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From strip clubs to massages: When clients are sexually inappropriate

CU Journal - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:27pm
It’s tough enough to grapple with sexual harassment in the workplace. It’s more complex when clients are involved.
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Low unemployment, tax reform credited for Michigan CUs strong 2017

CU Journal - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:27am
Credit unions in Michigan saw significant gains in Q4 2017, as CUs there ended the year with significant boosts to membership and lending.
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Housing bubble or not, the real estate market is in trouble

CU Journal - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:27am
Despite soaring home prices, other factors needed to inflate a housing bubble are absent from the real estate market. But experts warn falling home values and rising mortgage defaults are inevitable, even if conditions naturally cool off.
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A #MeToo backlash is brewing in banking

CU Journal - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:25pm
Optimism that the #MeToo movement will have a positive influence is high among bankers who participated in a recent survey on sexual harassment. But there is also concern that it could lead to gender discrimination in hiring and mentoring.
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Recruiting the right people to manage all the moving parts

CU Journal - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 4:25pm
Alaska USA shakes up its operations, NuMark recognizes top employees and more new hires, promotions and honors.
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Fort Knox FCU surpasses 100,000 members

CU Journal - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 4:25pm
The credit union is Kentucky's largest and has experienced more than two decades of steady growth.
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Data: P2P’s got problems

CU Journal - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 3:25pm
Despite more bank and investor activity around digital P2P payments, consumer usage of P2P is a mixed bag.
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Credit union, newspaper partner for scholarship essay contest

CU Journal - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:24pm
Lansing, Mich.-based LAFCU will still judge all submissions, but a local paper will publish the winning entries – the first time the credit union has undertaken such a partnership.
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Turmoil at CoastHills CU as CEO fired, other executives depart

CU Journal - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 7:21pm
Former CEO Jeff York alleges retaliation by board related to proposed weight loss clause.
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Credit union lending boom expected to continue in 2018: Economist

CU Journal - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:20pm
The latest Credit Union Trends Report from CUNA Mutual Group predicts robust membership growth in the year ahead and sustained lending growth due to positive economic factors.
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Week ahead: Trades urge CU reps to meet with lawmakers during recess

CU Journal - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:20pm
Congress has left Washington for a two-week recess, and credit union leaders are being urged to make their case for reg relief while legislators are back at home.
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Expansions, donations and celebrations: Credit unions in the community

CU Journal - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 3:20pm
Another look at how credit unions are giving back to the communities they serve.
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Higher check-cashing fees in Illinois a chance for CUs to lead

CU Journal - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:20pm
A proposed fee increase at currency exchanges in Illinois could give credit unions a golden opportunity to reach out to the consumers who need them most.
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Automated email marketing campaigns are clicking with members

CU Journal - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:20am
Some credit unions are seeing significant boosts to loan balances and campaign response rates by deploying adaptive email marketing automation campaigns.
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DOJ pot crackdown has yet to hit banks

CU Journal - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 5:08pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions made headlines in January when he tightened federal marijuana enforcement. But the good news for financial institutions looking to service the pot industry is that the rest of the government has responded with a shrug.
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Giving kids the tools to succeed: Credit unions in the community

CU Journal - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:08pm
From technology donations for students to helping children in crisis and preventing drunk driving, here's how credit unions are giving back to the communities they serve.
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Graham unveils Senate measure to repeal CFPB payday rule

CU Journal - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:08pm
The congressional resolution to overturn the payday regulation comes as acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney has already said the agency will reconsider the rule internally.
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As jackpotting hits U.S. shores, is your credit union's ATM next?

CU Journal - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 2:08pm
A new kind of ATM fraud has begun to hit U.S. financial institutions. Here's how to protect your credit union.
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Inspired by CU leaders coming together to speak with one voice

CU Journal - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:07pm
At a time when credit union leaders need to be heard as one voice, the leaders of two competing trade groups are exemplifying that spirit.
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Senate Dems criticize Carson over HUD enforcement practices

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 5:04pm
Senate Democrats accused Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and his agency of failing to enforce fair housing laws.
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