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Fla, ND policymakers notch Desjardins fin lit awards

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:40am
CUNA has named policymakers from North Dakota and Florida the winners of the Desjardins Financial Education Award for State Government Policymakers.2015-01-28T00:00:00-06:002015-01-28T10:40:39Z
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Consumer confidence surges to 7-year high(1)

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:40am
U.S. consumer confidence surged in January to its highest level since August 2007.2015-01-28T00:00:00-06:002015-01-28T10:40:39Z
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NEW: April 27 is RBC2 comment deadline

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:40am
WASHINGTON (1/27/15, UPDATED 9:30 a.m. ET)--The comment deadline is April 27 for the revised risk-based capital plan proposed Jan. 15 by the National Credit Union Administration.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-28T06:40:16Z
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RBC2 changes, improvements, outlook detailed in CUNA webinar

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
Well over 600 credit unions tuned into CUNA's webinar on the National Credit Union Administration's revised risk-based capital proposal Tuesday, as CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle highlighted the advocacy strength of the organization's three-tiered system.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Fed unveils strategies for US payments system improvements

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
A paper released Monday by the Federal Reserve features the agency's recommendations for improving the payments system in the United States from the perspective of payments system service providers.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Leagues, CUs batten down hatches for NE blizzard

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
State league offices and credit unions in the Northeast prepared for Winter Storm Juno by closing offices and advising members to stay safe.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Chicago Tribune column: CU membership worth the switch

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
Gregory Karp, a Chicago Tribune financial columnist, recently offered simple tasks for consumers to make 2015 more prosperous. Among them: Join a credit union.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Data security, breach hearings highlight this week in Congress

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
Several hearings on data and cybersecurity will take place in both houses of the U.S. Congress this week.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Ill reg settlement returns $16M to CUs in fee credits

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
For the fifth consecutive year, state-chartered credit unions in Illinois have received a credit in regulatory fees--the result of a settlement negotiated by the Illinois Credit Union League with the state of Illinois.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Hybrids 'dominate' ARM offerings: Freddie survey

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:36am
Hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) are the most popular ARM offerings from lenders, according to Freddie Mac's annual Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Survey.2015-01-27T00:00:00-06:002015-01-27T10:36:28Z
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Act fast: Don't miss today's webinar on RBC2 impact, continuing concerns

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
There is still time to register for today's free webinar from CUNA on the National Credit Union Administration's revised risk-based capital proposal.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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CUNA, trades unite to urge Congress on data security action

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
CUNA joined with a group of financial trade organizations in a letter to Congress seeking a set of principles to serve as a guide for potential data security legislation.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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Kenyan CUs intersect with Gates' vision to alleviate poverty

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
An annual letter from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sets out a vision of "unprecedented opportunities" for the world's poorest people in the next 15 years. Part of that vision is access to financial services--a service that globally credit unions already are providing through mobile banking.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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CUNA, Defense CU Council meet with CFPB on CU exemption from lending changes

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
Credit unions should be exempt from proposed changes to the Military Lending Act, CUNA and Defense Credit Union Council staff told the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Friday.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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CU tax-help programs ready for new healthcare questions

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
This year brings the first tax season that will require Americans to navigate the nuances of the Affordable Care Act when filing their taxes. Credit unions stand by to help with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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More than 90% of 2014 data breaches were preventable, report says

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
More than 90% of data breaches that occurred in the first half of 2014 could have easily been prevented, according to the 2015 Data Protection Best Practices report from the Online Trust Alliance.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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LinkedIn group a home for new bank-to-CU employees

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
Communities are built on common ground and the sharing of ideas. With that in mind, the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association has formed a networking group on the social media site LinkedIn for former bankers who have found a new "home" in credit unions.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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Goldenwest marshals members for political advocacy

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
Goldenwest CU, Ogden, Utah, with $1 billion in assets, has initiated a member advocacy group that offers its members an opportunity to provide lawmakers with a consumer's-eye view of the difference credit unions make in the financial lives of their members.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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World Council shares 12 tactics to reach Gen Y globally

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:27am
The World Council of Credit Unions has released a guide that offers credit unions ideas for reaching the global young adult market.2015-01-26T00:00:00-06:002015-01-26T10:27:22Z
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31 CUs fined total of $12,820 for 3Q late-filing

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:10am
Thirty-one federally insured credit unions will be subject to civil money penalties for filing late third-quarter 2014 call reports, the National Credit Union Administration announced Thursday.2015-01-23T00:00:00-06:002015-01-23T10:10:55Z
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