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Deadline looms for CUs to join suit vs Home Depot: CUNA reminds

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
CUNA is reminding credit unions of an impending deadline for deciding whether to become a party to a class action suit against Home Depot.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
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CU relief priorities highlighted for Senate panel study

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
In response to a Senate panel's effort to review the effects of federal regulations, CUNA submitted a letter to leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Thursday.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
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CUNA details mortgage reg relief options for SBC hearing

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
CUNA sent a number recommended statutory changes to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee Thursday, changes that would remove regulatory barriers for consumers obtaining mortgage credit.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
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A week of Money Smarts kicks off Saturday

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
Credit unions nationwide will start celebrating Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances, on Saturday.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
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TROL Act takes positive step, but improvements needed: CUNA

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
A bill to clarify Federal Trade Commission authority to fight abusive patent assertion entities is a positive step forward but is in need of improvement, CUNA believes.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
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Senate Banking to vote reg relief measures May 14

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:18am
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will hold a full committee markup on regulatory relief matters May 14, according to the committee's schedule that was released Thursday.2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:002015-04-17T09:18:40Z
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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
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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
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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
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'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
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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
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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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