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CUNA files amicus brief in important Florida interchange case

6 hours 17 min ago
CUNA filed an amicus brief Thursday 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.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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7 new reg relief bills help welcome CUs to DC for CUNA GAC

6 hours 17 min ago
As CUNA looks forward to welcoming nearly 5,000 credit union advocates to Washington next week for its 2015 Governmental Affairs Conference, Ryan Donovan, the association's chief advocacy officer, sent out a special edition of CUNA's weekly "Legislative Update" to CUNA members Thursday. The update highlights seven bills introduced in the last week that, if enacted, will help remove barriers for credit unions to more fully serve their members.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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Nussle: Need for reg relief must trump banks' tired tax attacks

6 hours 17 min ago
The Independent Community Bankers of America unveiled its list of 2015 policy priorities on Tuesday and CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle noted that it highlights how similar the advocacy priorities of credit unions and small banks are--but with one very unfortunate exception.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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Interchange-fee cap bill halted in Colo

6 hours 17 min ago
Legislation in Colorado that would have prohibited collection of interchange fees on state and local taxes was halted during a committee hearing Wednesday.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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NH CUs briefed on IOLTAs

6 hours 17 min ago
The Cooperative Credit Union Association partnered with the New Hampshire Bar Association this week to put on a compliance training session for handling Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts and other escrow accounts.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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CEO confidence up, but reg concerns increase: Abound survey

6 hours 17 min ago
Credit union CEO optimism for 2015 is tempered by concerns of increased regulatory burden, according to Abound Resources.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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CUNA Mutual reports 4th consecutive year of growth

6 hours 17 min ago
An improved lending environment contributed to the fourth consecutive year of earnings growth for CUNA Mutual Group, the company reported Thursday.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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