Weekly Coffee Break: Roundup of Industry News
Every week, we’ll share a roundup of industry news links because these resources have informed and inspired us. Here’s our weekly roundup of industry news:
400 million people to rely on robotic car sharing by 2030, analysis shows – Once self-driving cars hit the road, one automotive research company projects, vehicle ownership will quickly become a thing of the past. According to an independent analysis by ABI Research, 400 million people worldwide will rely on shared self-driving cars for their mobility by 2030.
House Members Pressure CFPB to Ease Up on Credit Unions – Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) penned a letter in support of credit unions Tuesday and sent it to CFPB Director Richard Cordray. The letter, signed by a bipartisan group of 330 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, called for the bureau to use its rulemaking exemption authority within the Dodd-Frank Act to protect credit unions and other community-based financial institutions.
Stanford psychologist tells us how to fight workplace burnout – At the end of a work day, do you feel spent, burned out, fit for nothing more strenuous than a glass of wine and a couch-based communion with your favorite TV show? Join the club.
While working hard is admirable, our tendency to stay in a state of high alert can deplete us, both mentally and physically, according to Emma Seppala, the science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, and author of the new book “The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success.”
329 House members ask CFPB to exempt credit unions – CFPB Director Richard Cordray received a letter Monday signed by a bipartisan group of 329 House members urging the bureau to use its Dodd-Frank Act authority to exempt credit unions from certain rulemakings. The letter, initiated by Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, praises credit unions and community banks for their focus on local lending and community development. The signers urge Cordray to use CFPB’s authority under Section 1022(b)(3)(a) in the Dodd-Frank Act to adapt regulations by exempting “any class” of entity from its rulemakings.