Financial readiness: “Why we do what we do”

Financial readiness: “Why we do what we do”

Military readiness is what commanders certify prior to deployment. It would be disastrous to commence a particular operational plan if the units tasked cannot meet minimal manpower, training, and equipment requirements. Outside of these raw [...]

Capital Corner: CFPB takes aim at overdraft programs

Capital Corner: CFPB takes aim at overdraft programs

In a move that will undoubtedly have major implications for credit unions and other financial institutions, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced plans to crack down on use of overdraft protection programs and fees [...]

A time of need—mission side effects

A time of need—mission side effects

The holidays are a special time in the lives of most Americans. Family and friends exchange warm greetings and there is a spirit of hope for a better tomorrow. Indeed, as 2021 ends there are [...]

Capital Corner: The year-end promises drama

Capital Corner: The year-end promises drama

The DC year is getting close to the finish line…but the sheer size and scope of the unfinished business on Capitol Hill will dominate the proceedings from here on. The National Defense Authorization Act ([...]

Veterans Day 2021

Veterans Day 2021

On Veterans Day, we remember first those who fell and never came home. We remember our veterans with appreciation and respect.  We remember them as examples of valor and selfless service that inspires us all. [...]

Issues to watch: Fall edition

Issues to watch: Fall edition

The high-wire act on Capitol Hill, encompassing infrastructure, an expanded social safety net, the federal debt ceiling and a stopgap bill to keep the government open past September 30 also features lower profile issues that [...]

On the radar: Issues to watch

On the radar: Issues to watch

It is a busy autumn and there are many things happening within our defense credit union communities.  DCUC is actively engaged in providing our member credit unions with information, points of contact, and direct assistance [...]

The cost of doing good

The cost of doing good

In an ideal world, credit unions would be able to perfectly balance their drive to help people with the demands of running a successful business. However, this is not always fiscally possible, as there are [...]

DCUC develops much-needed installation guide for defense credit unions

DCUC develops much-needed installation guide for defense credit unions

DCUC, in collaboration with military service liaisons and Lightbulb Press, has created the Installation, Policy, and Operations Guide for Military Credit Unions. This guide is designed to help defense credit unions understand their responsibilities to [...]