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Project Zip Code Helps Lawmakers Know Your Members Exist

Jun
12
Project Zip Code Helps Lawmakers Know Your Members Exist

June is Project Zip Code Month in Missouri.  The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is asking all credit unions to run - or re-run -  Project Zip Code (PZC) this month.  PZC is a secure computer program that helps determine how many credit union members reside in state and federal legislative districts.  Credit union participation is essential to accurately reflect

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Celebrate National Small Business Week with Missouri Event

Jun
12
Celebrate National Small Business Week with Missouri Event

If your credit union offers member business loans, would like to offer business loans or has small business owners as members, there is an event taking place in Missouri that may be of interest. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is hosting a National Small Business Week event in Missouri on June 19.  The event is designed for small business owners or organizations that work with small business issues.   

Here are the details:

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Missourians Making Contact Regarding Credit Union Tax Status

Jun
11
Missourians Making Contact Regarding Credit Union Tax Status

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hearing from credit union staff, volunteers and members in Missouri.  Between May 22 and June 17, Missourians in support of credit unions made 3,727 email contacts to Missouri’s U.S. Senators and Representatives regarding concerns about the credit union tax status. Another 50 people made phone calls through the toll-free number.

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Tax Status a Focus during Missouri Hike the Hill

Jun
04
Tax Status a Focus during Missouri Hike the Hill

Missouri Hike the Hill in Washington D.C. focused on the credit union tax status and the possibility for tax reform at the national level.

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Kansas City Area Credit Unions Meet with U.S. Rep. Cleaver

Jun
03
Kansas City Area Credit Unions Meet with U.S. Rep. Cleaver

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s (D-District 5) 9th annual barbeque provided credit unions in the Kansas City area with an in-district meeting opportunity.  Congressman Cleaver is a member of the Financial Services Committee, the primary committee for credit union issues and concerns in the U.S. House.

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MCUA Files Letter with the FASB—Credit Loss Proposal Will Hurt Credit Unions

Jun
03
MCUA Files Letter with the FASB—Credit Loss Proposal Will Hurt Credit Unions

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) strongly opposes a proposal to change the methodology for recognizing and reporting credit impairment.  In a comment letter filed last week, MCUA urged the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) not to proceed with its proposed accounting standards update.

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MCUA Supports CFPB Efforts to Delay Credit Insurance Prohibition

May
30
MCUA Supports CFPB Efforts to Delay Credit Insurance Prohibition

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a letter strongly supporting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

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State Credit Union Bill on Account Ownership Passes

May
24
State Credit Union Bill on Account Ownership Passes

Content provide by Peggy Nalls, chief advocacy officer for the Missouri Credit Union Association. 

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Horizon Credit Union Talks to State Reps

May
20
Horizon Credit Union Talks to State Reps

On April 16, 2013, several local credit union representatives, including those from Horizon Credit Union, met with State Representatives and Senators at the Missouri State Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Mo.

They discussed current bills and legislation to support credit unions.

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Credit Unions Give Back to Members Directly

May
17
Credit Unions Give Back to Members Directly

Credit unions in Missouri give back to their members in many ways, including actual cash back.   As not-for-profit financial cooperatives, a credit union’s top priority is to serve members with exceptional personal service, products, and services at fair prices.

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