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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
NAFCU continues fight for military CUs in NDAA (NAFCU Today, June 23, 2020) »
NAFCU, along with the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) and CUNA, again voiced opposition against the inclusion of a pro...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Rent-Free Debate is Back Again for Credit Unions (CU Times, June 23, 2020) »
Language included in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act allows banks, like CUs, to exist rent-free on military ba...
Monday, June 22, 2020
Trades Send Joint Letter To Senate On NDAA (CUToday, June 22, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 moves toward a full Senate vote, the Defe...
Monday, June 22, 2020
NDAA language would treat Wells Fargo same as defense CUs (CUNA News, June 22, 2020) »
CUNA and other credit union organizations wrote to Senate leadership today in  opposition to a provision  i...
Sunday, June 14, 2020
DCUC, CUNA, NAFCU Send Joint Letter to Hill on Leases on Military Bases (CUToday, June 14, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—During markup last week of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, a Senate summary...
Friday, June 12, 2020
NAFCU partners with DCUC, CUNA to defend CUs in NDAA (NAFCU Today, June 12, 2020) »
NAFCU, along with the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) and CUNA, again voiced opposition against the inclusion of a pro...
Friday, June 12, 2020
Expanded military base lease exemption should be rejected (CUNA News, June 12, 2020) »
CUNA pushed back against banker requests for an increased military base lease exemption in this year’s National Defense Au...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
VA Partnering With Banking Group (CUToday, June 11, 2020) »
By Ray Birch WASHINGTON–Veterans seeking assistance with managing their Veterans Affairs monetary benefits have the o...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Defense Council Calls on Senators to Again Protect ‘Status Quo’ for CUs...(CUToday, June 11, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—With the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 being marked up this week, the Defense...
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Effort Seeks to Avoid the 'Same Mistake' (CUToday, May 28, 2020) »
By Ray Birch WASHINGTON—While new Military Lending Act (MLA) guidance no longer discriminates against servicemembers...
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Banks oppose military inclusion in America’s recovery (CUInsight, May 22, 2020) »
by  Anthony Hernandez ,  DCUC President & CEO Last week, the NCUA approved a  technica...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
NCUA OK’s Counting Qualified Service Members on Military Bases... (CUToday, May 7, 2020) »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – NCUA has approved counting qualified service members who live on military bases at home and abroad when...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
8 techniques when leading during a crisis (CUInsight, April 15, 2020) »
by  Anthony Hernandez , DCUC President & CEO “A good plan, violently executed now, is bette...
Friday, April 3, 2020
PPP Applications Begin Today, But the Questions Have Already Started (CUToday, April 3, 2020) »
WASHINGTON–With the new Paycheck Protection Program set to go begin receiving applications today, CUNA, NAFCU and the Defe...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Financial education in a time of crisis (CUInsight, April 1, 2020) »
by Beth Merlo , DCUC Vice President It’s that time of year again. April is Financial Capability Month where we collec...
Monday, March 23, 2020
DCUC Urges Congress Not to Forget Vets During Coronavirus Pandemic (CUToday, March 23, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—The Defense CU Council (DCUC) is urging Congress to help American veterans during the COVID-19 crisis. DCUC...
Friday, March 20, 2020
A command perspective on leadership (CUInsight, March 20, 2020) »
In my role as CEO of  DCUC,  I recently had the pleasure of spending time with emerging credit union leaders dur...
Friday, December 20, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Credit unions prevail over banks in battle for military base access (CU Journal, December 10, 2019) »
Credit unions are claiming victory in a  longstanding battle with banks over no-cost land leases on military installa...
Sunday, November 17, 2019
New Interest Rate Bill Could Become Law of Unintended Consequences (CUToday, November 17, 2019) »
By Tony Hernandez The recently-introduced legislation to cap interest rates charged on most loans looks like a promis...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
NAFCU, DCUC keep NDAA in front of lawmakers (NAFCU Today, September 24, 2019) »
NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger, in collaboration with Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) President and CEO Anthony He...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Bill Would Help More Servicemembers Receive MBLs (September 3, 2019) »
WASHINGTON—Military members need help transitioning from active duty to civilian life, and one piece of legislation curren...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
NAFCU, DCUC team up to oppose NDAA lease provision (NAFCU Today, August 15, 2019) »
NAFCU and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)  shared with lawmakers  credit unions' concerns about requirin...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
NAFCU, DCUC Continue to Press Congress on Giving Banks Access to Bases (CUToday, August 15, 2019) »
WASHINGTON—NAFCU and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) said they continue to press Congress on a potential law chang...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Council Getting 'Back To Its Roots' (CUToday, August 13, 2019) »
WASHINGTON—To drive greater focus on the needs of the military community in Washington, the Defense Credit Union Council h...
Friday, July 12, 2019
House passes NDAA w/out CUNA-opposed exemption expansion (CUNA News, July 12, 2019) »
The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2020 Thursday without any language expandin...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Senate Passes Bill That Gives Banks Same Free Rent Benefit as Credit Unions (CUTimes, June 28, 2019) »
The Senate on Thursday passed its version of the annual defense authorization bill—legislation that would  provide ba...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Senate Passes NDAA With Base-Access Provision Opposed by CUs (CUToday, June 28, 2019) »
WASHINGTON–The Senate has passed a huge $750-billion defense bill that includes language opposed by credit unions tha...
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Fight Over Rent-Free CU, Bank Access to Military Bases Takes New Turn (CUTimes, June 13, 2019) »
A new provision would require the Department of Defense to develop a plan to treat all FIs, banks and CUs equally. The...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
CFPB’s Kraninger digs in over halt to military lending exams (American Banker, May 27, 2019) »
Kathy Kraninger, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is in a standoff with Senate Democrats over the...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Defense CUs Wrap Up Overseas Sub-Council Meeting (CUToday, May 28, 2019) »
LISBON, Portugal–The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) has concluded its 2019 Overseas Sub-Council Conference here. The...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Trade Groups Comment on Robocalls, USPS Banks, Service to Military Bases (CUToday, April 30, 2019) »
ARLINGTON, Va.–NAFCU, CUNA and the Defense Credit Union Council have all sent numerous letters to Congress this week in co...
Monday, April 22, 2019
Just do it (CU Journal, April 22, 2019) »
Just do it The Defense Credit Union Council in Washington, D.C., sponsored the DCUC Kuwait 10 Mile Freedom Run/W...
Friday, April 12, 2019
DCUC supports bill to exempt loans to veterans (CUInsight, April 12, 2019) »
Read full CUInsight article>>> WASHINGTON, DC (April 12, 2019)  — The Defense Credit Union Council (...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
New legislation would exclude loans to veterans from MBL cap (CU Journal, April 11, 2019) »
Read the Credit Union Journal Article >>> A bill introduced in the House this week could provide some relie...

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