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GAC countdown: Treasury's Gerety, CFPB's Martinez invited to join power-packed lineup

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:57am
With CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference set to kick off in less than a week, two key federal policymakers have been added to a lineup that already features a number of high-profile regulatory and legislative policymakers.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T14:57:35Z
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GAC countdown: Treasury's Gerety, CFPB's Martinez join power-packed lineup

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
With CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference set to kick off in less than a week, two key federal policymakers have been added to a lineup that already features a number of high-profile regulatory and legislative policymakers.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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New bill highlights support in Congress for NCUA budget transparency

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-Fla.) wants the U.S. Government Accountability Office to study the National Credit Union Administration's budgeting practices and identify ways the agency can increase the transparency of its process to its regulated credit unions, the U.S. Congress, and the public in general. It is a goal strongly advocated by CUNA and the trade association has worked steadily toward that end since the NCUA ceased its budget-hearing process in 2009.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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CUNA backs Miller bill to ease vets' access to CU biz loans

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
A bill that would exempt business loans to veterans from credit unions' statutory cap was introduced Friday by Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and has CUNA's support.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Nussle, Cummins share CU difference with Minn biz journal

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
The Minnesota Business Journal received an education in the credit union difference recently, as Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, and Mark Cummins, president/CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, sat down with the publication to talk data breaches, legislative priorities and credit union growth.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Pew: Americans' optimism tempered by fin insecurity

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
U.S. consumers feel better about their day-to-day finances and the economy than they have in years, but Jane and Joe Average are still not getting ahead, according to a survey conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Consumer Protection Week aligns with CU model: Nussle

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
Credit unions welcome the designation of March 1-7 as National Consumer Protection Week as a way to highlight resources available to help consumers manage their money, handle credit and debt, stay safe online and avoid identity theft, said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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CUNA recommends CU candidates for CFPB advisory groups

CUNA News Now - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
CUNA noted in a letter Friday that credit union representation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau through membership on its advisory boards is key to ensuring the unique perspective of credit unions is not only heard, but also taken into consideration as a part of any and all rulemakings affecting credit unions.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Veterans' MBL Exemption Bill Reintroduced

CU Times - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 9:39pm
Florida Congressman Jeff Miller reintroduces a bill that would exempt loans to veterans from the MBL cap.
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Credit Union Wine Auction Raises $1M for CMN

CU Times - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 9:26pm
Credit Unions for Kids benefits Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in California and Nevada.
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GAO Study Bill Targets NCUA Budget

CU Times - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 4:19pm
A NAFCU-backed bill introduced by Rep. Mike Mulvaney (R-S.C.) would require a GAO study of the NCUA's operating budget and funds.
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Credit Unions Cash in on Improving Economy

CU Times - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:00pm
Credit unions are in a good position to ride the economic wave.
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Mortgage Security Fuels CUNA Mutual's New Tool

CU Times - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:00pm
CUNA Mutual and financial technology provider D+H team up for credit union mortgage payment protection insurance product.
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Six Strategies to Attract Young Members

CU Times - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:00pm
Explore ways to establish and maintain relationships with young members.
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CUNA Hires Former Begich Assistant

CU Times - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 5:47pm
Robert Henson is CUNA's new Associate Director of Advocacy.
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Affinity, NJ League Seek Affordable Housing Partners

CU Times - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 5:42pm
The $2.3B Affinity FCU spearheads effort to link borrowers, lenders and investors in New Jersey.
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Bankrate highlights CU affordability vs banks: 'No surprise,' says Nussle

CUNA News Now - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
Credit unions continue to offer free checking accounts to their members at a high rate, while more and more banks continue to charge for them, according to a recent report from Bankrate.com . CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle says that with their lower fees and better rates, more and more Americans are discovering that credit unions are their best financial partner.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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Tweets tell savings story during NCUA Twitter chat

CUNA News Now - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
Credit unions and their members shared tips for building up savings in a Twitter chat Thursday held as part of America Saves and Military Saves Week.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUNA: Cyberthreat center could be helpful, more needed to address CUs' concerns

CUNA News Now - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
While CUNA supports the concept of information sharing as a key component to combating cyberthreats, a new White House initiative does not go far enough in addressing cybersecurity issues for credit unions.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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'Patent troll' hearing furthers conversation on combating abusive demands

CUNA News Now - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee explored the best ways to limit deceptive patent demand letters in a hearing Wednesday.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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