MBL Cap Increase Would Answer Biz Loan Demand

While interest in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) lending programs continues to surge, the SBA in a recent release noted that "high-growth small businesses continue to face difficulties in accessing patient, long-term capital to grow and create jobs."  Read More

Fed Says it Will Maintain Monetary Policy For Now

Credit unions had no surprise last Wednesday when the Federal Reserve's policymaking group, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), announced it would maintain the monetary policy it set in September regarding bond-buying, Operation Twist, and near-zero targeted funds interest rates, said a Credit Union National Association senior economist.  Read More

CUNA Holds Hundreds of Hill Meetings During Recess

While many perceive pre-election recesses as a "down time" for the U.S. Congress, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has held daily meetings with Capitol Hill staffers since the current recess began earlier this month, making use of all opportunities to conduct critical credit union outreach.  Read More

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