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Exam fairness bill is big step in right direction, CUNA says

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:14am
A bill that would reform federal examinations of financial institutions is a strong step forward ensuring fair exams are conducted by federal regulators, CUNA believes.2015-04-29T00:00:00-05:002015-04-29T09:14:23Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Consumers overwhelmingly trust FIs with personal data: Accenture

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:14am
Consumers trust their financial institutions to safeguard their personal data far more than any other type of organization, according to a recent report from Accenture.2015-04-29T00:00:00-05:002015-04-29T09:14:23Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Defense Authorization provision would delay MLA changes

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:14am
A provision added to the National Defense Authorization Act would delay implementation of changes to certain rules under the Military Lending Act, until a report on the effects of those changes on servicemembers is prepared.2015-04-29T00:00:00-05:002015-04-29T09:14:23Z
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No ruling on additional Target settlement motion by small FIs

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:14am
The judge overseeing matters related to the Target breach did not rule Monday on whether to approve the motion filed by financial institutions to block part of the $19 million settlement recently reached between by Target and MasterCard.2015-04-29T00:00:00-05:002015-04-29T09:14:23Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Wash, Mont governors sign state CU act updates

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:14am
Bills updating credit union laws in two states were signed by their respective governors over the past few days.2015-04-29T00:00:00-05:002015-04-29T09:14:23Z
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TROL Act doesn't address core problems, CUNA says before markup

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:14am
The Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act would not address core problems presented by patent assertion entities, CUNA and other financial trade organizations told U.S. House members today before the bill is marked up by the House Energy and Commerce committee.2015-04-29T00:00:00-05:002015-04-29T09:14:23Z
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RBC2 comments are in: When might CUs see a draft final?

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
CUNA anticipates the National Credit Union Administration will issue a finalized version of its revised risk-based capital proposal in late 2015 at the earliest.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
Categories: Credit Union News

aSmarterChoice, NerdWallet co-host fin lit month Twitter chat

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
Financial Literacy Month activities will continue April 29 with a Twitter chat hosted by aSmarterChoice and NerdWallet on the future of saving.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
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CUs plant seeds for Apple Watch support

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
Time will tell if last week's launch of the Apple Watch marks a new era in consumer electronics. But there are credit unions among the businesses who want to serve consumers through Apple's latest attempt to raise the digital bar.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
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Credit-builder loans from CUs boost members' credit files

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
A recent article on CreditCards.com highlighted how credit unions offer credit-builder loans to help consumers establish or boost their credit profile.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
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HUD requires additional foreclosure prevention from servicers

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
Loan servicers will be required to delay mortgage foreclosures and evaluate borrowers for their eligibility for loss-mitigation programs, based on changes to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Distressed Asset Stabilization Program.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
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Consumers' fin anxiety reflects last year's levels in Gallup survey

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
Consumers' financial concerns aren't limited to one topic, and half of Americans have the same level of financial anxiety as last year, according to Gallup's annual Financial Worry survey.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
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NCUA grant initiatives webinar is today

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:06am
A National Credit Union Administration webinar titled "NCUA 2015 Grant and Loan Opportunities" will begin at 2 p.m. (ET) today and is scheduled to last 90 minutes.2015-04-28T00:00:00-05:002015-04-28T10:06:16Z
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CUNA to serve as clearinghouse for TNC legislation info

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
As legislation regarding transportation network companies (TNCs) such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is being considered in at least 35 states, CUNA is serving as a clearinghouse for expertise, guidance and information regarding TNCs.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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Nussle highlights CU data breach costs, reg relief on Bloomberg radio

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle took to the airwaves Friday to highlight the massive costs facing credit unions due to the increasing number of merchant data breaches.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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More than 1,650 RBC2 comments filed by Friday: Deadline is today

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
As of late Friday afternoon, credit unions, state credit union leagues, CUNA and other stakeholders had sent 1,654 comment letters on the National Credit Union Administration revised risk-based capital proposal.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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Class is in session for Fin Lit Day on Capitol Hill

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
National Financial Literacy Month was in full swing at the nation's capital Friday, as the Capitol morphed into a giant classroom for Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill, organized by the Jump$tart Coalition, Junior Achievement USA and the Council for Economic Education.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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DDoS attacks shorter, intense, more expensive: VeriSign

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
Distributed denial of service attacks can, at best, be an annoyance for a business or organization trying to run a website. At worst, they can expose weaknesses that cybercriminals can exploit.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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Purposeful culture fosters 'best' companies: CUNA HR/TD Council

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
Creating a "best" organization requires a culture of purpose with heart and soul, said Jackie Freiberg at the opening keynote address of the CUNA HR/TD Council Conference in Hollywood, Calif., last week.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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CUNA Councils unveils new website, resources

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:57am
CUNA Councils today launched its enhanced and upgraded website with more user-friendly features, streamlined content and a more accessible format.2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:002015-04-27T09:57:10Z
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