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PowerComment Helps Credit Unions Answer Comment Calls

Aug
18
PowerComment Helps Credit Unions Answer Comment Calls

Missouri credit unions can now weigh in on comment calls using a new national online regulatory advocacy resource - PowerComment.  Credit unions have the ability to email regulators directly through PowerComment.

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MCUA Welcomes House Democrats for Summer Caucus

Aug
15
MCUA Welcomes House Democrats for Summer Caucus

The Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Jefferson City office served as the meeting site for the Missouri House Democrats' Summer Caucus and reception on August 12-13.  The two-day event brought a number of Democratic House members and candidates together at Missouri Credit Union House ahead of the September veto session and November general e

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Credit Unions' 100 Million Members Garners St. Louis Media Attention

Aug
11
Credit Unions' 100 Million Members Garners St. Louis Media Attention

It’s official. Credit unions nationwide have reached and exceeded 100 million memberships. In Missouri, 1.4 million people are members of credit unions – and that number keeps growing.

The 100 million member campaign, with its increased awareness about credit unions and the fact that more consumers are choosing credit unions as their financial institution, is getting attention from the media – and bankers.

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MCUA-Advocated Fixed Assets Rule Improvements Proposed

Aug
05
MCUA-Advocated Fixed Assets Rule Improvements Proposed

In a positive step, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board approved a proposed rule at its board meeting to amend the agency's fixed assets regulation to help federal credit unions better manage their fixed assets.

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2014 Primary Election Results

Aug
01
2014 Primary Election Results

Nine out of the 10 state candidates supported by the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) won their respective primary races on Tuesday, August 5.

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McCaskill Sends RBC Proposal Letter to NCUA, Entire Missouri Federal Delegation Weighs In

Jul
29
McCaskill Sends RBC Proposal Letter to NCUA, Entire Missouri Federal Delegation Weighs In

With a letter from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D), all ten of Missouri’s U.S. Senators and Representatives have now shared concerns about the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal.  

Senator McCaskill sent her letter on July 23, pointing out that 79 percent of Missouri credit unions that would be covered by the current proposal would see their capital positions shrink.

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Voter 101 - Important Deadlines & Information

Jul
21
Voter 101 - Important Deadlines & Information

The August 5 primary is less than two weeks away. The primary election determines each party's nominee for the general election. There are a number of races where the officeholder will be decided by the winner of the primary because candidates from on

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RBC Proposal Dominates NCUA’s Listening Session

Jul
15
RBC Proposal Dominates NCUA’s Listening Session

The Missouri Credit Union Association was on hand to represent Missouri interests at the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Listening Session in Chicago on July 10. As predicted, the Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal was the main focus of the discussion for the 160 people in attendance. After initial remarks from the regulators, credit union attendees had the floor to address their concerns.

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Nixon Signs 4 MCUA Supported Bills

Jul
10
Nixon Signs 4 MCUA Supported Bills

Four out of the five bills supported by the Missouri Credit Union Association during the 2014 legislative session will become law on August 28. Governor Jay Nixon (D) signed four of the bills and vetoed one by the July 14 deadline.  Overall, Nixon vetoed 33 bills - the most in a single year since he took office.

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MCUA To Attend NCUA Listening Session This Week

Jul
08
MCUA To Attend NCUA Listening Session This Week

To represent and address Missouri credit union concerns, especially regarding the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) will participate in the NCUA Listening Session in Chicago on July 10.

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