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GAC 2013: Missouri Hotel Block Information

Oct
22
GAC 2013:  Missouri Hotel Block Information

Missouri credit union leaders will head to Washington, D.C.

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National Hike the Hill Focus on MBL: Missouri Attendees Needed November 27-28

Oct
22
National Hike the Hill Focus on MBL:  Missouri Attendees Needed November 27-28

In Missouri and across the country, credit unions are focusing on the final push to pass member business lending (MBL) legislation.  Time is running out and all efforts are needed.  If member business lending is not passed by the end of the year, MBL will have to be reintroduced when the new Congress takes office and the process must start all over again. 

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Help Credit Union Friends with ‘Get Out the Vote!' Volunteer Efforts

Oct
22
 Help  Credit Union Friends with ‘Get Out the Vote!' Volunteer Efforts

Missouri credit union members have opportunities to assist credit union friends and champions with 'Get Out the Vote' (GOTV) efforts.  The general election takes place on Tuesday, November 6, and there are plenty of options to provide assistance to campaigns in the final days before people head to the polls.  Information is posted by candidate below. 

Your effort could make all the difference on November 6.

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NCUA Board Meeting Summary

Oct
19
NCUA Board Meeting Summary

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board met briefly on October 18, 2012,  to issue a proposal to extend the period that eligible credit unions have to accept the low-income designation, receive a report on the National Credit Union Share Insurance and Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Funds, and approve a community charter conversion.  Below is  the summary with a few more details of the meeting.

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Fed Evaluates CFPB's Consumer Response Unit

Oct
16
Fed Evaluates CFPB's Consumer Response Unit

The Federal Reserve Board’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released its Evaluation of the CFPB’s Consumer Response Unit.

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CFPB Updates Its Consumer Complaint Database

Oct
15
CFPB Updates Its Consumer Complaint Database

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published new information on its blog regarding the consumer complaint database.  The latest snapshot of complaints received, details complaints from July 21, 2011 through September 30, 2012 on credit card issues.  During this time frame, the CFPB received approximately 79,20

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MCUA Comments on CFPB's Mortgage Servicing Proposed Rules

Oct
15
MCUA Comments on CFPB's Mortgage Servicing Proposed Rules

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) submitted two separate formal comment letters on the CFPB’s mortgage servicing proposed rules.  In our letters, we urged the Bureau to consider that many of the proposal requirements are outside of the statutory requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act.  We also urged the Bureau to exempt credit unions from several provisions within the proposed rules, where possible. &

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Missouri Credit Union Association Names Two State Credit Union Champions

Oct
15
Missouri Credit Union Association Names Two State Credit Union Champions

The Missouri Credit Union Association has named two candidates for Missouri State Representative as Credit Union Champions:  Jon Carpenter and Michael Frame.

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Missouri CUs Endorse Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay as CU Champion

Oct
12
Missouri CUs Endorse Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay as CU Champion

U.S. Representative William Lacy Clay (D-District 1) was recognized as a Credit Union Champion during a meeting with credit union leaders on October 11. 

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Cleaver Discusses Credit Union Concerns

Oct
12
Cleaver Discusses Credit Union Concerns

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D-District 5) met with credit union leaders in Kansas City for an in-district meeting on October 9.  The group discussed member business lending, credit union tax status and regulatory burdens facing financial institutions with Congressman Cleaver, who serves on the House Financial Services Committee.

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