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CUNA to take reg relief message to Senate at Feb 12 hearing

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
CUNA will testify at an upcoming U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on regulatory relief scheduled for Feb. 12.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

House passes CUNA-backed bill to examine rulemaking effects

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
A bill that would force regulators to take into account small businesses during the rulemaking process was passed Thursday by the U.S. House by a vote of 260-163.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA Dec estimates capture historic CU membership growth

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
Credit union memberships in 2014, the year in which the credit union movement surpassed the 100 million memberships milestone, rose at the fastest pace in more than two decades, according to CUNA's monthly credit union estimates.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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Sens consider GLBA as breach law base: CUNA wants GLBA standards

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
Members of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on consumer protection, product safety, insurance and data security discussed the potential of using security specifications in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act as a model for building a national data security standard, in a hearing Thursday.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA-supported bill would limit reputation risk enforcement

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
A bill limiting federal regulators' ability to pressure financial institutions to terminate specific accounts or restrict services to consumers was introduced Thursday and has CUNA support.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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Carolinas move forward with IOLTAs after CUNA-backed win

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
In December, with strong support from CUNA, President Barack Obama signed into law the Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act, which in effect permits credit unions to offer Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts. But before credit unions can offer these and other types of trust accounts, they must navigate the individual state laws that dictate the way the accounts are structured and governed.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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PCUA bombards TV airwaves with iBelong campaign

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
This year's iBelong marketing campaign from the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association has added a new layer: High-profile TV ads.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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CUs prep for America Saves, Military Saves week

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:26am
CUNA is among the associations encouraging credit unions to educate families about the importance of saving and of taking steps to build their personal wealth.2015-02-06T00:00:00-06:002015-02-06T10:26:38Z
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CUNA, broad coalition back bill to weigh impact of rulemaking

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
Legislation that would ensure regulatory rulemaking considers the impact on small businesses is expected to be introduced on the U.S. House floor today and has the support of CUNA.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Bill to block abusive patent litigation to be unveiled today

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
CUNA continues to urge Congress to tackle abuses of the patent system, and a bill that would combat abusive patent lawsuits is expected to be introduced today by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.).2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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Breach concerns make consumers fear handing payment cards to merchants

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
The lack of payment data security at merchant stores has consumers worried--a concern shared by CUNA.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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Compliance: CompBlog digs deep into TILA-RESPA changes

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
As the Aug. 1 implementation date for a new Truth in Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosure rule creeps nearer, CUNA's CompBlog is analyzing it section-by-section and offering comprehensive compliance tips over the next several weeks.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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Mobile-device security plans at NCUA need boost: IG report

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
The National Credit Union Administration's System Security Plan for its own operations does not adequately address mobile device security controls, according to a report from the agency's inspector general.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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16 indicted in fraud thwarted by Widget Financial

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
On Monday, federal prosecutors indicted 16 people allegedly associated with an identity theft and wire fraud scam that was uncovered by Widget Financial FCU, Erie, Pa., in 2012.2015-02-05T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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NCUA to start live-streaming open meetings this month

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:23am
As sought by CUNA, live video of monthly open National Credit Union Administration meetings will now be streamed online, the agency announced Wednesday, starting with the Feb. 19 meeting.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-05T10:23:35Z
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CUNA, partners keep heat on for stronger merchant standards in data breach law

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
Federal data breach legislation must contain strong national data protections and consumer notification standards, combined with effective enforcement provisions, CUNA emphasized in a letter submitted for the record of an upcoming hearing.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
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CU, community bank reg relief is subject of Feb 10 hearing

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
The Senate Banking Committee is calling together the federal financial institution regulators, including the National Credit Union Administration, for a hearing next Tuesday on regulatory relief for credit unions and community banks.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
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CU Effect: Got game? InTouch, athletes team up for fin ed

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
Athletes trying to make it to the big leagues are far from guaranteed multimillion-dollar contracts and huge endorsement deals. InTouch CU of Plano, Texas, with $814 million in assets, draws on local journeymen athletes and their experiences to educate its youngest members.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
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Bill intro'ed to improve definitions for mortgage points, fees has CUNA support

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
The Mortgage Choice Act, a CUNA-supported piece of legislation, was re-introduced by Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) Tuesday.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
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Bankrate: Seeking special savings? Select CU offerings

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
Credit unions not only regularly offer free checking, but they also serve up a number of specialized savings accounts useful to a broad spectrum of consumer types.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
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