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Luetkemeyer introduces 'good first step' toward reg relief, Nussle says

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
CUNA expressed its appreciation Wednesday for a bill introduced by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) that contains several regulatory relief provisions.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Webinar highlights CU benefits in SBA programs

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
Member business lending at credit unions has increased steadily for the past 20 years, even through the financial crisis, according to the National Credit Union Administration.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Maine league testifies in support of fin ed bill

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
The Maine Credit Union League re-emphasized credit unions' leadership role in youth financial education statewide during Monday's testimony before the Maine Legislature's Joint Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

MBL bill a common-sense boost to economic recovery, Nussle tells lawmakers

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
A bill that would allow credit unions to increase their member business lending will be a boost to the economy, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said Tuesday.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CU Effect: St Louis Community collaborates to save homes with FHLB grant

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Anne may have had a roof over her head, but for some time that roof scarcely provided the Ferguson, Mo., resident any comfort.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA writes to support QM, NCUA study bills

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
CUNA has sent letters in support of two recently introduced pieces of legislation that help serve the credit union community.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Circuit court restores NCUA RMBS suit vs Barclays

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
The Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has restored a National Credit Union Administration lawsuit that had charged Barclays Capital Inc. with misrepresenting the quality of more than $550 million in residential mortgage-backed securities sold to corporate credit unions.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NCUA announces March 25 FOM webinar

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Credit unions looking at altering their fields of membership can tune into a webinar just announced by the National Credit Union Administration for March 25.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Two-thirds of fraud victims received data breach notifications: Javelin

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Fraudsters stole $16 billion from 12.7 million consumers in 2014, equaling one new identity fraud victim every two seconds, according to a recent study by Javelin Strategy and Research.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Awareness hinders consumers' switch to CUs, says BancVue

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:04am
Consumers love the local flavor that credit unions provide, but lack of awareness and some misplaced perceptions may be preventing many of them from making the switch to community-based financial institutions.2015-03-04T00:00:00-06:002015-03-04T11:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA-backed MBL bill reintroduced to raise cap to 275%

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
CUNA welcomed the reintroduction Monday of a bill that would raise the cap on credit union member business lending to 27.5% of assets.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Bill to codify CU Advisory Council, create small biz panel is introduced

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
A House bill was reintroduced Monday that would both establish a Small Business Advisory Board to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as well as codify the bureau's existing credit union and community bank advisory councils.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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2014 CU loan growth reached a 9-year high: NCUA 4Q numbers

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Loan growth at federally insured credit unions climbed last year to the highest level since 2005, according to fourth quarter data released by the National Credit Union Administration Monday.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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On CUNA's radar: CFPB report to Congress, cybersecurity

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray will deliver the bureau's sixth semiannual report to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee today, one of several hearings CUNA will be paying close attention to this week.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
Categories: Credit Union News

FASB credit-losses proposal most-read Feb News Now article

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
An article reporting that the Financial Accounting Standards Board proposal regarding credit losses would likely "have a significant, detrimental impact on a number of credit unions and their members" was the most-read News Now article in February.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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League-backed PLS, ATM bills become law with stroke of Va gov's pen

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe last week signed into law two pieces of legislation backed by the Virginia Credit Union League, including one that would allow credit unions to offer prize-linked savings accounts.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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Cornerstone in 2014: $9K in savings per member

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Consumers from Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas who picked credit unions over banks to manage their finances last year made the right choice, according to recent numbers from the Cornerstone Credit Union League.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
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Ihrig named new chief compliance officer at CUNA, Thompson retires after 35 years

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:01am
Jonathan "Jared" Ihrig has been promoted to chief compliance officer for CUNA. Effective immediately, Ihrig will manage staff to provide compliance information to leagues and credit unions, as well as provide assistance to CUNA's advocacy department in assessing the impact of federal legislation on credit union operations.2015-03-03T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T11:01:01Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NEW: CUNA-backed bill to raise MBL cap introduced

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:00am
WASHINGTON (3/2/15 UPDATED 1:15 p.m. ET)--CUNA welcomes the reintroduction today of a bill that would raise the cap on credit union member business lending (MBL) to 27.5% of assets.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-03T07:00:20Z
Categories: Credit Union News

GAC countdown: Treasury's Gerety, CFPB's Martinez invited to join power-packed lineup

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:57am
With CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference set to kick off in less than a week, two key federal policymakers have been added to a lineup that already features a number of high-profile regulatory and legislative policymakers.2015-03-02T00:00:00-06:002015-03-02T14:57:35Z
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