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CU Effect: Freedom First FCU puts members in driver's seat

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:38am
In 2014, a study conducted by Urban Institute, the University of Maryland and UCLA revealed the difference that access to a car can make for a low-income family. Recognizing this need within its membership back in 2010, $331 million-asset Freedom First FCU, Roanoke, Va., developed its Responsible Rides program to make car loans affordable to working families who may face credit challenges and have limited borrowing options.2015-02-18T00:00:00-06:002015-02-18T10:38:02Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUs dominate GOBankingRates list of top military FIs

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:38am
Credit unions dominated the GOBankingRates 10 Best Military Banks and Credit Unions list, with eight cooperative financial institutions making the cut.2015-02-18T00:00:00-06:002015-02-18T10:38:02Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Texas GAC attracts 'busloads' of CU reps to Austin

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:38am
Less than a month before CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., this week credit union leaders from throughout Texas assembled in Austin for the state league's GAC.2015-02-18T00:00:00-06:002015-02-18T10:38:02Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Buckeye Community FCU to acquire Fla bank branch

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:38am
Buckeye Community FCU has reached an agreement with Citizens State Bank to acquire the bank's branch in Madison, Fla., pending state and federal regulatory approval. The acquisition would give the credit union a second branch and provide Madison County with a local community‐based credit union option for its residents.2015-02-18T00:00:00-06:002015-02-18T10:38:02Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUs can use big data to reach underserved: Coopera

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:38am
A new white paper from Coopera describes how credit unions are leveraging big data to better serve Hispanic members.2015-02-18T00:00:00-06:002015-02-18T10:38:02Z
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CUNA seeks real-life reg burden examples for Senate Banking Committee

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
CUNA is launching a new tool today to help credit unions collect real-life examples of how the growing regulatory burden results in reduced service for members or increased costs to credit unions--a request made last week by the Senate Banking Committee.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
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Supplemental capital bill has strong CUNA support

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
A reintroduced bill that would allow credit unions to raise other forms of capital has been met with strong support from CUNA.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Nussle in The Hill: Stop 'creeping complexity' of reg burden

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle took to the op-ed pages of The Hill Friday to point out that an increasing regulatory burden is making it harder and harder for credit unions to serve their members in the best way possible.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CU CEO hears first-hand White House cybersecurity plan

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
CUNA was represented at President Barack Obama's White House Summit on Cybersecurity, held Friday at Stanford University, by Joan Opp, president/CEO of Stanford FCU. She participated on behalf of CUNA at the summit, which featured leaders from the government and private sector sharing perspectives on the importance of cybersecurity.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
Categories: Credit Union News

White House economic advisor, key lawmakers, all NCUA board members confirmed for GAC

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
CUNA has confirmed Jason Furman, chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, as a speaker for the fast-approaching 2015 Governmental Affairs Conference, which runs March 8-12.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
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Move Your Money Project makes comeback

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
About five years ago in an environment of discontent with "too big to fail" banks, a grassroots effort began to encourage American consumers to "move your money" to Main Street financial institutions such as credit unions.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
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LSCU pushes final piece of Fla fin lit legislation

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
Thanks in part to the work of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions, Florida is getting closer to requiring students to take at least a one-half credit class in financial literacy.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
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Ohio league in lawmakers' ears on important CU issues

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
A number of bills related to the financial services industry will make their way through the Ohio Legislature this year, and the Ohio Credit Union League will have eyes on each one of them.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
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'FISH!' co-author Paul to keynote CUNA FUSE

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34am
Harry Paul, co-author of "FISH! A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results," will keynote CUNA FUSE: Branch Operations and Business Development School Aug. 17-20 in Seattle.2015-02-17T00:00:00-06:002015-02-17T10:34:26Z
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NEW: CUNA participates in White House cybersecurity summit

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 12:15am
PALO ALTO, Calif. (2/13/15, UPDATED 6:45 p.m. ET)--CUNA was represented at President Barack Obama's White House Summit on Cybersecurity today, held at Stanford University by Joan Opp, president/CEO of Stanford FCU.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-14T06:15:36Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NEW: Bill to allow CUs to raise supplemental capital met with CUNA support

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 12:15am
WASHINGTON (2/13/15, UPDATED 12:50 p.m. ET)--A reintroduced bill that would allow credit unions to raise other forms of capital has been met with strong support from CUNA.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-14T06:15:36Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Consumers hurt by costs of continued FI reg burden: CUNA to SBC

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
CUNA is very encouraged by comments made by several members of the Senate Banking Committee Thursday that suggest there is a strong likelihood of real regulatory reform legislation for community financial institutions. The comments came at a hearing the committee held on regulatory relief for community banks and credit unions.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
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Protect IDs regardless of where consumers shop or bank: CUNA, trades urge lawmakers

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
CUNA has joined with other financial trade associations urging Congress to advance data breach legislation that protects Americans from identity theft and financial account fraud.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
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Billion with a 'B' data records stolen in 2014, report finds

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
Nearly 1 billion pieces of personal information were compromised in 2014 as a result of data breaches, with the retail industry allowing the highest number of incidents, according to a report from digital security firm Gemalto, based out of the Netherlands.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

New SBA tool will match lenders, entrepreneurs

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
A tool to help Small Business Administration lenders and entrepreneurs connect was announced by the SBA Thursday.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
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