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CUNA backs Miller bill to ease vets' access to CU biz loans

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
A bill that would exempt business loans to veterans from credit unions' statutory cap was introduced Friday by Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and has CUNA's support.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Nussle, Cummins share CU difference with Minn biz journal

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
The Minnesota Business Journal received an education in the credit union difference recently, as Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, and Mark Cummins, president/CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, sat down with the publication to talk data breaches, legislative priorities and credit union growth.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Pew: Americans' optimism tempered by fin insecurity

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
U.S. consumers feel better about their day-to-day finances and the economy than they have in years, but Jane and Joe Average are still not getting ahead, according to a survey conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Consumer Protection Week aligns with CU model: Nussle

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
Credit unions welcome the designation of March 1-7 as National Consumer Protection Week as a way to highlight resources available to help consumers manage their money, handle credit and debt, stay safe online and avoid identity theft, said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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CUNA recommends CU candidates for CFPB advisory groups

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57am
CUNA noted in a letter Friday that credit union representation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau through membership on its advisory boards is key to ensuring the unique perspective of credit unions is not only heard, but also taken into consideration as a part of any and all rulemakings affecting credit unions.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T10:57:14Z
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Bankrate highlights CU affordability vs banks: 'No surprise,' says Nussle

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
Credit unions continue to offer free checking accounts to their members at a high rate, while more and more banks continue to charge for them, according to a recent report from Bankrate.com . CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle says that with their lower fees and better rates, more and more Americans are discovering that credit unions are their best financial partner.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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Tweets tell savings story during NCUA Twitter chat

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
Credit unions and their members shared tips for building up savings in a Twitter chat Thursday held as part of America Saves and Military Saves Week.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUNA: Cyberthreat center could be helpful, more needed to address CUs' concerns

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
While CUNA supports the concept of information sharing as a key component to combating cyberthreats, a new White House initiative does not go far enough in addressing cybersecurity issues for credit unions.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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'Patent troll' hearing furthers conversation on combating abusive demands

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee explored the best ways to limit deceptive patent demand letters in a hearing Wednesday.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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Amias Gerety nominated for Treasury's asst sec of FIs

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
President Barack Obama has announced the nomination of Amias Gerety to the position of assistant secretary for financial institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUs as public funds depositories high on Fla legislative agenda

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
Public funds depository choice will be the top legislative priority of the Florida Credit Union Association when the Florida Legislature convenes Monday, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions said.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUNA, Coopera release new toolkit for outreach to Spanish-speaking members

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
CUNA and Coopera have announced the latest addition to their partnership product suite, the Spanish Language Seminar in a Box for Members series--Organice sus Archivos Financieros. The seminar, which translates to Organize Your Financial Records, was created to help credit unions better serve their Hispanic members.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUNA continues to press for patent law reforms

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
CUNA continues to press for patent law reforms that would ban abusive patent demand letters and lawsuits that can harm the financial services industry, as well as the consumers it serves.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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Legislators take notice during Wash CU advocate visits

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Washington legislators took notice of state credit union advocates who gathered in Olympia on Feb. 19 for two reasons: Their wardrobe and the size of their group.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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CUs' youth fin lit initiatives get FLEC spotlight

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Credit unions got a chance to highlight their mission of increasing youth financial literacy Wednesday before the U.S. Treasury's Financial Literacy and Education Commission.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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DHS workers can rely on CUs in case of gov't shutdown

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
As both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress continue debate of a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, dollars needed to pay federal employees as soon as this weekend hang in the balance.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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McCarthy, Heck visit Calif, Nev CUs

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Two members of the U.S. Congress visited credit unions in California and Nevada last week during the President's Day district work period, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues reported.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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CFPB may temporarily suspend credit card agreement submissions

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Credit card issuers could see a reduced burden for one year under a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposal issued this week.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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Nat'l CU Foundation, CU CEO present youth savings info to FLEC today

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
Credit union leaders will tout the movement's dedication to youth financial literacy today in a presentation to the U.S. Treasury's Financial Literacy Education Commission.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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CUs have solid finish in GOBankingRates' best FIs of 2015

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
It's the cream of the crop of financial institutions. After ranking the top financial institutions in their respective industries as part of its "Best Banks" of 2015 series, GOBankingRates.com released Tuesday its definitive list of the top financial institutions in the United States across all types.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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