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Millennials cautious, conservative with real estate: CUNA's Schenk

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
While the housing market has made some strides in its recovery from the collapse in 2008, one fact remains: millennials continue to be absent from the market.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Youth Month attracts 100,000th member for Mich CU

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
An afternoon visit to open a couple of youth accounts turned into a celebration for two Michigan kids, as they were honored for being Michigan Schools and Government CU's 100,000th (and 100,001st) members.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA joins class action suit against Home Depot

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
CUNA has agreed to join credit unions and other financial institutions nationwide as a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against The Home Depot following the merchant's massive data breach in September 2014.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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MasterCard, Target agree to $19M settlement for breach costs

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
MasterCard announced Wednesday it has reached a settlement with Target to recover costs card issuers suffered due to a massive data breach of the retailer's systems in 2013.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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Senators intro tough, CUNA-backed data security bill

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) introduced a bill Wednesday that would set standards for entities that handle consumers' personal financial information, while outlining procedures that must be followed in the event of a data breach.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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Nussle highlights the many benefits of CU tax status in letter to Senate

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
Credit unions' tax status is "good public policy" for a number of reasons, which CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle highlighted in a letter to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee's Business Income Tax Working Group Wednesday.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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CUNA fires up #DontTaxMyCU for Tax Day

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
CUNA's award-winning social media campaign, Don't Tax My Credit Union, hit the Internet again Wednesday, as CUNA reminded policymakers about the benefits that all consumers receive because of credit unions' not-for-profit tax status.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

'Old-school' cyberattacks still successful: Verizon report

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
Cybercriminals may be more sophisticated, but they continue to use tried-and-true methods of cyberattacks to great success, according to Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigations Report, released this week.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Shopping for a credit card? Make CUs the 1st stop: Schenk

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
A recent article on Credit.com called on Mike Schenk, CUNA vice president of economics and statistics, to talk about the advantages of credit union-issued credit cards.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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House breach bill falls far short in protecting consumers: CUNA

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 (H.R. 1770) Wednesday by a 29-20 vote, a bill that CUNA and other financial services organizations say "falls short of adequately protecting consumers."2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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CFPB suspends card agreement submissions

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finalized its rule suspending quarterly submissions of credit card agreements to the bureau.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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Level of economic growth varies across 12 districts: Beige Book

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:56am
While all 12 districts tracked by the Federal Reserve in its Beige Book experienced economic expansion from mid-February through the end of March, the rate of growth greatly varied.2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T09:56:19Z
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NEW: CUNA joins class action suit against Home Depot

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:52am
WASHINGTON (4/15/15, UPDATED 5:34 p.m. ET)--CUNA has agreed to join credit unions and other financial institutions nationwide as a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against The Home Depot following the merchant's massive data breach in September 2014.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T05:52:45Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NEW: Nussle highlights numerous benefits of CU tax status in letter to Senators

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:52am
WASHINGTON (4/15/15, UPDATED 12:30 p.m. ET)--Credit unions' tax status is "good public policy" for many reasons, CUNA president/CEO Jim Nussle highlighted in a letter to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee's Business Income Tax Working Group this morning.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T05:52:45Z
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NEW: CUNA ignites #DontTaxMyCU for Tax Day

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:52am
MADISON, Wis. (4/15/15 UPDATED 11:55 A.M. EST)--Today is the deadline to file taxes, and CUNA is updating its Don't Tax My Credit Union social media campaign to make sure that policymakers know the amount of taxes that credit union members already pay--and the benefits all consumers receive because of the credit union not-for-profit tax status.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-16T05:52:45Z
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CUNA 'Tax Day' ads define consumer benefits of CU tax status

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:44am
CUNA has greeted Tax Day 2015 by placing several ads today in Washington, D.C.-based publications, reminding both policymakers and consumers of the benefits Americans derive from the credit union tax status.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-15T09:44:21Z
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Senators propose opening NCUA budget process to public

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:44am
Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would require the National Credit Union Administration to make several aspects of its budget process public, a change that CUNA strongly supports.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-15T09:44:21Z
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House approves changes to TILA 'points' and 'fees' definitions

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:44am
By a vote of 286-140, the U.S. House approved The Mortgage Choice Act late Tuesday, a CUNA-supported piece of legislation introduced by Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) in February.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-15T09:44:21Z
Categories: Credit Union News

New benefit for CUNA members with monthly 'Economic Update' videos

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:44am
Today CUNA is launching a monthly economic analysis video series, available as a member benefit to all leagues and affiliated credit unions.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-15T09:44:21Z
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Patent official says legislation needed to stop abusive patent demands

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:44am
Speaking before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Michelle Lee, director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, said legislation to curtail abusive patent litigation is necessary and appropriate at this time.2015-04-15T00:00:00-05:002015-04-15T09:44:21Z
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