Posts Tagged ‘bills’

4 reasons financial education isn’t working

4 reasons financial education isn’t working

It’s generally agreed that the Great Recession occurred when the mortgage market crashed, and was fueled by loose mortgage underwriting standards. However, there was another cause nobody talks about: financial illiteracy. Many mortgages defaulted [...]

5 ways to lower your bills

5 ways to lower your bills

When you are looking for more ways to save money, the best course of action is always to cut back on spending. Once you cut out all of the unneeded expenses from your life, you [...]

House passes financial services spending bill

House passes financial services spending bill

The House late Thursday passed a financial services spending bill that cuts funding for the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The measure was approved by a largely party-line vote of 239 [...]

What will cost you more in 2016?

What will cost you more in 2016?

Planning to buy a new car or kitchen appliance in 2016? Be prepared to open your wallet a little wider, as these are just two of the items that are expected to cost more next [...]

Financial Services subcommittee to consider 3 CUNA-backed bills

Financial Services subcommittee to consider 3 CUNA-backed bills

Three CUNA-backed regulatory relief bills will be discussed by the House Financial Services subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit this week. The hearing, titled “Examining Legislative Proposals to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Main Street [...]

HFSC sends four CUNA-backed bills to House for consideration

With numerous legislators emphasizing that credit unions and other small financial institutions should not be punished by burdensome regulations, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee referred four CUNA-backed bills to the House Wednesday. Members [...]

Payments infrastructure must support member choice

Payments infrastructure must support member choice

by: Bethan Cowper The payments landscape is in a state of flux and has been for the last ten years. However, we finally have the technological agility available to deal with change and meet consumer [...]

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