide the list; and high-cost mortgage counseling qualifications and lender participation in such counseling.

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SECONDARY CAPITAL PROCESS UPDATES
updated 04/14/15 09:32 AM
Also, Q & A on Branch Closures
Low-income credit unions and investors will find secondary capital processes easier under the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) revised supervisory policies.

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