Straight to The Point: Nov. 27


Good morning, and welcome back from what was hopefully an enjoyable holiday weekend. The Senate is in session today, and tax reform legislation is expected to take a front seat this week. The House has one more day off. Here’s what’s happening in the world of credit unions on this Monday morning:

star3 The question over who is actually in charge at the CFPB is harmful for both consumers and businesses, said New York Credit Union Association President/CEO William J. Mellin – The Point

star3 George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, will discuss the challenges facing the nation in the 21st century during the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference – The Point

star3 Last call: The deadline to apply to “crash” the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference is tomorrow, Nov. 28 – Cooperative Trust

star3 New research found that one in five emails comes from an unauthorized sender – CU Times

star3 Despite a 2 percent increase in October, existing home sales were still down year over year – CUToday

star3 More baby boomers are forgoing homeownership and choosing to rent, with many looking for the same type of living environment as their millennial counterparts – PYMNTS

star3 A new survey revealed that a majority of small businesses oppose the Republican tax plan, and more than 50 percent of those surveyed believe the plan favors large corporations – The Hill

star3 Projections and early estimates show that shoppers will continue to ditch the hassle of crowded stores and malls for the convenience of shopping online this holiday season – Bloomberg

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