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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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Wis CUs see 112% loan growth in 2014

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
Wisconsin credit unions reported a lending increase of 11.2% in 2014 compared with 2013, according to the state Department of Financial Institutions.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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'Significant' concerns with same-day ACH plan, CUNA says

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
While same-day automated clearinghouse payments would create a faster payments option, CUNA has significant concerns about the same-day ACH proposal issued by NACHA--The Electronic Payments Association.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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Strong gains show jobs 'picked up steam,' CUNA's Hampel to AP

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:37am
The U.S. economy in 2014 added the most jobs in one calendar year since 1999, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Over the course of the year, the economy added an average of 260,000 jobs per month.2015-02-09T00:00:00-06:002015-02-09T10:37:32Z
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CUNA to take reg relief message to Senate at Feb 12 hearing

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
CUNA will testify at an upcoming U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on regulatory relief scheduled for Feb. 12.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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House passes CUNA-backed bill to examine rulemaking effects

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
A bill that would force regulators to take into account small businesses during the rulemaking process was passed Thursday by the U.S. House by a vote of 260-163.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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CUNA Dec estimates capture historic CU membership growth

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
Credit union memberships in 2014, the year in which the credit union movement surpassed the 100 million memberships milestone, rose at the fastest pace in more than two decades, according to CUNA's monthly credit union estimates.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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Sens consider GLBA as breach law base: CUNA wants GLBA standards

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
Members of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on consumer protection, product safety, insurance and data security discussed the potential of using security specifications in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act as a model for building a national data security standard, in a hearing Thursday.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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CUNA-supported bill would limit reputation risk enforcement

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
A bill limiting federal regulators' ability to pressure financial institutions to terminate specific accounts or restrict services to consumers was introduced Thursday and has CUNA support.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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Carolinas move forward with IOLTAs after CUNA-backed win

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
In December, with strong support from CUNA, President Barack Obama signed into law the Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act, which in effect permits credit unions to offer Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts. But before credit unions can offer these and other types of trust accounts, they must navigate the individual state laws that dictate the way the accounts are structured and governed.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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PCUA bombards TV airwaves with iBelong campaign

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
This year's iBelong marketing campaign from the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association has added a new layer: High-profile TV ads.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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CUs prep for America Saves, Military Saves week

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
CUNA is among the associations encouraging credit unions to educate families about the importance of saving and of taking steps to build their personal wealth.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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CUNA, broad coalition back bill to weigh impact of rulemaking

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
Legislation that would ensure regulatory rulemaking considers the impact on small businesses is expected to be introduced on the U.S. House floor today and has the support of CUNA.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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Bill to block abusive patent litigation to be unveiled today

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
CUNA continues to urge Congress to tackle abuses of the patent system, and a bill that would combat abusive patent lawsuits is expected to be introduced today by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.).2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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Breach concerns make consumers fear handing payment cards to merchants

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
The lack of payment data security at merchant stores has consumers worried--a concern shared by CUNA.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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