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Monday, December 9, 2019
Senate Recedes to House Version on 2020 NDAA »
The Conference Report on the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act was just signed. The language does not contain Sectio...
Monday, December 9, 2019
New Interest Rate Bill Concerns »
The House Financial Services Committee recently-introduced legislation to cap interest rates to 36% charged on most loans,...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
DCUC President & CEO Meets with CFPB Office of Servicemember Affairs Assistant Director »
DCUC met with CFPB Assistant Director, Jim Rice, who leads the Office of Servicemember Affairs on April 30, 2019. ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
House Financial Services Subcommittee to Hold CRA Hearing in Early April »
Tuesday, April 9 at 10:00 AM – The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions will convene a hearin...
Thursday, March 21, 2019
We’re Off to a Great Start in 2019! »
Anthony Hernandez, President and CEO DCUC The Defense Credit Union Council is running at full stride in 2019! We are...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
The Importance of DCUC’s Defense Matters Forum »
Early next month, the Defense Credit Union Council will host our “Defense Matters Forum” on Sunday morning, March 10, in c...
Thursday, February 7, 2019
CFPB issues long-awaited re-write of its payday lending rule »
Yesterday, the CFPB issued its long-awaited re-write of its payday lending rule.  The headline is that the new...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Building Value Through Quality »
Anthony Hernandez, DCUC President & CEO America’s credit unions are well-known for offering their members a better...
Friday, January 11, 2019
DoD Posts BRS Campaign Results »
DoD has posted preliminary results for BRS Opt-In rates by service .  Overall, 24.2% of 1.6 million eligible members...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
New Senate Committee Memberships »
The Senate has released more names to each of the committees in which the Defense Credit Union Council has a stake. We...
Monday, December 17, 2018
DCUC CEO Speaks with OMB About Concerns with MLA's Interpretive Rule (Q&A #2) »
    Tony Hernandez, DCUC President & CEO was very appreciative to the Office of Management and Budget...
Friday, December 7, 2018
BCFP files complaint against Village Capital & Investment LLC »
BCFP yesterday filed a complaint against Village Capital & Investment LLC, alleging that the mortgage company misled v...
Friday, December 7, 2018
NCUA Threshold for Commercial Real Estate Appraisals »
Per the article in CU Today , the ABA is objecting to the proposed NCUA regulation that would raise the appraisal thresho...
Thursday, November 29, 2018
House Republicans release 297-page tax bill that includes fixes to last year's legislation »
  Here is what we know on the New Tax Bill being introduced by outgoing-Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX): Th...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Record Bank Profits »
  According to FDIC Q3 results, bank profits set another record -- $62 billion. Third quarter profits were up...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Notes on yesterday’s election and changes in Congress »
  We have had divided government for 8 of the last 12 years. Democrats appear to have won bet...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
GOOD NEWS on veteran homelessness »
HUD’s Study on Homeless Veterans , which was released this morning, shows a marked decline in the number of homeless veter...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The U.S. Federal Reserve Just Announced a Proposal That Relaxes Regulations on Medium Sized Banks »
The Fed just announced a proposed rule that relaxes regulations on banks between $100 billion and $250 billion.  This...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Not many troops are opting into the new retirement system »
Photo by Airman 1st Class Darrion Browning   DCUC and its member credit unions continue...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Veterans, military retirees will see a 2.8 percent COLA boost for 2019 »
“This increase, the largest in six years, favorably impacts over 67 million Americans.  Many of these are veterans an...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Army Is Finally Taking Soldiers' Pay System Mobile in 2019 »
  This is an interesting development. Merging these systems has always been the ‘Holy Grail’ of both the personn...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Statement Issued by NCUA and Other Federal Departments and Agencies on BSA, AML »
NCUA along with bank regulators issued new guidance intended to assist financial institutions in meeting their BSA requ...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
CUNA Updates MLA Card Fee Comparison Spreadsheet »
WASHINGTON—CUNA has updated its Military Lending Act (MLA) credit card fee comparison spreadsheet for the third quarter, u...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Support Full Year Funding For The Military »
Sep 25, 2018  Defense Drumbeat   “…nine years of partisan politics, stopgap spending measures,...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
DCUC, AMBA & AFFN CEO's Discuss Combined Advocacy Efforts With Senior Pentagon Officials »
Tony Hernandez, DCUC President and CEO, participated in a joint panel discussing the mutual success by working with both...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Modernizing Financial Services: The Glass-Steagall Act Revisited »
Here is a very good proposal benefiting credit unions AND community banks! Large banks have taken on too much risk in...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Background Check Change Could Put Troops' Clearances at Risk »
Defense Credit Unions can make a difference with various financial education programs, loans, and assistance efforts. ...
Monday, August 27, 2018
Retention of Personal Information »
ICYMI:  There are increasing numbers of credit unions who are beginning to focus on an issue triggered by enactment o...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
FY19 NDAA Conference Summary »
Here is a summary of what Congress has authorized in the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act.  Now the focus sh...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
2019 NDAA Conference Report »
The House and Senate conferees adopted the  final conference report for the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization...
Monday, July 16, 2018
DCUC Expresses Support for New Legislation Delaying RBC Rule »
A new bipartisan bill, JOBS Act 3.0, was  reveled on Friday by the   House Financial Services Committee Cha...
Friday, May 25, 2018
Senate Armed Services Committee passes 2019 National Defense Authorization Act »
U.S. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Commi...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Making a Huge Difference — The DCUC Staff »
April was a busy month. In addition to setting up our new offices, we fully transitioned our back-office functions to Plex...
Monday, April 30, 2018
CEO Update - Value of a DCUC Membership »
Anthony Hernandez, President/CEO, DCUC There has never been a better time to be a DCUC member credit union. Each of ou...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Changes Ahead »
After nearly 54 years, the DCUC Executive team and Board of Directors have approved measures to make DCUC an independent t...

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