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CFPB may temporarily suspend credit card agreement submissions

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Credit card issuers could see a reduced burden for one year under a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposal issued this week.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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Nat'l CU Foundation, CU CEO present youth savings info to FLEC today

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
Credit union leaders will tout the movement's dedication to youth financial literacy today in a presentation to the U.S. Treasury's Financial Literacy Education Commission.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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CUs have solid finish in GOBankingRates' best FIs of 2015

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
It's the cream of the crop of financial institutions. After ranking the top financial institutions in their respective industries as part of its "Best Banks" of 2015 series, GOBankingRates.com released Tuesday its definitive list of the top financial institutions in the United States across all types.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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Mich league keeps CU voice strong with state testimony

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
The Michigan Credit Union League last week presented a strong voice for credit unions in testimony before the state Legislature.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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America Saves survey: Savings behavior on upswing

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
More Americans are saving at least 5% of their income, according to the eighth annual survey released by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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NCUA issues joint agency guidance promoting youth savings programs

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
The National Credit Union Administration, along with the other four federal financial regulators, issued guidance Tuesday designed to encourage all financial institutions to offer youth savings programs.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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Yellen says economy is work in progress, Fed not ready to raise rates

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
An improving economy is cause for optimism, said Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Tuesday in semiannual testimony before the U.S. Congress, but the Fed will remain patient when it comes to raising interest rates.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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Calif, Nev wine auction uncorks record $1M for CU4Kids

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:32am
The California and Nevada Credit Unions for Kids Wine Auction, one of the most productive fundraising events for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, brought in more than $1 million in donated funds this year--a new record for the event.2015-02-25T00:00:00-06:002015-02-25T10:32:40Z
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On CUNA's radar: Patent 'troll,' cybersecurity info-sharing hearings this week

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
As key credit unions issues are addressed in both chambers of Congress this week, CUNA will be engaged in the conversations and looking at how they might affect credit unions.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
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Marking America, Military Saves Week, NCUA releases new CU resources

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
New financial education resources have been released online by the National Credit Union Administration, as part of efforts for America and Military Saves Week, taking place this week.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
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CU CEO confidence rebounds

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
After a small dip in the third quarter, credit union CEO optimism has recovered, according to results of Catalyst Corporate FCU's Fourth Quarter 2014 Credit Union CEO Confidence Survey.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
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Leagues combat 'patent trolls' on many fronts

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
Credit union leagues continue to combat "patent trolls," which have plagued credit unions and other industries for years with frivolous patent infringement claims.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
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Valentines' Day spending up say CO-OP, TMG, Saylent

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:23am
Research by three organizations serving the community-based financial institution industry reveals Valentine's Day-related purchasing surged in 2015.2015-02-24T00:00:00-06:002015-02-24T10:23:46Z
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Nussle on Bloomberg: CUs best suited to meet consumers' financial needs

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle refuted point-by-point longstanding misunderstandings about credit unions in an appearance on "Bloomberg Surveillance" Friday.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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NCUA webinar highlights fair lending examination procedures

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
A webinar hosted by National Credit Union Administration staff Friday gave credit unions a look at how the agency conducts fair lending examinations.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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House Fin Services to hold monetary policy, FHA hearings this week

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
The House Financial Services Committee Friday announced two hearings for this week: one to receive the semiannual report on monetary policy and the state of the economy from the Federal Reserve chair, the other to examine the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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Small biz lending resource center launched by NCUA

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
A new Web page launched Friday by the National Credit Union Administration contains information about member business lending.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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Mich league helps consumers reinvent retirement

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
Only about half of Americans are saving for retirement through a work retirement plan, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help give Michigan residents the tools they need to better prepare for their golden years, Michigan credit unions, led by the Michigan Credit Union League, are doing their part to give people the tools to help them plan.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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Ditch banks, turn to CUs to stretch finances: CSU columnist

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:16am
A recent column in a Colorado State University newspaper offered some sound financial advice to college students: Lose the bank, and head on over to a local credit union.2015-02-23T00:00:00-06:002015-02-23T10:16:38Z
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