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Merchants request EMV delay; CUNA renews push for data security

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
A retailer request to delay new credit and debit card security features that would protect consumer data has led CUNA to increase its push for strict data breach legislation that would protect consumers and financial institutions.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CU membership growth marches on in Feb: CUNA estimates

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
Total credit union memberships continued to climb in February, increasing by 0.4% for the month and pushing overall credit union memberships in the United States to 102.3 million, according to CUNA's monthly estimates.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

OIG releases report on NCUA travel, purchase card programs

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
A review by the National Credit Union Administration's Office of the Inspector General of the agency's purchase and travel card programs determined it poses a low risk of illegal or improper purchases.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

SchoolsFirst readies for 1st CFPB examiner visit

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
SchoolsFirst FCU is preparing for an examination experience that few--in fact, only five--credit unions will undergo with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUs invest in communities through scholarship programs

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
Credit unions serve their communities throughout the year. Each spring, one of the traditional ways credit unions support their communities is through scholarship programs--initiatives that represent investments in youth and education.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Job market hits 'speed bump' in March, CUNA's Pineda tells WashPo

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
After 12 straight months of 200,000-plus job adds, payroll employment cratered in March, decelerating to 126,000 jobs for the month.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Sibling CU CEOs say farewell

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:57am
Louise Herring, a pioneer of the credit union movement in the United States, passed her legacy down to her children. And it's time for her children to pass the torch once again.2015-04-06T00:00:00-05:002015-04-06T09:57:32Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Minn survey finds 3rd of cards replaced due to fraud

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:45am
A statewide survey indicates that more than one-third of Minnesotans have had a credit or debit card replaced because of fraudulent use or a data breach.2015-04-03T00:00:00-05:002015-04-03T09:45:16Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Be prepared, not ashamed, when financial strife hits: CUNA expert

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:45am
An aptly timed survey--given its release just prior to National Financial Literacy Month--has revealed that many consumers find it difficult to admit that they have financial problems.2015-04-03T00:00:00-05:002015-04-03T09:45:16Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUs good option for young savers: Schenk to Reuters

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:45am
Credit unions are a great option for young savers, Mike Schenk, CUNA vice president of economics and statistics, recently told Reuters for an article on children and saving.2015-04-03T00:00:00-05:002015-04-03T09:45:16Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Nev CU exec roundtable grabs press coverage

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:45am
At a recent credit union executive roundtable, Eric Estes, president/CEO, Boulder Dam CU, Boulder City, Nev., said that because credit unions maintained sound lending practices before and after the recession, it can capitalize on the mistrust millennials have in the banks that caused the financial crisis.2015-04-03T00:00:00-05:002015-04-03T09:45:16Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Atlanta Fed drops 1Q growth forecast to nothing

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:45am
U.S. growth in the first quarter will post a big goose egg, according to the latest forecast from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, which recently revised its expectations.2015-04-03T00:00:00-05:002015-04-03T09:45:16Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Compliance: Is flood insurance still required for detached structure?

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:45am
The compliance experts at CUNA have been queried recently about the state of National Flood Insurance Program requirements for detached structures: Is flood insurance still required for buildings like stand-alone garages?2015-04-03T00:00:00-05:002015-04-03T09:45:16Z
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