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USA TODAY: Millennials bank on parents for advice, fin help

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
When millennials need financial advice--or a little more money in their wallet--they most often turn to their parents, according to the Bank of America/ USA TODAY Better Money Habits millennial report released Tuesday.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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Bank card default rate jumps in March, overall default rate flat

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
While overall consumer credit default rates remained flat in March, bank card default rates recorded the largest increase in five years, according to the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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CUNA, foundation on the Hill for JumpStart Fin Lit Day

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:44am
Representatives from CUNA and the National Credit Union Foundation will be on hand for Friday's Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill, which is convened by the Jump$tart Coalition, Junior Achievement USA and the Council for Economic Education.2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:002015-04-22T09:44:45Z
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This week in Congress: NCUA to bring regulator view to House hearing on burden

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
A U.S. House subcommittee hearing on regulatory burden from a regulator's perspective highlights activities in Congress this week.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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Symantec: 59% of compromised info linked to retailer breaches

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
A recent report from the Internet security firm Symantec revealed just how devastating an attack on a retailer can be for consumers.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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Media collect CU memories of Okla City bombing

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
The bomb that tore through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City 20 years ago this past Sunday left in its wake unspeakable destruction.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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ACH transactions jump to 23B in 2014: NACHA

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
Automated Clearing House transactions grew to nearly 23 billion electronic payments in 2014, an increase of 5% (or 1 billion transactions) from 2013, according to NACHA-The Electronic Payments Association.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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Freddie, Fannie revise PMI requirements

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have issued revised requirements for private mortgage insurance companies insuring mortgages either owned or backed by Fannie or Freddie.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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Healing borrowers will boost housing market: NAR

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
A large chunk of those who lost their homes in the throes of the housing market crash have re-entered, or will re-enter, the housing market in the coming years, according to recent research from the National Association of Realtors.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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World Council, Liberia revive CU program as Ebola ebbs

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
After a nine-month suspension due to the Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, World Council of Credit Unions has revived its model credit union building project that aims to serve 40,000 Liberians who previously were without access to financial services.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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Google Wallet funds now FDIC-insured

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:41am
Mobile payments made through Google Wallet will soon be insured through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.2015-04-21T00:00:00-05:002015-04-21T09:41:13Z
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CUNA files RBC2 comment letter, encourages stakeholders to weigh in

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
CUNA submitted its comment letter Friday on the National Credit union Administration's revised risk-based capital plan. While holding firm to the view that the rule is unnecessary and should be tabled, the letter offers a number of constructive suggestions to improve the rule since the agency appears determined to move forward.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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NCUA budget hearing bill has strong support from CUNA

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
The National Credit Union Administration Budget Transparency Act (S. 924) would increase transparency and accountability at the agency, thereby strengthening its mission, CUNA believes.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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CUs from all 50 states necessary for Home Depot breach lawsuit

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
To best ensure monetary recovery from the September 2014 data breach at Home Depot is available to credit unions in all states, plaintiff lawyers are seeking at least one plaintiff from each state to be involved as a named plaintiff in the current class action lawsuit, Susan Parisi, chief counsel of CUNA, has noted.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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Mortgage loans a 'bit easier' to get, CUNA's Hampel to WaPo

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
Financial institutions have stricter standards in underwriting mortgage loans than a decade ago, but mortgages are still attainable for many consumers, CUNA Chief Economist and Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel told the Washington Post in a recent article.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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Matz to Hensarling: NCUA does not participate in Choke Point

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
The National Credit Union Administration does not, and will not, participate in programs such as U.S. Department of Justice's Operation Choke Point, agency Chair Debbie Matz told a prominent legislator last week.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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FHFA says g-fees are at appropriate levels, will continue to monitor

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
Current guarantee fees charges by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are appropriate, according to a recently completed review by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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62% of world's adults have access to fin services: World Bank

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
The number of adults with access to financial services rose to 62% from 51% between 2011 and 2014, according to the World Bank's recently released Global Financial Inclusion database.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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Commissioner notes state CU strength at Calif league rally

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:36am
State-chartered credit unions in California have reported healthy net-worth ratios recently, and the trend has state regulators taking notice.2015-04-20T00:00:00-05:002015-04-20T09:36:40Z
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NEW: CUNA files RBC2 comment, urges CU system to be heard

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:24am
WASHINGTON (4/17/15, UPDATED 11:07 a.m. ET)--CUNA submitted its comment letter this morning on the National Credit union Administration's revised risk-based capital plan. While holding firm to the view that the rule is unnecessary and should be tabled, the letter offers a number of constructive suggestions to improve the rule since the agency appears determined to move forward.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-18T05:24:11Z
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