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Hike the Hill: Reserve Hotel Room By May 11

May
04
Hike the Hill: Reserve Hotel Room By May 11

Time is running out to reserve a room and take part in the Missouri Hike the Hill, June 8-10. Join the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) and credit union leaders as they discuss issues that impact credit unions and their members/communities in meetings with lawmakers and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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Take Part in Data Breach Call to Action

Apr
27
Take Part in Data Breach Call to Action

Credit union advocates in Missouri have an opportunity to emphasize the need for action on data security following the introduction of S. 961, the Data Security Act of 2015, by Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R).

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Young Professionals Vital to Credit Union Movement

Mar
20
Young Professionals Vital to Credit Union Movement

Young professionals (YPs) are vital to the future of the credit union movement in Missouri and nationwide. Luckily, through opportunities like the Cooperative Trust's "crasher" events, YPs can collaborate with their peers, learn from the current leadership and explore their passion for credit unions.

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GAC 2015: Missouri CU Leaders Hike Capitol Hill

Mar
17
GAC 2015: Missouri CU Leaders Hike Capitol Hill

Dozens of credit union leaders from across the state wrapped up Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) by heading to Capitol Hill to advocate for Missouri credit unions. The GAC took place in Washington, D.C.

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Federal Privacy Notice Bill Introduced in Senate, House Bill Gains Cosponsors

Feb
19
Federal Privacy Notice Bill Introduced in Senate, House Bill Gains Cosponsors

Efforts to eliminate privacy notice mailings when no changes in policies are made are moving forward on Capitol Hill. S. 423, the Privacy Notice Modernization Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on February 10. Missouri U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 3) introduced a similar bill in the House in January.

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Annual Advocacy Meeting: Reach Out to Lawmakers in Advance

Feb
03
Annual Advocacy Meeting: Reach Out to Lawmakers in Advance

In less than one week, credit union leaders from across the state will make their way to Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Annual Advocacy Meeting. The event takes place February 9-10, in Jefferson City.

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Meet with Lawmakers at Annual Advocacy Meeting

Jan
27
Meet with Lawmakers at Annual Advocacy Meeting

Credit union volunteers and leaders from across the state will be attending the Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Annual Advocacy Meeting, February 9-10 in Jefferson City.

MCUA encourages credit union advocates to attend this two-day event, as it allows them to share how their credit unions make a difference in Missouri communities and discuss legislation that could impact credit unions and their members.

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Privacy Notification Change May Affect Your Credit Union

Jan
09
Privacy Notification Change May Affect Your Credit Union

Sending out annual privacy notices is a costly regulatory requirement that can also create confusion with members. While the 113th Congress did not pass privacy notification legislation by year-end 2014, there is an alternative option available to Missouri’s credit unions via a new rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). 

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Arianna Huffington & Gen. Stanley McChrystal Keynote at GAC

Jan
04
Arianna Huffington & Gen. Stanley McChrystal Keynote at GAC

The CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference is a premier conference for political impact, credit union networking and industry insights. This year’s keynote speakers include chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, and former leader of the Joint Special Operations Command, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, USA (Ret.).

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Show-Me Scorecard Survey Due January 9

Jan
02
Show-Me Scorecard Survey Due January 9

In advance of 2015 advocacy efforts, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is updating data for the Show-Me Scorecard, a brochure that credit union advocates provide federal and state lawmakers.

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