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Build trust to gain very low-income members: Federation

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
Traditional approaches to achieving financial stability are not effective in helping very low-income consumers, according to new white paper from the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Co-op development, microfinance FY2016 spending identified in administration plan

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:21am
As federal government agencies begin shedding more light on their 2016 budgets, more good news has come to light regarding initiatives supported by CUNA.2015-02-04T00:00:00-06:002015-02-04T10:21:22Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Nussle on Chick-fil-A breach leads Jan News Now Top 10

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 4:18am
An article about a possible data breach within the payment systems of Atlanta-based fast-food chain Chick-fil-A was the most-read News Now article in January.2015-02-03T00:00:00-06:002015-02-03T10:17:51Z
Categories: Credit Union News

CLF, CDRLF, CDFI Fund spending stable or growing in Obama 2016 budget

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 4:18am
President Barack Obama Monday released his annual budget proposal for fiscal year 2016, estimated by the Office of Management and Budget to represent total federal spending at $3.999 trillion for the year. CUNA has reviewed the document and noted line items for programs of interest to credit unions.2015-02-03T00:00:00-06:002015-02-03T10:17:51Z
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CUNA webinar breaks down NCUA liquidity rule

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 4:18am
A new webinar from CUNA aims to address struggles credit unions may have with the National Credit Union Administration's final liquidity rule.2015-02-03T00:00:00-06:002015-02-03T10:17:51Z
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Data breach, FY2016 US budget plan on Hill radar this week

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 4:18am
CUNA is following several hearings on both sides of the U.S. Capitol this week, including sessions on data breach legislation and on the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget.2015-02-03T00:00:00-06:002015-02-03T10:17:51Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Fair lending, HMDA compliance highlights of NCUA webinar

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 4:18am
February is a busy month for free webinars at the National Credit Union Administration. The agency just added a "Fair Lending and HMDA (Home Mortgage Disclosure Act) Compliance" session to its calendar.2015-02-03T00:00:00-06:002015-02-03T10:17:51Z
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Motley Fool: Why CUs are best places for auto loans

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 4:18am
A recently published article on The Motley Fool personal investment website recommends credit unions as consumers' best choice for auto loans this year.2015-02-03T00:00:00-06:002015-02-03T10:17:51Z
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Sen subcommittee to examine benefits of data breach legislation

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
A glimpse at what a federal data breach bill should look like will be discussed in the U.S. Senate at a hearing scheduled for Thursday.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Ruling limits Schnucks' data breach liability to $500K

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
A U.S. District Court judge ruled in January that a certain retailer is only liable to pay a maximum of $500,000 in damages following a data breach.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
Categories: Credit Union News

Most Americans have little financial cushion: Pew

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
Even though more U.S. households are in a better financial position as the economy recovers from the Great Recession, most families are just one setback away from financial disaster, according to a new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
Categories: Credit Union News

New RBC2 resources from CUNA include risk-based calculator

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
CUNA continues to provide resources to the credit union system regarding the National Credit Union Administration's revised risk-based capital proposal.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
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Sen Collins taps Maine league for elder fin abuse advice

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
For years, the Maine Credit Union League has led the fight against elder abuse, especially on the front of financial abuse, and that work has recently made the organization a key resource for a national lawmaker.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
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Same-day ACH, CFPB advisory board comment deadlines this month

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
Comments on a same-day automated clearinghouse proposal are due in February, as well as applications for consumer advisory boards and councils at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
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Consumer confidence soars to highest level since 2004

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
Consumer confidence improved markedly in January, as the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index jumped 4.5 points for the month to an 11-year high of 98.1, according to the final reading for the month.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
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Minn league supporting CFPB's 'Your Money, Your Goals'

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
The Minnesota Credit Union Network is part of a team of organizations that have come together to help promote the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's "Your Money, Your Goals: A Financial Empowerment Toolkit for Social Services Programs."2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
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American Bakery Workers' shares assumed by TruMark

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:09am
Philadelphia-based American Bakery Workers FCU, with $4.9 million in assets, has been liquidated by the National Credit Union Administration, the agency announced Friday.2015-02-02T00:00:00-06:002015-02-02T11:09:55Z
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CUs face 'perfect storm' of tech changes in 2015

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:50am
A sea of forces--investment, innovation and competition--could expand what credit unions, and other financial institutions, will spend on technology in 2015, according to a new report on technology expectations.2015-01-30T00:00:00-06:002015-01-30T10:50:14Z
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CFPB proposes broader 'small creditor,' 'rural' area definitions

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:50am
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday proposed a broader definition of "small" credit union and bank, as well as an expanded designation for what comprises a "rural" area. CUNA strongly backs easing the regulatory burden of the bureau's mortgage rules on credit unions through the expanded definitions.2015-01-30T00:00:00-06:002015-01-30T10:50:14Z
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Capitol visits raise CU awareness at state level

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:50am
Credit union leaders from three Midwestern states traveled to their state capitols this week to advocate for key issues on the local level.2015-01-30T00:00:00-06:002015-01-30T10:50:14Z
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