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Filene’s Stance on Proposed CFPB Small Dollar Lending Regulations

Filene’s Stance on Proposed CFPB Small Dollar Lending Regulations

After monitoring the ongoing conversation around the CFPB proposed regulations on Payday lending and other types of high cost installment loans, Filene takes a unanimous stance on the issue:

Research the proposed regulations, form an opinion, and submit a comment!

October 7 is the final day for credit unions and other institutions to let the CFPB know their thoughts, opinions, and concerns about the proposed rule.

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Top 10: Research Countdown

Top 10: Research Countdown

Our members often ask which Filene reports are most downloaded. 

Popularity doesn't always equate to "best", but this list is a darn good place to start.

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The Story of our Culture of Growth and Development

The Story of our Culture of Growth and Development

One fateful day at Filene, we received an email, and the subject line solemnly read, "Andrew Downin is leaving..."

SPOILER ALERT: After a collective panic attack had by all, the story ends with a win, for both Filene and for professional growth and development. Andrew tells the story in our newest podcast and we talk about opportunities that might be right for you to join Team Filene!

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The Story of the Centers of Excellence

The Story of the Centers of Excellence

If you’ve been keeping up with what Filene has been up to this year on the research front, you’ve heard about our Centers of Excellence. But you may be thinking, what really is a Center of Excellence? And how might it help my credit union better serve our members?

Check out this short video that sums up what we’re focusing on in each center.

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