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CULedger to test if CUs and blockchain are ready for prime time

CU Journal - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:12pm
There are many contenders working towards developing a universal digital ID system. CULedger will test its offering later this week with a rollout scheduled for the second half of 2019.
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PSECU snags tech exec from Alliant Credit Union as next president

CU Journal - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:12am
George Rudolph will take over at Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union in April as the institution's current president, Greg Smith, retires.
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VyStar is latest credit union to line up bank acquisition

CU Journal - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:12am
The deal for Citizens State Bank is part of VyStar's plan to expand throughout Florida and Georgia.
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Challenge of CFPB falls short as Supreme Court passes on case

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:10pm
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a broad challenge to the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency that Republicans say has stifled economic growth through over-regulation.
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Appalachian Community Federal Credit appoints interim CEO

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:10pm
The Gray, Tenn.-based institution has named Kelly Smith as its temporary leader after Ron Scott resigned to move closer to family. He subsequently passed away.
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Week ahead: Limited business amid shutdown

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:10pm
Despite the ongoing federal work stoppage, some scheduled activities are still taking place this week in Washington.
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CFPB to scrap key underwriting portion of payday rule

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:10pm
The agency is expected soon to propose a revamp of the 2017 regulation that would eliminate the ability-to-repay provisions, which small-dollar lenders saw as a direct threat to their business.
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SAFE Federal Credit union members receive $1.2M in payout

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:09am
The South Carolina institution has returned more than $31 million to members over the last 22 years.
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New CUSO from Corporate One aims to be credit unions' guide to fintech

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:09am
The Ohio-based corporate has unveiled Sherpa Technologies, a credit union service organization intended to help CUs better navigate the tech landscape for financial institutions.
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Viral #KiKiChallenge helps nets $150K for charity from Michigan CUs

CU Journal - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 8:09am
The Michigan Credit Union League donated money to the Children's Miracle Network every time an institution posted a video of its employees dancing to "In My Feelings" by Drake.
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The shutdown's impact on financial services

CU Journal - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 9:08pm
Many federal agencies have been closed for more than three weeks, making it the longest shutdown in U.S. history. With no end in sight, here's how it's affecting banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders.
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Banks, credit unions help federal workers weather shutdown

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 4:03pm
Financial institutions of all sizes are offering low- or zero-rate loans, waiving fees and making other arrangements to aid federal workers — a practice that regulators officially blessed on Friday, the 21st day of the closing of many U.S. agencies.
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Why government shutdown has CU staff canceling vacations

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 4:03pm
With government workers off the job, some credit union call centers are extra busy as worried members reach out with questions.
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Enhancing financial literacy: Credit unions in the community

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:03pm
From canned food drives to sponsoring a 5k race, here is a look at how credit unions are making a difference.
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Insider named as next CEO of American Airlines FCU

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:03pm
Gail Enda is taking over at the $7 billion-asset institution as its outgoing leader, Angie Owens, takes a job with American Airlines.
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Waters: A million-plus could lose homes because of HUD shutdown

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:03am
A lapse in rental-assistance funding, understaffed FHA and other effects of the government shutdown are causing real harm to families, said the chair of the House Financial Services Committee.
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Foundation awards grants for CUs to assess programs

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:03am
Three credit unions will receive $18,000 each and work with the Center for Financial Services Innovation to track the strength of certain products and services.
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CUNA tops $25 million in commitments for national awareness campaign

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 9:03am
The trade association is seeking $100 million from credit unions over three years in support of its "Open Your Eyes" campaign.
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Border patrol credit union caught in the middle of government shutdown

CU Journal - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 7:03am
As government employees carry on without pay, Cabrillo Credit Union and others must balance liquidity concerns with staying out of a political fight.
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CFPB mortgage rule didn’t cost industry much, agency says

CU Journal - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 7:02pm
As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the bureau released long-awaited "look-back" reviews to assess the impact of mortgage underwriting and servicing rules on the industry and the credit markets.
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