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Amazon's foray into banking could target key credit union demographics

CU Journal - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 1:38pm
The tech giant is reportedly in talks with JP Morgan Chase and Capital One about creating a checking account product, and two analysts say that could create major challenges for credit unions.
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Why Trump steel tariff won't hurt housing

CU Journal - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:38pm
The Trump administration's new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum may raise prices on a variety of consumer and commercial products, but will only put minimal strain on the housing industry.
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Midterm elections lurk in background of reg relief debate

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 5:34pm
The Senate legislation could be crucial for three moderate Democrats backing the bill who are up for re-election this fall, although the package has divided the party more broadly.
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CUs' superior deposit rates have small banks feeling the squeeze

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:34pm
If community banks fail to keep up with higher rates offered by online banks, credit unions and (soon) big banks, their liquidity may deteriorate even faster.
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New position demonstrates commitment to digital services

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:34pm
A newly-created post at SAFE FCU puts electronic services at the forefront, Montana's "crashers" recognized and more HR-related news from credit unions across the country.
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Another strong year for CUs, despite 200+ fewer institutions: NCUA

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:34pm
Credit unions saw strong gains in membership, loans and more in 2017, though the industry continued to shrink, with 200 fewer credit unions in operation than at the end of 2016.
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Senate prepares to end week without vote on Dodd-Frank relief

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 3:33pm
Unable to come to an agreement on which and how many amendments will be offered to a Dodd-Frank regulatory relief bill, the Senate will have to return next week before voting on the legislation.
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Hundreds turn out at Iowa rally supporting credit union tax exemption

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 2:33pm
About 750 people took part in a rally at the state capitol in Des Moines to protest a proposed tax on Iowa's credit unions.
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Cooperative Credit Union Association returns 5% rebate to members

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:33pm
This year marks the third consecutive year the league has awarded $125,000 to member credit unions.
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Showing the love: Credit unions in the community

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:33am
From raising millions for scholarships to honoring members of the military and helping victims of disastrous fires, here's another look at how credit unions are giving back to the communities they serve.
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Women in tech: A 40-year career focused on innovation and mentorship

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:33am
Cynthia Schroeder has seen massive technological changes in the four decades she's been in the credit union movement, but one thing that hasn't changed is the importance of collaboration and mentorship.
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Meet the women who are moving the credit union movement forward

CU Journal - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 8:33am
In honor of International Women's Day, here's a look at some of the women who are making a difference in the credit union industry.
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Latest version of Senate reg relief bill aims to address key Dem criticism

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 7:31pm
The latest version of a bill to give regulatory relief to small institutions includes language designed to ensure that large foreign bank holding companies do not also see their supervision eased.
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CEO of Land of Lincoln Credit Union resigns

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:30pm
CFO Craig Althoff hase been named interim CEO while the board begins its search for a permanent chief executive.
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What Gary Cohn's departure from the Trump administration means for CUs

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 2:30pm
The resignation of National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn costs financial institutions a top ally in the Trump administration and could potentially further slow agency appointments -- including the two open spots on the NCUA board.
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Mulvaney’s idea for curbing CFPB’s clout: Hand it to other agencies

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:29am
The Dodd-Frank Act consolidated massive authority under the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but acting Director Mick Mulvaney wants the bureau to take a back seat to states and other federal regulators.
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7 ways auto lenders can protect their data

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:29am
The fear of data breaches has become a regular part of life, but many regs that help protect auto lenders were written before that threat originated. Here's how to protect yourself.
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CUNA, Ohio CU League file amicus brief in support of Dover-Phila FCU

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 8:29am
The Ohio-based credit union is the latest to fight an ADA lawsuit alleging violations on its website.
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CUNA, NAFCU rev up grassroots advocacy in advance of reg relief vote

CU Journal - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 8:29am
The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S.2155) is said to be "the most comprehensive regulatory relief to come onto the Senate floor in over a decade."
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CoastHills Credit Union places CEO Jeff York on ‘temporary leave’

CU Journal - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:27pm
The California-based credit union cites ‘confidential personnel matters’ but does not specify reason.
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