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NCUA Launches Two Websites to Increase Transparency of Corporate System Resolution12/28/2011
The NCUA today launched two new websites to provide up-to-date information on both the Corporate System Resolution and NCUA Guaranteed Note (NGN) Program.
NCUA Stabilization Fund Receives Clean 2010 Audit12/27/2011
The NCUA today released the 2010 audited financial statements for the Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund (Stabilization Fund).
NCUA Grants Catalyst Corporate the Right to Acquire Western Bridge Corporate12/14/2011
The NCUA Board today awarded Catalyst Corporate FCU of Plano, Texas, the exclusive right to acquire Western Bridge Corporate FCU  (Western Bridge) of San Dimas, Calif.
NCUA Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives Posts First Free Training Video12/6/2011
NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) is pleased to announce its first free training video, An Introduction to OSCUI
Credit Unions Add Members, Grow Assets, and Build Net Worth in Third Quarter12/1/2011
Key indicators for the credit union industry generally improved or remained steady in the third quarter of 2011, according to the aggregated Call Report data.
NCUA Continues to Seek Recoveries, Files Suit Against Wachovia11/29/2011
NCUA has filed suit in Federal District Court in Kansas against Wachovia and its subsidiaries.
NCUA Improves in “Best Places to Work” Ratings within Federal Government11/21/2011
NCUA ranks first among federal employees under age 40, and fourth among women, as the “best place to work” among small federal agencies, according to ratings released last week by the Partnership for Public Service.
Matz: NCUA Meets or Exceeds Standards of Executive Order on Regulations11/14/2011
National Credit Union Administration Board Chairman Debbie Matz said NCUA is in full compliance with President Obama’s Executive Order to ensure that agencies design cost-effective regulations to promote economic growth and job creation.
NCUA Statement on the Illegal Release of Confidential Examination Information for DC FCU11/9/2011
Credit union examination results are confidential information and not for public release under the law.  This trust has been violated in the case of DC Federal Credit Union.
NCUA Launches New Agency Web Site11/1/2011
NCUA today launched its completely restructured and redesigned primary web site, and rolled out the second phase of its consumer-focused website, making key information easier to access.
NCUA, NTEU Sign Collective Bargaining Agreement10/26/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz and National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) President Colleen Kelley will sign a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) Nov. 1.
NCUA Board Comments on President’s Nomination10/21/2011
The NCUA Board members released the following statements today in reaction to President Obama’s nomination of Carla M. Leon-Decker to the NCUA Board.
Kutchey Appointed NCUA’s Deputy Executive Director10/20/2011
NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the appointment of John Kutchey as the agency’s new deputy executive director and chief operating officer. Kutchey will succeed Melinda Love in December upon her retirement.
Matz to Host Webinar Open to Entire Credit Union Industry10/17/2011
NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz has scheduled her third town hall webinar of 2011, open to the entire credit union industry: Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. EST.
NCUA Charters Stepping Stones FCU10/4/2011
The National Credit Union Administration’s Office of Consumer Protection today approved its first charter for a new credit union in 2011: Stepping Stones Federal Credit Union, located in Wilmington, Del.
FFIEC Announces New Executive Secretary 9/28/2011
Debbie Matz, Chairman of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council1 “Judy’s background and experience make her well suited for the position of FFIEC Executive Secretary,” said Ms. Matz...
NCUA Ranked among Top Performing Agencies 9/23/2011
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released the results of the 2011 Employee Viewpoint Survey, giving high marks to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) among 37 agencies ranked.
Matz Unveils Plan to Relieve Regulatory Burdens, Strengthen Safety and Soundness 9/19/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced a ?Regulatory Modernization Initiative? to keep credit unions safe and sound while relieving regulatory burdens.
NCUA's Consumer Website Goes Bilingual 8/26/2011
Do you have questions about credit unions? How do you ensure that your money is safe at a credit union? These questions and many more are answered on the MyCreditUnion.gov consumer website operated by NCUA.
NCUA Files Fourth Suit in String Against Securities Firms to Recover Billions 8/9/2011
The National Credit Union Administration filed suit today in California against New York firm Goldman Sachs & Co. alleging violations of federal and state securities laws, as well as misrepresentations in the sale of securities...
NCUA Announces Voluntary Prepayment of Stabilization Fund Assessments Results 8/2/2011
NCUA did not receive sufficient pledges from credit unions to meet the minimum threshold for triggering the Voluntary Prepayment of Corporate Stabilization Fund Assessment.
Matz Discusses Need for Capital Reform and Balanced Consolidation Policies 7/27/2011
Representing the United States at the World Credit Union Conference, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today addressed 1,700 attendees at the closing general session.
NCUA Gives Voice to Credit Unions as FSOC Releases First Emerging Risks Study -- Matz Signs Attestation for FSOC Annual Report 7/26/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz attested to Congress her approval of the Financial Stability and Oversight Council’s (FSOC) annual report with recommendations.
NCUA’s Voluntary Prepayment of Assessments Webinar Now Archived 7/21/2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today posted online its July 11 webinar on the Voluntary Prepayment of Corporate Stabilization Fund Assessments program.
Matz Cites Stronger, Safer Financial System 7/21/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz commented at the start of today’s Board meeting about the first anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
NCUA Files Third Suit in String Against Securities Firms to Recover Billions 7/18/2011
The National Credit Union Administration filed another suit today in California against RBS Securities, Inc. alleging violations of federal and state securities laws...
NCUA Expands Disaster Relief for Flooding in Missouri 7/1/2011
With more severe flooding now threatening new areas of Missouri, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz expanded the agency’s disaster relief policy to assist credit unions and their members...
NCUA Expands Disaster Relief for Flooded and Storm-Affected States 6/30/2011
With severe weather and flooding affecting areas of Montana, Nebraska, Indiana, Kansas and Iowa, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz expanded the agency’s disaster relief policy to assist...
Matz Proposes Strategy to Forge Stronger Credit Union System 6/30/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today outlined the four elements of a strategy to forge a stronger and more resilient credit union system: Resolution; Risk; Responsibility; and Revitalization.
Matz Comments on Interchange Rule 6/29/2011
In response to today’s approval of a final rule on interchange fee limits required by Section 1075 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman...
New Electronic Notification Systems Improve Communication Channels 6/22/2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) announced today the implementation of two new online communication systems for credit unions, consumers and the industry at large: NCUA Express and NCUA Dispatch.
NCUA Selects New Leaders in General Counsel, Examination and Insurance Offices 6/21/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced five senior personnel changes to take effect in August...
NCUA Suing Securities Firms to Recover Billions 6/20/2011
The National Credit Union Administration filed two suits today against securities firms alleging violations of federal and state securities laws and misrepresentations in the sale of hundreds of securities.
Statement of the Honorable Debbie Matz Chairman National Credit Union Administration “Credit Unions: Member Business Lending” Before the Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs6/16/2011
Jun 16, 2011
Statement of the Honorable Debbie Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration, speaking on "Credit Unions: Member Business Lending". Presented before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
NCUA Asks Congress to Lift Cap on Member Business Lending 6/16/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz testified today before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs regarding credit union member business lending (MBL).
Final NCUA Guaranteed Note Transaction Caps Successful Program 6/16/2011
The National Credit Union Administration today announced that the final NCUA Guaranteed Notes Trust (NGN 2011 M-1)offering, priced on June 6, closed.
Gill Appointed Senior Strategic Communications and External Relations Advisor to Chairman Matz 6/13/2011
National Credit Union Administration Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the appointment of James H. “Buddy” Gill, III, as the agency’s new senior strategic communications and external relations advisor.
NCUA Announces Online Financial Literacy Training Availability 6/10/2011
NCUA is offering a training module on financial statements for Federal Credit Union (FCU) volunteer officials on the NCUA LearnCenter at...
Credit Union Industry Financials Improve Despite Economic Hurdles 5/31/2011
Key credit union financial indicators show improvement in the first quarter of 2011, but economic conditions continue to pose a challenge for the system.
NCUA Preps for Hurricane Season 5/25/2011
In recognition of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz reminds credit unions to adopt contingency plans for potential weather disasters.
NCUA Assists Missouri Credit Unions after Tornado Disaster 5/24/2011
After one of the worst tornados in history hit Joplin, Mo., May 22, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz reminded residents of Joplin and other hard hit storm areas of the agency’s disaster relief policy...
NCUA Earns Clean Audits on 2010 Financial Reports 5/16/2011
The National Credit Union Administration today released 2010 audited financial reports for its four permanent funds, including the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF).
NCUA Expands Disaster Relief for Flood and Storm-Affected States Counties in Missouri, Tennessee, North Dakota and Minnesota Now Covered 5/11/2011
With severe flooding now threatening new areas of Missouri, Tennessee, North Dakota and Minnesota, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz expanded the agency’s disaster relief policy to assist...
NCUA Responds to Flooding and Expands Disaster Relief for Storm-Affected States 5/9/2011
With severe flooding continuing to threaten areas of Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky and Louisiana, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz activated the agency’s disaster relief policy...
Myers Named Director of NCUA's Small Credit Union Office 5/5/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the selection of William Myers, of Ithaca, N.Y., to lead the Office of Small Credit Union
Initiatives (OSCUI).
NCUA Expands Disaster Assistance in Southeast 5/2/2011
In the wake of the deadliest series of tornadoes in more than
85 years, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz activated the agency’s disaster relief policy to assist credit unions and their members...
Matz Outlines 3 Core Elements of a Strong Credit Union Syste5/2/2011
National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz
today outlined three core elements of a strong credit union system: “effective regulation, effective volunteer leadership, and effective outreach.”
NCUA Activates Disaster Assistance in Response to Deadly Tornadoes and Storms 4/30/2011
In the wake of the deadliest series of tornadoes in more than
85 years, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz activated the agency’s disaster relief policy to assist credit unions and their members in...
NCUA Observes Earth Day 4/22/2011
On Earth Day 2011, National Credit Union Administration(NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz highlighted some of the recent successes of the agency’s “greeNCUA” initiative and encouraged credit unions to use NCUA Express...
Matz Highlights NCUA and FFIEC Priorities during Online Interview 4/22/2011
In her first online interview since becoming Chairman of the
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz highlights her priorities for both the FFIEC...
NCUA Chairman Posts Video with Four Tips for Effective Comment Letters 4/21/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz has posted a video on the agency’s website to provide tips for writing effective comment letters.
Matz Promotes Financial Literacy Grants 4/13/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today encouraged low-income credit unions to apply for a new grant program known as the Financial Education and Financial Literacy Initiative.
NCUA Issues Advisory Letter to Credit Unions on Government Shutdown Planning 4/7/2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today issued a Letter to Credit Unions providing guidance about planning for a potential federal government shutdown.
Matz Named FFIEC Chair 4/4/2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has taken the helm at the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)1 for the first time in more than 20 years.
'NCUA-Safe' Campaign Reaches Over 150 Million Consumers 4/4/2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today announced that the “NCUA-Safe” campaign has now reached more than 150 million consumers, approximately 60 million of whom viewed it on television.
NCUA Guaranteed Note Transaction Completed 4/1/2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today announced that the NCUA Guaranteed Notes Trust 2011-R4 offering closed on Thursday, March 31, 2011.
Matz Launches NCUA's MyCreditUnion.gov 3/9/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today unveiled a new, free consumer tool -- MyCreditUnion.gov.
Credit Unions Expand Earnings, Control Delinquencies and Charge-offs 3/3/2011
Credit union earnings, shares, assets, and investments grew
despite slowing loan demand and the continuing economic challenges, according to fourthquarter Call Reports submitted by the nation’s 7,339 federally insured credit unions.
Matz: Credit Unions Remain Resilient in Tough Times 2/28/2011
National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz today said that strong NCUA oversight, combined with industry resilience, has saved credit unions over $1 billion in potential losses.
Chairman Matz Encourages Participation in America Saves/Military Saves Week 2/18/2011
National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz encourages credit unions to help their members to assess and take action to increase savings as preparations proceed for America Saves and Military Saves Week.
Matz Calls for Exemptions in Fed Interchange Rulemaking 2/16/2011
NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz today called upon the Federal Reserve to craft a debit card interchange rule that reflects Dodd-Frank Act language addressing small institution pricing issues.
Harper Named NCUA Director of Public and Congressional Affairs 2/8/2011
National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the appointment of Todd M. Harper as Director of Public and Congressional Affairs.
NCUA Adds Social Media Expertise 2/4/2011
NCUA has hired a new specialist in social media outreach as a way to ensure a vibrant and active presence in the social media sphere.
Initial 2011 NCUA Guaranteed Note Transaction Completed 1/27/2011
–The National Credit Union Administration today announced that the NCUA Guaranteed Notes Trust 2011-R1 offering priced on Tuesday, January 18 and closed on Thursday, January 27.
Registration Opens for NCUA's February 17 Virtual Town Hall 1/26/2011
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Debbie Matz will host a Town Hall Webinar Thursday, February 17 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. (EST). The free session is open to all.
NCUA Opens New Office of Minority and Women Inclusion 1/21/2011
Chairman Debbie Matz today cut the ribbon officially opening NCUA’s new Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI).
Matz Renews Call for Supplemental Capital 1/14/2011
NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz today called for changes to the net worth provisions of the Federal Credit Union Act that would enable financially strong credit unions to continue offering a full range of financial service...
Chairman Matz Statement on Federal Pay Freeze 1/4/2011
“Effective January 1, President Obama signed into law a federal pay freeze approved by Congress. This pay freeze affects federal workers whose salary increases were not negotiated under existing union contracts.
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