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NEW: CUNA files amicus brief in Florida interchange case

1 hour 17 min ago
CUNA today filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in a case raising many of the policy issues surrounding credit card interchange fees.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T06:13:15Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA-backed bill would allow CU input into 'rural' definition

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
Reps. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) and Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas) have reintroduced the Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act, a CUNA-supported bill that would grant credit unions and other lenders greater input into rural-area designations.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Memberships, loans continue positive trend: CUNA's monthly survey

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
Loans outstanding and credit union memberships both posted solid gains in January, according to the latest CUNA credit union monthly estimates.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
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App puts CUNA's GAC in palms of attendees' hands

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
It's hard to imagine--given this year's expected record-breaking turnout--that the entire CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference experience could fit in the palm of your hand.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Bill introduced to change CFPB leadership structure

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
A bill that would broaden the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was introduced Wednesday by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas).2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Luetkemeyer introduces 'good first step' toward reg relief, Nussle says

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
CUNA expressed its appreciation Wednesday for a bill introduced by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) that contains several regulatory relief provisions.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Webinar highlights CU benefits in SBA programs

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
Member business lending at credit unions has increased steadily for the past 20 years, even through the financial crisis, according to the National Credit Union Administration.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Maine league testifies in support of fin ed bill

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
The Maine Credit Union League re-emphasized credit unions' leadership role in youth financial education statewide during Monday's testimony before the Maine Legislature's Joint Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
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MBL bill a common-sense boost to economic recovery, Nussle tells lawmakers

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
A bill that would allow credit unions to increase their member business lending will be a boost to the economy, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said Tuesday.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CU Effect: St Louis Community collaborates to save homes with FHLB grant

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Anne may have had a roof over her head, but for some time that roof scarcely provided the Ferguson, Mo., resident any comfort.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA writes to support QM, NCUA study bills

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
CUNA has sent letters in support of two recently introduced pieces of legislation that help serve the credit union community.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
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Circuit court restores NCUA RMBS suit vs Barclays

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
The Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has restored a National Credit Union Administration lawsuit that had charged Barclays Capital Inc. with misrepresenting the quality of more than $550 million in residential mortgage-backed securities sold to corporate credit unions.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NCUA announces March 25 FOM webinar

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Credit unions looking at altering their fields of membership can tune into a webinar just announced by the National Credit Union Administration for March 25.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
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Two-thirds of fraud victims received data breach notifications: Javelin

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Fraudsters stole $16 billion from 12.7 million consumers in 2014, equaling one new identity fraud victim every two seconds, according to a recent study by Javelin Strategy and Research.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
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Awareness hinders consumers' switch to CUs, says BancVue

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Consumers love the local flavor that credit unions provide, but lack of awareness and some misplaced perceptions may be preventing many of them from making the switch to community-based financial institutions.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
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CUNA-backed MBL bill reintroduced to raise cap to 275%

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
CUNA welcomed the reintroduction Monday of a bill that would raise the cap on credit union member business lending to 27.5% of assets.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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Bill to codify CU Advisory Council, create small biz panel is introduced

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
A House bill was reintroduced Monday that would both establish a Small Business Advisory Board to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as well as codify the bureau's existing credit union and community bank advisory councils.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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2014 CU loan growth reached a 9-year high: NCUA 4Q numbers

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Loan growth at federally insured credit unions climbed last year to the highest level since 2005, according to fourth quarter data released by the National Credit Union Administration Monday.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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On CUNA's radar: CFPB report to Congress, cybersecurity

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray will deliver the bureau's sixth semiannual report to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee today, one of several hearings CUNA will be paying close attention to this week.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
Categories: Credit Union News

FASB credit-losses proposal most-read Feb News Now article

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
An article reporting that the Financial Accounting Standards Board proposal regarding credit losses would likely "have a significant, detrimental impact on a number of credit unions and their members" was the most-read News Now article in February.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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