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Merchandising exemption top state priority for Mo CUs

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
Credit union representatives from throughout Missouri gathered in Jefferson City this week for the Missouri Credit Union Association's annual advocacy meeting.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
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NCUA to host Twitter chat for America Saves, Military Saves Week

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
The National Credit Union Administration is bringing back #NCUACHAT for a live, Feb. 26 Twitter chat for America Saves and Military Saves Week.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
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CUNA open, no News Now on Monday's holiday(1)

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:09am
Monday is a federal holiday (Presidents' Day), and many financial institutions will be closed. However, CUNA's Washington, D.C. and Madison, Wis., offices will be open. News Now will not be published on Monday.2015-02-13T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T10:09:56Z
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NEW: Consumers need reg burden to be addressed, CUNA tells SBC

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:07am
WASHINGTON (2/12/15, UPDATED 11:10 a.m. ET)--American consumers cannot afford for Congress to leave regulatory burden unaddressed, CUNA told the Senate Banking Committee this morning.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T06:08:00Z
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NEW: CUNA to launch unique survey examining CUs' post-Dodd-Frank compliance costs

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:07am
WASHINGTON (2/12/15, UPDATED 10:20 a.m. ET)--CUNA has commissioned a comprehensive study and fact-based analysis of the compliance costs credit unions face due to the heavy burden of regulation.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-13T06:08:00Z
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White House cybersecurity announcement highlights need for action, says Nussle

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:04am
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said the White House's announcement Wednesday on the creation of a new federal agency to analyze threats to the nation's cybersecurity and coordinate strategy to combat them highlights the need for strong action to enhance protections of Americans' personal financial data.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-12T11:05:01Z
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Sen Shelby states support of CUs

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:04am
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), who heads the Senate Banking Committee, issued a statement late Thursday about the importance of credit unions.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-12T11:05:01Z
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Regional SBAs ready, willing for more CU lending

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:04am
Regional U.S. Small Business Administration offices appear ready to work with credit unions as part of the recently announced initiative to help credit unions make more SBA loans.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-12T11:05:01Z
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Wis league testimony conveys reg burden, CU difference

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:04am
The Wisconsin Credit Union League emphasized the unique structure and benefits of credit unions during an informational hearing by the State Assembly Committee on Financial Institutions Wednesday.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-12T11:05:01Z
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Provident CU shares benefits of consolidated accounts with Bankrate

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:04am
When it comes to managing finances, nothing may be more beneficial to a consumer than combining all accounts within one financial institution. For credit union members, nothing may be more lucrative.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-12T11:05:01Z
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KCUA notches record attendance for Day at the Capitol

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:04am
A record number of Kansas credit union representatives swarmed Topeka Tuesday for the Kansas Credit Union Association's annual Day at the Capitol event.2015-02-12T00:00:00-06:002015-02-12T11:05:01Z
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Fazio describes NCUA reg relief approach to Senate panel

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
The National Credit Union Administration will consider raising the Regulatory Flexibility Act definition of small credit union to an asset threshold of $100 million or less at its next board meeting, the agency testified before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee Tuesday.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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Senate reintroduces CUNA-backed bill easing rules for privacy notices

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
A bill that would reduce credit union regulatory burden and enhance consumer protections by modernizing privacy notifications was introduced in the Senate Tuesday.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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CUNA, coalition urge broad lawmaker support of Mortgage Choice Act

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
CUNA is urging federal lawmakers to attach their support--and names--to a bill intended to "restore a full and open competitive market" by clarifying the definition of mortgage fees and points.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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FEMA proposal could spike costs for CUs, other flood-zone lenders: CUNA

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
CUNA is warning the Federal Emergency Management Agency that proposed changes to its standard form for determining whether a property is located in a flood-hazard zone could double the work and cost for credit unions and others that use the form.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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LSCU reports 2014 accomplishments, outlines 2015 goals

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions released its annual self-assessment, a measure of the league's accomplishments on behalf of its member credit unions in the areas of governmental affairs, education, cooperative initiatives and communications.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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CUs pose IRR, FOM, sup cap, overdraft and other questions to NCUA, CFPB

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
At a town-hall style webinar with federal regulators Tuesday, credit unions had the opportunity to ask questions on a wide range of topics from a potential interest-rate risk rule to what's going on with recently formed working groups on key issues.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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Model bylaws available for Wash-chartered CUs

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
State-chartered credit unions in Washington may soon operate under a new set of bylaws thanks to the efforts of a work group recently assembled by the Northwest Credit Union Association.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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'Patent troll' bill on Mt CUs' watch list

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:46am
The Montana Credit Union Network has its eyes on a number of bills traveling through the legislative process this week, including a "patent troll" bill and two others that directly affect state-chartered credit unions.2015-02-11T00:00:00-06:002015-02-11T10:46:38Z
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SBA touts CUs as source of small biz capital, works with CUNA

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:41am
CUNA and the Ohio Credit Union League joined Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet in Cincinnati Monday to highlight the mutually beneficial relationship between credit unions and the SBA.2015-02-10T00:00:00-06:002015-02-10T10:41:29Z
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