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- by Anthony Hernandez, DCUC Insights

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 [...]

- by John McKechnie, Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)

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 [...]

- by Anthony Hernandez, Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)

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 [...]

- by John McKechnie, Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)

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 ([...]

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DCUC to host virtual and in-person winter updates

DCUC’s Defense Matters 2022 will take place in two parts: an informative webinar on February 24, and a networking brunch with special guest speakers on February 27. Both events will focus on providing a [...]

DCUC continues commitment to financial education

DCUC has long tradition to financial education and providing resources to its members that help them serve their military communities. This is part of its commitment to improving the financial well-being of all military members [...]

DCUC plans for the year ahead

DCUC staff gathered at DCUC HQ last week to hold its annual staff strategic planning session. The meeting focused on topics including increased advocacy and member value, the continued modernization of DCUC’s conferences, and [...]