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CUNA praises FHA premium reduction, urges more relief for CUs

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
President Barack Obama's announcement that the Federal Housing Administration will lower annual mortgage insurance premiums was met with praise by CUNA.2015-01-09T00:00:00-06:002015-01-09T10:58:54Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Fannie survey: Consumers less confident in housing market

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
While Americans are becoming more optimistic about the economy, consumer confidence toward the housing market is lagging, according to results from Fannie Mae's December 2014 National Housing Survey.2015-01-09T00:00:00-06:002015-01-09T10:58:54Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Members continue to benefit from extraordinary CU dividends

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
Credit unions share the benefits of their cooperative structures year-round with their member/owners, and when they have a particularly successful year, those members can be rewarded above and beyond lower loan rates and higher savings rates.2015-01-09T00:00:00-06:002015-01-09T10:58:54Z
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CU consumer credit's continued climb slows

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
In line with national trends, consumer credit at credit unions decelerated in November, posting a gain of $3.1 billion after a $5.2 billion increase the prior month, according to numbers released by the Federal Reserve Thursday.2015-01-09T00:00:00-06:002015-01-09T10:58:54Z
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2014 swept by consumer, corporate cyberattacks, analysts report

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
Sony. Home Depot. Target. The list of businesses affected by cyberattacks grows longer nearly daily, with consumers and financial institutions taking the hit from fraudulent activity. Two cybersecurity firms separately released findings of retail and corporate attacks in 2014.2015-01-09T00:00:00-06:002015-01-09T10:58:54Z
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CU House calls for 2015 Hall of Leaders nominations

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
Credit Union House is calling for nominations for its prestigious Credit Union House Hall of Leaders award.2015-01-09T00:00:00-06:002015-01-09T10:58:54Z
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CUNA to host RBC webinar after revised plan is released

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
CUNA is planning to offer a webinar, tentatively scheduled for Jan. 26, on the National Credit Union Administration's upcoming revised risk-based capital proposal.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Obama to announce lower FHA premiums in speech today

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
President Barack Obama has announced a plan to make homeownership more affordable by reducing Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance premiums and expand responsible lending to creditworthy borrowers.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Mass CUs about to get regional, interstate branching rights

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
The Massachusetts Legislature Tuesday passed a regional interstate banking and branching measure that permits state credit union branching into the New England area.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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Maine CU awareness campaign: Members 'own it'

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
What can credit union members do that others can't? Own it. Own their financial institution, that is.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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CUAD highlights CU alternatives as state tackles loan rate ceilings

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
As potential legislation to curb payday lending gains steam in South Dakota, the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas continues to promote credit unions as an alternative for affordable short-term loans.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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Combating cyberfraud subject of NCUA 2-part video

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
A two-part video on combating fraud, scams and other cyberthreats is available from the National Credit Union Administration.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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Coopera, National Federation partner to reach immigrants

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
Coopera and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions have launched a national campaign to reach unbanked and underbanked immigrants in the United States with credit union products and services linked to immigration and legalization efforts.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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Sluggish inflation won't impede rate hike: FOMC minutes

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
Weak inflation won't keep the Federal Reserve from normalizing monetary policy later this year, the meeting minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's most recent policy meeting revealed.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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CU comment on NACHA same-day ACH rule due to CUNA by Jan 23

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:55am
CUNA is currently seeking comments on a proposed same-day automated clearing house transactions rule.2015-01-08T00:00:00-06:002015-01-08T10:55:08Z
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NCUA defines supervisory priorities: Cybersecurity, IRR top 2015 list

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:50am
Cybersecurity, interest rate risk and Bank Secrecy Act compliance head the National Credit Union Administration's supervisory priorities for 2015.2015-01-07T00:00:00-06:002015-01-07T10:49:51Z
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CU Effect: 'Do good' campaign makes a real difference for Warren FCU--and its members

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:50am
Warren FCU recently offered local consumers an opportunity to open a new checking account and make a difference in the community with its Do-Gooder Unite Campaign. In the process, the credit union built its brand loyalty both in the community and with existing members and established an internal culture of caring.2015-01-07T00:00:00-06:002015-01-07T10:49:51Z
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CUs meet, greet members of 114th Congress

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:50am
As members of the 114th Congress descended on Washington, D.C., Tuesday, CUNA has reached out to all members of Congress regarding its priorities for the next two years.2015-01-07T00:00:00-06:002015-01-07T10:49:51Z
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CUNA announces expanded structure, reorganization

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:50am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle announced Tuesday a reorganization of his senior leadership team to streamline and unite the association to better serve the needs and interests of credit unions.2015-01-07T00:00:00-06:002015-01-07T10:49:51Z
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Start 2015 right: Join a CU, media advise

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:50am
There are perhaps a few ways to make a New Year's resolution. Lose a few pounds. Quit smoking. Volunteer a bit more. But a number of news outlets have an even better suggestion. Join a credit union.2015-01-07T00:00:00-06:002015-01-07T10:49:51Z
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