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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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