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Tax services from CUs return value to communities

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 4:24am
Filing tax returns can be challenging and a little scary. Credit unions, with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, step up to help consumers file their taxes properly and receive the tax credits they've earned.2015-03-26T00:00:00-05:002015-03-26T09:24:21Z
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HFSC to vote on reg relief package today

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 4:24am
CUNA continues to monitor the advancement of nine regulatory relief bills being considered by the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, which is expected to vote on a relief package today.2015-03-26T00:00:00-05:002015-03-26T09:24:21Z
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Consumers steadfast in trust of FIs keeping personal info secure

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
Consumers trust credit unions and banks much more than brick-and-mortar retailers to keep personal information and data secure, according to a recent Gallup poll.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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Jobs, small biz credit get boost with MBL cap lift: CUNA to senators

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
Statutory limits on credit union member business lending restricts the growth of small business and the jobs it creates, CUNA told members of the U.S. Senate Banking subcommittee on securities, insurance and investment.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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CU Hero: Spirit of survival for Miss league's Elliott

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
As president/CEO of the Mississippi Credit Union Association, Charles Elliott witnessed credit unions struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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Donovan: Data bill 'interesting,' but more is needed

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan says the draft data breach bill under consideration by a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee yesterday and today is "pretty interesting."2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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3rd consecutive dues rebate for LSCU members

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
For the third consecutive year, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and Affiliates will provide a dues rebate to its affiliated credit unions in Alabama and Florida.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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Compliance: CFPB updates TILA-RESPA materials with latest revisions

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
In preparation for the Aug. 1 implementation date for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Truth-in-Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosures rule, the bureau has updated a number of its materials relating to the rule.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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CU memberships outpace 2014 population growth in New England

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
The Cooperative Credit Union Association reported this week that each of the three New England states it represents--Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island--experienced membership growth increases between six and 15 times that of their states' population growth rates.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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FCUs will share tech grant benefits at April 15 webinar

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:21am
Two federal credit unions will share their experiences using grant funds to introduce new technologies to better serve their members during a National Credit Union Administration webinar scheduled for April 15.2015-03-25T00:00:00-05:002015-03-25T09:21:35Z
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9 CUNA-backed reg relief bills to be marked up by HFSC this week

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:18am
A number of regulatory relief bills will be marked up by the U.S. House Financial Services Committee Wednesday, including bills supported by CUNA.2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:002015-03-24T09:18:59Z
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Merchants push status quo when innovation is key to data security: CUNA, trades tell Congress

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:18am
CUNA and other financial trade organizations have written to members of Congress asking one question: Why are merchants fighting to maintain a status quo that is clearly not working for consumers?2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:002015-03-24T09:18:59Z
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CUNA member activation momentum grows after GAC

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:18am
Just days removed from the end of CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, the trade association's Member Activation Program already counts 80 credit unions representing 32 states and the District of Columbia as participants.2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:002015-03-24T09:18:59Z
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Costs, burdens should be minimized for prepaid accounts: CUNA to CFPB

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:18am
New regulatory requirements, and the associated compliance costs, for credit unions offering prepaid accounts should be minimized, CUNA told the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a letter filed Monday.2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:002015-03-24T09:18:59Z
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Patent hearing, budget discussion on CUNA's radar this week

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:18am
With both the U.S. Senate and House in session this week, CUNA has a number of meetings on its radar, including markups of regulatory relief bills and a data security and breach notification bill, as well as budget resolutions and several hearings.2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:002015-03-24T09:18:59Z
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'Bad guys' will always be there: Calif CU CEO panel

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:18am
Data breaches and those who perpetrate them are on the minds of credit union leaders nationwide. That includes the three CEOs who took part in a panel discussion on cybersecurity during a California Credit Union League Orange County Chapter meeting recently in Tustin, Calif.2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:002015-03-24T09:18:59Z
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CUs continue to deliver free checking: CUNA survey

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:15am
The financial value that credit unions provide to members--and consumers overall--is illustrated by the results from CUNA's latest fees report, which notes 80% of credit unions that offer checking accounts do so at no cost to members.2015-03-23T00:00:00-05:002015-03-23T09:16:07Z
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Improvements needed in NCUA's EGRPRA reviews: CUNA

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:15am
CUNA took the opportunity to urge the National Credit Union Administration to consider improvements in the process by which it reviews rules and regulations in a letter filed with the agency Friday.2015-03-23T00:00:00-05:002015-03-23T09:16:07Z
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CUNA lends support to residential parity, MSA study bills

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:15am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle has written to several members of the U.S. Congress to express CUNA's support for two pieces of regulatory relief legislation introduced last week.2015-03-23T00:00:00-05:002015-03-23T09:16:07Z
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NCUA files suit against HSBC as trustee of $2B in RMBS

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:15am
The National Credit Union Administration has filed a lawsuit suit in federal court against HSBC Bank USA, National Association, alleging the bank violated state and federal law by failing to fulfill its duties as trustee for 37 residential mortgage-backed securities trusts.2015-03-23T00:00:00-05:002015-03-23T09:16:07Z
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