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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.
Categories: Credit Union News

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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NCUA data shows key growth metrics continued downward trend in Q4 2017

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 4:04pm
While some key indicators dropped in the year ending Dec. 31, 2017, credit unions in many states continue to thrive, with several new states jumping to the head of the pack for various growth measurements.
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Truliant FCU to boost minimum wage to $15

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:04pm
The North Carolina-based credit union is the latest to increase starting wages as part of the nationwide push to ensure all workers are paid a living wage.
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CFPB to review rulemaking authority inherited from other agencies

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:04pm
The information collection effort is consistent with acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney's efforts to set the agency on a more pro-industry, anti-enforcement course.
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CU exec earns national leadership accolades

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 1:04pm
MSUFCU boasts top female executive, SECU of Maryland names community market leaders and more new hires, promotions and awards.
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CUs helping Missouri legislature craft tighter payday loan rules

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:04pm
A bill before Missouri's House of Representatives has several provisions that would put more regulations on payday lenders without harming CUs offering similar, safer products.
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LGE Community CU to acquire Georgia Heritage Bank

CU Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:04am
This deal marks the fourth time already this year that a credit union has purchased a bank.
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CUNA, Southeastern league file amicus brief in ADA suit in Alabama

CU Journal - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 5:01pm
The credit union trades are standing behind The Infirmary Federal Credit Union in its motion to dismiss.
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Texas-based Germania CU seeking new leadership as CEO retires

CU Journal - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 5:01pm
The $10.6 million-asset credit union has selected Credit Union Resources, Inc. to conduct a search for CEO Cecil Barker's replacement.
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Open development CUSO receives $500K corporate CU investment

CU Journal - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 4:01pm
Constellation Digital Partners, LLC, has raised $26 million in the last 10 months.
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