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Fazio describes NCUA reg relief approach to Senate panel

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
The National Credit Union Administration will consider raising the Regulatory Flexibility Act definition of small credit union to an asset threshold of $100 million or less at its next board meeting, the agency testified before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee Tuesday.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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Senate reintroduces CUNA-backed bill easing rules for privacy notices

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
A bill that would reduce credit union regulatory burden and enhance consumer protections by modernizing privacy notifications was introduced in the Senate Tuesday.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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CUNA, coalition urge broad lawmaker support of Mortgage Choice Act

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
CUNA is urging federal lawmakers to attach their support--and names--to a bill intended to "restore a full and open competitive market" by clarifying the definition of mortgage fees and points.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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FEMA proposal could spike costs for CUs, other flood-zone lenders: CUNA

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
CUNA is warning the Federal Emergency Management Agency that proposed changes to its standard form for determining whether a property is located in a flood-hazard zone could double the work and cost for credit unions and others that use the form.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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LSCU reports 2014 accomplishments, outlines 2015 goals

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions released its annual self-assessment, a measure of the league's accomplishments on behalf of its member credit unions in the areas of governmental affairs, education, cooperative initiatives and communications.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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CUs pose IRR, FOM, sup cap, overdraft and other questions to NCUA, CFPB

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
At a town-hall style webinar with federal regulators Tuesday, credit unions had the opportunity to ask questions on a wide range of topics from a potential interest-rate risk rule to what's going on with recently formed working groups on key issues.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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Model bylaws available for Wash-chartered CUs

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
State-chartered credit unions in Washington may soon operate under a new set of bylaws thanks to the efforts of a work group recently assembled by the Northwest Credit Union Association.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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'Patent troll' bill on Mt CUs' watch list

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
The Montana Credit Union Network has its eyes on a number of bills traveling through the legislative process this week, including a "patent troll" bill and two others that directly affect state-chartered credit unions.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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SBA touts CUs as source of small biz capital, works with CUNA

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
CUNA and the Ohio Credit Union League joined Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet in Cincinnati Monday to highlight the mutually beneficial relationship between credit unions and the SBA.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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Switch to a CU in 2015, says Motley Fool

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
2015 is the year for consumers to make the switch to a credit union, says a recently published article on The Motley Fool personal investment website.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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CUNA tips can help CU members in wake of massive Anthem breach

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
The breach involving Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., the second largest health insurer in the United States, may be one of the most harmful yet. Michelle Dosher, CUNA market research and consumer education managing editor, warns consumers should be on the lookout for scammers mimicking emails purportedly sent from Anthem asking for personal information.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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Definition of 'small entity' tops NCUA's Feb 19 agenda

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
A possibility for regulatory relief highlights the agenda for the National Credit Union Administration's Feb. 19 board meeting.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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FOM, fixed-assets, loan participations on NCUA annual rule review

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
Public comments are now being accepted by the National Credit Union Administration on the agency's list of regulations it will review in 2015.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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SBC seeks CU, small bank reg relief ideas in today's hearing

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will conduct a hearing involving financial institutions today for the first time in the 114th Congress, and the topic will be regulatory relief for credit unions and community banks.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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Beacon CU's bank acquisition keeps ag focus

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
Beacon CU, Wabash, Ind., with $1 billion in assets, has reached an agreement to purchase Midwest Ag Finance, an Indiana-based provider of farm-related loan products and services.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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ND CUs score win with defeat of card-hold bill

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
On Friday the North Dakota House voted down a proposed debit card bill. The legislation would have reduced the time allowed to release a debit card hold when the transaction was satisfied by another payment type.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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Curtain rises in less than a month for CUNA GAC

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
In less than a month, nearly 5,000 credit union leaders will be coming together in Washington, D.C., for CUNA's 2015 Governmental Affairs Conference--the credit union movement's premier conference.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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SBA, with CUNA, Ohio league, to spotlight benefits of agency programs

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
The U.S. Small Business Administration has invited CUNA and the Ohio Credit Union League to join the agency and a federal lawmaker in Cincinnati today for a dialogue about further lending innovation and increasing access to capital. It will be followed by a 10 a.m. (CT) press event.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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CUANM makes great strides with state data-breach bill

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
With strong support from the Credit Union Association of New Mexico, a New Mexico House subcommittee last week unanimously passed House Bill 217, which would require notification by merchants when security breaches involving personal identifying information occur.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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NCUA, SBA to team up to help CUs provide more capital to small biz

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
The National Credit Union Administration and U.S. Small Business Administration announced a partnership Friday intended to help small businesses connect with local credit unions to get better access to capital.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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