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NCUA's Fazio highlights agency support for reg relief legislation

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50am
The National Credit Union Administration supports several CUNA-backed regulatory relief bills, including ones that would raise the member business lending cap and allow supplemental capital.2015-04-24T00:00:00-05:002015-04-24T09:50:29Z
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Final FOM rule tops April 30 NCUA agenda

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50am
Consideration of a final rule that would change field-of-membership regulations tops the agenda for the National Credit Union Administration's April 30 board meeting.2015-04-24T00:00:00-05:002015-04-24T09:50:29Z
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House passes 2nd cyber bill to promote info sharing

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50am
The U.S. House passed the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015 (H.R. 1731) Thursday, by a 355-63 vote.2015-04-24T00:00:00-05:002015-04-24T09:50:29Z
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Fin Lit Month gets 'real' with fin ed fairs

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50am
Nothing says financial literacy like a credit union-run reality fair.2015-04-24T00:00:00-05:002015-04-24T09:50:29Z
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Calif league monitoring online payday lending proposal

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50am
California regulators recently introduced a proposal aimed to curb the use of Internet-based payday lending services by prohibiting lenders from accessing their customers' online bank accounts.2015-04-24T00:00:00-05:002015-04-24T09:50:29Z
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'Your Money, Your Goals' fin lit campaign growing in Minn

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:50am
The Minnesota Credit Union Network and MidMinnesota FCU, Baxter, welcomed a special guest during a recent "Your Money, Your Goals" training session.2015-04-24T00:00:00-05:002015-04-24T09:50:29Z
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CUNA mobilizes grassroots Action Alert to support Senate data breach bill

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
CUNA is alerting its national grassroots action network, strongly urging credit union employees, volunteers and members to contact their senators to express support for the Data Security Act of 2015 (S. 961).2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Leagues join CUNA as plaintiffs in Home Depot suit

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
Among the credit union leagues that have joined CUNA as plaintiffs in a nationwide class-action lawsuit against Home Depot in connection with a September 2014 data breach are the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, Michigan Credit Union League and the Georgia Credit Union League.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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House passes CUNA-backed info-sharing legislation to boost cybersecurity

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
Cybersecurity legislation that has strong support from CUNA passed the U.S. House Wednesday by a vote of 307-116.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Bill to codify CFPB CU council gets House approval

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
The U.S. House passed the CUNA-supported Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act (H.R. 1195) Wednesday. The bill would codify CFPB's Credit Union Advisory Council and Small Business Advisory Board, which are currently established on a voluntary basis.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Wis league, co-ops await committee action on reg consolidation

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
The Wisconsin Credit Union League and Cooperative Network brought their opposition to a proposed merger of the state's regulatory agencies during a public Senate committee hearing Wednesday.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Treasury's Fiscal Service Bureau to crack down on ACH errors

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
Financial institutions providing incorrect automated clearing house enrollment information will be held liable by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Fiscal Service Bureau.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Fin Lit Month: Student-run CU a ladder to success for branch manager

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
Most people don't figure out their careers in high school, but for one credit union branch manager from Rogue CU, Medford, Ore., a part-time job at a student-run credit union branch was all he needed.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Newest SARs stats available in FinCEN report

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
Statistics on Suspicious Activity Reports were released Wednesday by the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Home sales, prices, and purchase applications on upswing

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:48am
Home prices, existing-home sales and purchase mortgage application activity recorded recent strong periods of growth, according to several reports related to the housing market released Wednesday.2015-04-23T00:00:00-05:002015-04-23T09:48:06Z
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Green, giving, growing: CUs on Earth Day

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
People helping people? Try people helping Mother Earth. Nationwide, credit unions and their members are doing their part today to celebrate Earth Day.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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House to vote CFPB council bill today

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
As the U.S. House prepares to vote on the Bureau of Consumer Protection Advisory Act (H.R. 1195) today, CUNA has written to House leadership encouraging its passage.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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Matz details potential sup cap changes

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
National Credit Union Administration Chair Debbie Matz went into some specifics on how the agency could allow for supplemental capital, in this month's edition of The NCUA Report .2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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CUNA, trades urge House leaders to act on info-sharing bills

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
CUNA's continued advocacy efforts helped push much-needed cybersecurity legislation through committees, and in a letter sent to U.S. House leadership Tuesday, CUNA urged passage of information-sharing legislation.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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CU membership jumps to 3rd of Seattle-area residents, says Times report

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
One of the initial reactions to the 2008 financial crisis was consumer outrage over some big banks' high fees and even fraudulent mortgage practices.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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