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CUNA: Cyberthreat center could be helpful, more needed to address CUs' concerns

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
While CUNA supports the concept of information sharing as a key component to combating cyberthreats, a new White House initiative does not go far enough in addressing cybersecurity issues for credit unions.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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'Patent troll' hearing furthers conversation on combating abusive demands

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee explored the best ways to limit deceptive patent demand letters in a hearing Wednesday.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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Amias Gerety nominated for Treasury's asst sec of FIs

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
President Barack Obama has announced the nomination of Amias Gerety to the position of assistant secretary for financial institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUs as public funds depositories high on Fla legislative agenda

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
Public funds depository choice will be the top legislative priority of the Florida Credit Union Association when the Florida Legislature convenes Monday, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions said.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUNA, Coopera release new toolkit for outreach to Spanish-speaking members

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39am
CUNA and Coopera have announced the latest addition to their partnership product suite, the Spanish Language Seminar in a Box for Members series--Organice sus Archivos Financieros. The seminar, which translates to Organize Your Financial Records, was created to help credit unions better serve their Hispanic members.2015-02-27T00:00:00-06:002015-02-27T10:39:38Z
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CUNA continues to press for patent law reforms

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
CUNA continues to press for patent law reforms that would ban abusive patent demand letters and lawsuits that can harm the financial services industry, as well as the consumers it serves.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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Legislators take notice during Wash CU advocate visits

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Washington legislators took notice of state credit union advocates who gathered in Olympia on Feb. 19 for two reasons: Their wardrobe and the size of their group.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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CUs' youth fin lit initiatives get FLEC spotlight

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Credit unions got a chance to highlight their mission of increasing youth financial literacy Wednesday before the U.S. Treasury's Financial Literacy and Education Commission.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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DHS workers can rely on CUs in case of gov't shutdown

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
As both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress continue debate of a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, dollars needed to pay federal employees as soon as this weekend hang in the balance.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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McCarthy, Heck visit Calif, Nev CUs

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:37am
Two members of the U.S. Congress visited credit unions in California and Nevada last week during the President's Day district work period, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues reported.2015-02-26T00:00:00-06:002015-02-26T10:37:29Z
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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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