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NCUA hosting fin lit webinar/Twitter chat April 22

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:14am
As credit unions continue to mark April as Financial Literacy month with many financial education events, the National Credit Union Administration is hosting an April 22 webinar and Twitter chat to discuss ideas and activities to promote greater financial literacy among members, particularly young members.2015-04-09T00:00:00-05:002015-04-09T09:14:12Z
Categories: Credit Union News

IRS initiated 2,121 BSA/AML cases in FY2014, report says

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:14am
Bank Secrecy Act violations and money laundering investigations are part of the just-released Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation annual report, which reflects actions taken in fiscal year 2014.2015-04-09T00:00:00-05:002015-04-09T09:14:12Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUs advocate for hardworking community members in Op-Ed

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:14am
Credit unions are community-based financial institutions not only because they serve their members, but because they serve all members of the community, no matter where they manage their finances.2015-04-09T00:00:00-05:002015-04-09T09:14:12Z
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Fin Lit Day returns to Capitol Hill April 24

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:14am
This year's Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill has been scheduled for April 24, starting at noon (ET).2015-04-09T00:00:00-05:002015-04-09T09:14:12Z
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Ark CUs drop by Capitol for 1st 'Day at the Legislature'

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:14am
The Arkansas Credit Union Association hosted its first "Day at the Legislature" recently, where 25 credit union leaders from 11 credit unions traveled to Little Rock to attend legislative committee meetings and meet lawmakers.2015-04-09T00:00:00-05:002015-04-09T09:14:12Z
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Special Report: CUNA has major concerns with NCUA White Paper

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
This week, the National Credit Union Administration released a National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) Improvements White Paper suggesting changes to the operation and structure of the NCUSIF.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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CUs can bridge gap between consumer confidence, expertise on finance

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
When it comes to their finances, it turns out that Americans might be overly optimistic about their futures, according the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and NerdWallet 2015 Financial Literacy Survey--providing credit unions with an opportunity to help align consumers' expectations with reality.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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Don't delay Oct 1 date for EMV security: EMV forum director

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
The executive director of the EMV Migration Forum says there is no reason to move the liability shift date for EMV usage past Oct. 1.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CUNA: 420-plus RBC2 comments already, send yours to NCUA

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
More than 420 comments have already been sent to the National Credit Union Administration regarding its revised risk-based capital proposal, which has a comment deadline of April 27. CUNA emphasizes the importance of credit union stakeholders submitting their comments.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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In Miss, focus is on fin lit all year long

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
As not-for-profit financial cooperatives, credit unions are positioned to help members and consumers better their lives with financial education--an ideal that is at the forefront of the Mississippi Credit Union Association's mission.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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House to vote next week on Mortgage Choice, manufactured housing bills

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
The U.S. House is slated to vote on two bills of credit union interest when Congress returns to session next week: the CUNA-supported Mortgage Choice Act (H.R. 685) and the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (H.R. 650).2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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Mobile player CurrentC to roll out this year; Apple Pay adds 26 CUs

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
CurrentC, a mobile payments platform backed by some of the country's biggest retailers, will launch in the next few months and is expected to compete with Apple Pay and Google for market share.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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All sizes, types of FIs vulnerable to patent 'trolls,' CUNA/trades tell Congress

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
No type or size of financial institution is safe from abusive patent litigation, CUNA and other financial trade organizations told members of U.S. Congress in a letter.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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Mich FI dept to be headed by former MSU FCU CEO

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:05am
Patrick McPharlin, who recently retired as president/CEO of Michigan State University FCU, has been named the director of Michigan's Department of Insurance and Financial Services by Gov. Rick Snyder.2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T09:04:56Z
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CU Family of Races to bring $525,852 for sick kids

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:03pm
The credit union community will be out in force for the annual Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten-Mile Run Sunday, which raises funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.2015-04-07T00:00:00-05:002015-04-08T00:03:03Z
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Sunday's CU Cherry Blossom Run raises more than $525,000 for sick kids

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:01am
The credit union community will be out in force for the annual Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten-Mile Run Sunday, which raises funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.2015-04-07T00:00:00-05:002015-04-07T10:00:55Z
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CU biz lending headlines Portland biz journal

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:01am
A recent article in the Portland Business Journal describes how Oregon credit unions have ramped up their business lending in recent years.2015-04-07T00:00:00-05:002015-04-07T10:00:55Z
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College freshman floundering with proper fiscal behavior

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:01am
A white paper released during April's National Financial Literacy Month digs into recent trends in how college students manage their finances--especially given the steady rise in tuition and, subsequently, student loan debt over the past decade.2015-04-07T00:00:00-05:002015-04-07T10:00:55Z
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CBC FCU's Miller takes reg relief message to op-ed page

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:01am
In a guest commentary that appeared in the Pacific Cost Business Times April 3, Patrick Miller, president/CEO of CBC FCU, Oxnard, Calif., warned that regulatory burden could threaten credit unions' ability to provide lending to their members.2015-04-07T00:00:00-05:002015-04-07T10:00:55Z
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CUNA's Hampel, OCUL's Mercer weigh in on CU growth in Crain's Cleveland Biz

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:01am
Annual credit union lending growth has reached approximately 11%, which shows increasing consumer confidence in the economy, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Bill Hampel told Crain's Cleveland Business last week.2015-04-07T00:00:00-05:002015-04-07T10:00:55Z
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