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On CUNA's radar: Patent 'troll,' cybersecurity info-sharing hearings this week

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
As key credit unions issues are addressed in both chambers of Congress this week, CUNA will be engaged in the conversations and looking at how they might affect credit unions.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Marking America, Military Saves Week, NCUA releases new CU resources

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
New financial education resources have been released online by the National Credit Union Administration, as part of efforts for America and Military Saves Week, taking place this week.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CU CEO confidence rebounds

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
After a small dip in the third quarter, credit union CEO optimism has recovered, according to results of Catalyst Corporate FCU's Fourth Quarter 2014 Credit Union CEO Confidence Survey.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Leagues combat 'patent trolls' on many fronts

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
Credit union leagues continue to combat "patent trolls," which have plagued credit unions and other industries for years with frivolous patent infringement claims.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
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Valentines' Day spending up say CO-OP, TMG, Saylent

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
Research by three organizations serving the community-based financial institution industry reveals Valentine's Day-related purchasing surged in 2015.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Nussle on Bloomberg: CUs best suited to meet consumers' financial needs

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle refuted point-by-point longstanding misunderstandings about credit unions in an appearance on "Bloomberg Surveillance" Friday.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NCUA webinar highlights fair lending examination procedures

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
A webinar hosted by National Credit Union Administration staff Friday gave credit unions a look at how the agency conducts fair lending examinations.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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House Fin Services to hold monetary policy, FHA hearings this week

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
The House Financial Services Committee Friday announced two hearings for this week: one to receive the semiannual report on monetary policy and the state of the economy from the Federal Reserve chair, the other to examine the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Small biz lending resource center launched by NCUA

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
A new Web page launched Friday by the National Credit Union Administration contains information about member business lending.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Mich league helps consumers reinvent retirement

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
Only about half of Americans are saving for retirement through a work retirement plan, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help give Michigan residents the tools they need to better prepare for their golden years, Michigan credit unions, led by the Michigan Credit Union League, are doing their part to give people the tools to help them plan.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Ditch banks, turn to CUs to stretch finances: CSU columnist

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
A recent column in a Colorado State University newspaper offered some sound financial advice to college students: Lose the bank, and head on over to a local credit union.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA welcomes NCUA's review of 'small entity' threshold

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
CUNA welcomes the National Credit Union Administration's review of the definition of "small entity."2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
Categories: Credit Union News

FASB credit losses plan likely to be detrimental to CUs, warns CUNA

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
A Financial Accounting Standards Board proposal regarding credit losses is "likely to have a significant, detrimental impact on a number of credit unions and their members."2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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NCUSIF ended 2014 with equity ratio of 129%

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
The National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund had an equity ratio of 1.29% at the end of 2014, according to National Credit Union Administration Chief Financial Officer Rendell Jones.2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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Community charter approved for LICU with well-documented service to underserved

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
A documented legacy of serving the underserved and plans to extend that reach led the National Credit Union Administration to approve alteration of the community charter for Taunton FCU.2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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CU's 2nd bank acquisition helps CU serve more in 3 Ga counties

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
Five Star CU has signed an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets and assume deposits and other liabilities of Farmers State Bank, Lumpkin, Ga., the credit union's second planned acquisition of a bank in two years. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals and bank shareholder approval, will bring credit union services to three Georgia counties previously only served by Farmers State Bank.2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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MoneyTalksNews offers 9 reasons to join a CU

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
The online personal finance site MoneyTalksNews offered consumers "9 Reasons to Love Credit Unions (And Not Big Banks)" in a recent article.2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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Car loans continue upward trend: Experian

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
Total outstanding balances on car loans continued their upward climb in the fourth quarter of 2014, reaching an all-time high of $886 billion, according to Experian Automotive.2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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World Council provides relief amid severe flooding in Malawi

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:50am
The World Council of Credit Unions contributed $25,000 from its disaster relief fund to help rebuild Nsanje Community SACCO--one of the Malawi Union Savings and Credit Cooperatives.2015-02-20T00:00:00-06:002015-02-20T13:50:21Z
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CU leaders bring 'robust agenda' to CUNA GAC Hill visits

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 4:44am
Nearly 5,000 credit union leaders will bring a robust agenda to members of the U.S. Congress and other policymakers at CUNA's upcoming Governmental Affairs Conference, says CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan.2015-02-19T00:00:00-06:002015-02-19T10:44:05Z
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