A little humor to go along with our new normal

A little humor to go along with our new normal

Does anyone know where all our workers have gone? This is the latest million-dollar or should I say billion-dollar question. I sure would like to know, as would most every business and consumer across the [...]

Capital Corner: A month to remember?

Capital Corner: A month to remember?

“See you in September” is good advice for credit unions interested in what’s happening on Capitol Hill. That’s because this September may be one of the most consequential in recent memory as several [...]

CEO Update: DCUC look ahead

CEO Update: DCUC look ahead

This year’s Annual Conference in San Antonio was a great success, and I want to thank  our member credit unions and strategic partners for attending and supporting this event. The DCUC staff worked hard [...]

Capital Corner: Is the die cast for the midterm elections?

Capital Corner: Is the die cast for the midterm elections?

This November’s midterm elections are considered by political observers as one of the most critical in decades. President Joe Biden is suffering from low approval ratings and congressional Democrats are privately and publicly pessimistic [...]

The American spirit

The American spirit

This month our Country celebrated its 247th birthday! The American Spirit since 1776 is a belief in our ability to self-determine our future along with the individual liberty to pursue a state of happiness. We [...]

Capital Corner: Summer update

Capital Corner: Summer update

“Congress can’t get anything done” is the common refrain.  To be precise, it should be “Congress can’t get anything done…except when they can.”  As the calendar turns to summer, Capitol Hill is [...]

DCUC’s Sub-Councils: Past, present and future

DCUC’s Sub-Councils: Past, present and future

We recently wrapped our 2022 Overseas Sub-Council Conference in Florence, Italy. Sub-Councils are an important part of DCUC’s work because they give us an opportunity to focus on regional issues. While serving the military [...]

117th Congress—Last gasp or next act?

117th Congress—Last gasp or next act?

For a change, the legislative front is occupying center stage for credit unions in Washington. That’s not surprising, given the flurry of activity from regulators (NCUA, CFPB) early this year that had pushed Congress [...]

View from the board: The foundation to financial success

View from the board: The foundation to financial success

I recently was blessed to talk to a class at one of our local high schools about Financial Education. We polled the class to see what specifically they were interested in and to my surprise [...]