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Credit union reps earn accolades for advocacy, activism

CU Journal - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 9:24am
TDECU employee up for Citizen of the Year and more honors, awards, promotions and new hires.
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Don't Overestimate the Senate Arbitration Vote

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:00pm
So, folks, the CFPB is not going anywhere soon.
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Credit Unions Announce Conversions, Renewals, Upgrades

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:00pm
Many credit unions recently completed or signed for core system conversions, upgrades or renewals, or other major tech upgrades. Here is a look at some of the latest reported technology moves.
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CU trades cheer as tax status stays untouched in GOP tax plan

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 5:22pm
CUNA and NAFCU cautioned, however, that the bill is by no means final and could still change.
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Trump makes it official, taps Powell to head Federal Reserve

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 4:22pm
Fed Gov. Jerome Powell, who was first nominated to the central bank by President Obama, is widely seen as a continuity choice.
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Housing groups pan GOP swipe at mortgage deduction

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 4:22pm
Hopes that tax reform might soften a weakening of the mortgage interest deduction were quickly dashed as the GOP plan landed a double punch on the incentive cherished by the mortgage and housing industries.
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Debating Where Tech Will Take Finance

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:22pm
Financial and fintech experts weigh in on the disruption happening in the financial industry.
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CU Employee Blackface Photo Causes Facebook Firestorm

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 1:56pm
P1FCU CEO apologizes, employees shocked and saddened, but some are critical of credit union’s response.
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Bipartisan Reg Overhaul Bill Still Possible Despite Setback

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:44pm
Senate Democrat believes there's still "an opportunity to negotiate" to reach financial regulatory relief.
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Energy Capital Credit Union finds new CEO in-house

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:21am
Linda Pearsall will replace retiring CEO Randall Dixon on Jan. 1, 2018
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Less than one week left to be part of CUJ's most popular annual feature

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:21am
The deadline to submit photos for CU Journal's annual "A Day in the LIfe of Credit Unions" photo spread is Nov. 8. Here's how you can be a part of it.
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Republican Tax Bill Retains Credit Union Tax Exemption

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:05am
While no direct mention of credit union tax exempt status in the proposal, officials are still investigating.
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CFPB sees risks in longer-term auto loans

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:21am
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said 42% of car loans issued in the last year had a repayment term of six years or more, a huge leap over the 26% with such terms in 2009.
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Pastor, Former CU CEO Sentenced to Five Years

CU Times - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 9:51am
Pastor Trevon Gross was also ordered to pay the NCUA more than $190,000 in restitution.
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Maine credit unions complete merger

CU Journal - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 9:21am
Eastern Maine Medical Center FCU now part of Acadia FCU after members approve.
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Housing finance reform not happening soon: Trump official

CU Journal - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:19pm
Mark Calabria, the chief economic adviser to Vice President Mike Pence, said the administration is focused for now on more pressing issues than GSE reform, including addressing housing damage from recent hurricanes.
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Trump signs resolution killing CFPB arbitration rule

CU Journal - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:19pm
With little fanfare, President Trump officially nixed the rule prohibiting financial firms from including mandatory arbitration clauses, earning praise from credit union trade groups.
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CU Trades Praise Trump for Nullifying CFPB Arbitration Rule

CU Times - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:45pm
Trump's repeal of the CFPB's arbitration rule called "a win for credit unions" by CU officials.
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Celebrating success stories: Credit unions in the community

CU Journal - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:19pm
A look at the many ways credit unions are giving back to the communities they serve.
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An app that could deal a fresh blow to payday lenders

CU Journal - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:19pm
Letting employees decide when they get paid through a mobile app that connects to an institution's prepaid card can serve the same purpose as a payday loan but cost the consumer less.
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