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CUNA sends letter supporting 'rural' definition bill

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:30am
CUNA has written to Reps. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) and Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas) to express support for a bill that would direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to establish a process to determine if an area can be defined as "rural."2015-03-09T00:00:00-05:002015-03-09T09:30:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Bill to strengthen FSOC review of CFPB regs backed by CUNA

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:30am
A bill that would authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to stay or set aside a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulation has CUNA's support.2015-03-09T00:00:00-05:002015-03-09T09:30:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

GAC: A must-follow: CUNA's social media campaign

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:30am
CUNA will operate a number of Twitter handles to help chronicle the story of the Governmental Affairs Conference as it happens this week.2015-03-09T00:00:00-05:002015-03-09T09:30:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

GAC: See what's 'app'

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:30am
It's hard to imagine--given this year's expected record-breaking turnout--that the entire CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference experience could fit in the palm of your hand.2015-03-09T00:00:00-05:002015-03-09T09:30:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

High-tech Apple Pay hit by low-tech fraud

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:30am
A wave of fraudulent transactions has hit Apple Pay recently, as fraudsters have been entering stolen credit and debit card data into Apple's new mobile-payment system and making purchases illegally.2015-03-09T00:00:00-05:002015-03-09T09:30:19Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA files amicus brief in important Florida interchange case(1)

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 4:17am
CUNA filed an amicus brief Thursday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in a case raising many of the policy issues surrounding credit card interchange fees.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-07T10:17:20Z
Categories: Credit Union News

7 new reg relief bills help welcome CUs to DC for CUNA GAC(1)

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 4:17am
As CUNA looks forward to welcoming nearly 5,000 credit union advocates to Washington next week for its 2015 Governmental Affairs Conference, Ryan Donovan, the association's chief advocacy officer, sent out a special edition of CUNA's weekly "Legislative Update" to CUNA members Thursday. The update highlights seven bills introduced in the last week that, if enacted, will help remove barriers for credit unions to more fully serve their members.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-07T10:17:20Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Nussle: Need for reg relief must trump banks' tired tax attacks(1)

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 4:17am
The Independent Community Bankers of America unveiled its list of 2015 policy priorities on Tuesday and CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle noted that it highlights how similar the advocacy priorities of credit unions and small banks are--but with one very unfortunate exception.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-07T10:17:20Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Interchange-fee cap bill halted in Colo(1)

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 4:17am
Legislation in Colorado that would have prohibited collection of interchange fees on state and local taxes was halted during a committee hearing Wednesday.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-07T10:17:20Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NH CUs briefed on IOLTAs(1)

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 4:17am
The Cooperative Credit Union Association partnered with the New Hampshire Bar Association this week to put on a compliance training session for handling Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts and other escrow accounts.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-07T10:17:20Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA files amicus brief in important Florida interchange case

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
CUNA filed an amicus brief Thursday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in a case raising many of the policy issues surrounding credit card interchange fees.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

7 new reg relief bills help welcome CUs to DC for CUNA GAC

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
As CUNA looks forward to welcoming nearly 5,000 credit union advocates to Washington next week for its 2015 Governmental Affairs Conference, Ryan Donovan, the association's chief advocacy officer, sent out a special edition of CUNA's weekly "Legislative Update" to CUNA members Thursday. The update highlights seven bills introduced in the last week that, if enacted, will help remove barriers for credit unions to more fully serve their members.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Nussle: Need for reg relief must trump banks' tired tax attacks

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
The Independent Community Bankers of America unveiled its list of 2015 policy priorities on Tuesday and CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle noted that it highlights how similar the advocacy priorities of credit unions and small banks are--but with one very unfortunate exception.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Interchange-fee cap bill halted in Colo

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
Legislation in Colorado that would have prohibited collection of interchange fees on state and local taxes was halted during a committee hearing Wednesday.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

NH CUs briefed on IOLTAs

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
The Cooperative Credit Union Association partnered with the New Hampshire Bar Association this week to put on a compliance training session for handling Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts and other escrow accounts.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CEO confidence up, but reg concerns increase: Abound survey

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
Credit union CEO optimism for 2015 is tempered by concerns of increased regulatory burden, according to Abound Resources.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA Mutual reports 4th consecutive year of growth

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:13am
An improved lending environment contributed to the fourth consecutive year of earnings growth for CUNA Mutual Group, the company reported Thursday.2015-03-06T00:00:00-06:002015-03-06T10:13:38Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA-backed bill would allow CU input into 'rural' definition

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
Reps. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) and Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas) have reintroduced the Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act, a CUNA-supported bill that would grant credit unions and other lenders greater input into rural-area designations.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Memberships, loans continue positive trend: CUNA's monthly survey

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
Loans outstanding and credit union memberships both posted solid gains in January, according to the latest CUNA credit union monthly estimates.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

App puts CUNA's GAC in palms of attendees' hands

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:09am
It's hard to imagine--given this year's expected record-breaking turnout--that the entire CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference experience could fit in the palm of your hand.2015-03-05T00:00:00-06:002015-03-05T11:09:40Z
Categories: Credit Union News

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