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GOP Congress Promises New Slant on Old Issues

Dec
01
GOP Congress Promises New Slant on Old Issues

Written by John McKechnie, Partner, Total Spectrum.

Following the landslide that gave Republicans the majorities in both the House and Senate for the first time since 2006, I can make some very preliminary, semi-educated guesses about the tack the GOP will take. 

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MCUA Offers Improvements to DoD on Military Lending Act Proposal

Dec
01
MCUA Offers Improvements to DoD on Military Lending Act Proposal

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) submitted a comment letter to the Department of Defense (DoD) regarding a proposal that would implement various provisions of the Military Lending Act (MLA).

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Remind Members to Beware of Facebook Scams

Nov
24
Remind Members to Beware of Facebook Scams

Social media platforms provide a way to connect with your current membership and reach potential members. Every credit union should have a presence on at least one—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

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Share the Credit Union Story at MCUA’s Annual Advocacy Meeting

Nov
21
Share the Credit Union Story at MCUA’s Annual Advocacy Meeting

Make plans now to share the credit union story during the Missouri Credit Union Association's (MCUA) Annual Advocacy Meeting. Join other credit union leaders in Jefferson City on February 9-10, 2015. 

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Meet Newly Elected Lawmakers During Freshman Orientation

Nov
18
Meet Newly Elected Lawmakers During Freshman Orientation

Credit union leaders from across Missouri have a unique opportunity to meet newly elected lawmakers one-on-one before they officially take office. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) invites credit union representatives to participate in a freshman orientation lunch with legislators on December 3 in Jefferson City.

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Share Data Breach Concerns with Lawmakers Back in D.C.

Nov
11
Share Data Breach Concerns with Lawmakers Back in D.C.

With lawmakers back in Washington, D.C., there’s no better time for Missouri’s credit union advocates to share concerns about data breaches and the need for action. The data breach at Home Depot cost credit unions nationwide an estimated $60 million based on a recent survey. In addition, breaches at Schnucks, Target, Michaels, Jimmy Johns, Staples, Dairy Queen, K-Mart and others add to the financial impact to consumers and the credit unions that serve them.

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Missouri’s Credit Unions Feel Impact from Home Depot Data Breach

Nov
04
Missouri’s Credit Unions Feel Impact from Home Depot Data Breach

The Home Depot data security breach hit credit unions hard, including credit unions in Missouri. The total cost to Missouri credit unions is estimated at $759,408, with a nationwide cost of nearly $60 million. These incurred costs include reissuing debit and credit cards, dealing with fraud and covering other costs once the breach was disclosed in September. 

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MCUA Supported Candidates Sweep Election

Nov
04
MCUA Supported Candidates Sweep Election

Credit union advocates joined other voters in heading to the polls on November 4 and a number of credit union friends were elected. Out of the 104 candidates supported by the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA), 100 won their respective elections Tuesday. Several MCUA-supported candidates faced extremely tough races, with four of the eight winning. The

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U.S. Rep. Smith Meets with Credit Unions in Rolla

Nov
03
U.S. Rep. Smith Meets with Credit Unions in Rolla

Sharing credit union concerns about data breaches and demonstrating how credit unions are making a difference for members in District 8 was a top priority during a meeting with U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (R-District 8).

Credit union leaders from Riverways Federal Credit Union and Ozark Federal Credit Union took part in the in-district meeting at Riverways Federal Credit Union in Rolla on October 30.   

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Pheasant Hunt Raises $3,000 for CUPAC

Oct
30
Pheasant Hunt Raises $3,000 for CUPAC

Credit union supporters participating in the 12th Annual Pheasant Fall Classic helped raise more than $3,000 for the Credit Union Political Action Fund (CUPAC) on October 29.

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