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CUNA GAC: Mark Your Calendar for February 26 - March 2, 2017

Sep
23
CUNA GAC: Mark Your Calendar for February 26 - March 2, 2017

Mark your calendar - Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) 2017 Governmental Affairs Conference will be held February 26 - March 2 in Washington, D.C. CUNA GAC unites thousands of credit union advocates to fight for fairer legislation, regulation and policies for credit unions.

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MLA Guidance Issued – Credit Unions Ask for Delay in Implementation

Aug
28
MLA Guidance Issued – Credit Unions Ask for Delay in Implementation

The Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) Compliance team is focused on the Department of Defense (DOD) Military Lending Act (MLA) as Kansas and Missouri credit unions – along with credit unions across the country - work to comply with the rule by the effective date of October 3, 2016. The DOD published its long-awaited follow-up guidance on August 26. 

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In-District Meetings in Missouri and Kansas

Aug
02
In-District Meetings in Missouri and Kansas

Credit union advocates are busy meeting with federal and state lawmakers, as well as candidates, across Kansas and Missouri during the legislative recesses and in advance of the August 2 state primaries.

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Regulatory Advocacy Alert: CFPB’s Proposed Rule Would Eliminate Arbitration Clauses

Jul
29
Regulatory Advocacy Alert: CFPB’s Proposed Rule Would Eliminate Arbitration Clauses

August 22 is the deadline for comment letters regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposed arbitration rule. The proposed rule would eliminate arbitration clauses that are routinely included in many contracts for consumer financial products. These arbitration clauses can protect credit unions from class action lawsuits when requiring arbitration as an alternative dispute resolution process.

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August 2 Primary Ahead in Kansas and Missouri

Jul
24
August 2 Primary Ahead in Kansas and Missouri

Voters in Kansas and Missouri are headed to the polls on August 2 for the primary elections. Immediately following the primary election, the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) will send a candidate survey regarding credit union issues to the winners and will share responses with our member credit unions.

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Hike the Hill Attendees Hear Details on NCUA CAMEL Rating Changes & Meet Board Member

Jun
17
Hike the Hill Attendees Hear Details on NCUA CAMEL Rating Changes & Meet Board Member

Kansas and Missouri credit union leaders were on hand as the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board discussed potential changes with significant potential impact to Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) member credit unions during its June 16 meeting. Immediately following the meeting, HCUA Hike the Hill attendees met with NCUA Board Member Mark McWatters, providing an opportunity to discuss the issues raised during the meeting and other concerns.

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Share “Ease the Burden” Message as HCUA Hike the Hill Kicks Off

Jun
14
Share “Ease the Burden” Message as HCUA Hike the Hill Kicks Off

The impact of regulatory burden is significant on credit unions in Kansas and Missouri. Credit union leaders from both states are bringing this message to Washington, D.C. for the Heartland Credit Union Association’s (HCUA) first official Hike the Hill on June 14-16.

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Credit Unions Attend CFPB Hearing on Small-Dollar Lending

Jun
07
Credit Unions Attend CFPB Hearing on Small-Dollar Lending

Kansas and Missouri credit union representatives attended the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) field hearing on its payday lending/small-dollar lending proposal on June 2. There was a capacity crowd for the event in the Kansas City Music Hall. Attendees from six credit unions and the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) were scheduled to take part.

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Leverage Social Media During Hike the Hill

Jun
05
Leverage Social Media During Hike the Hill

Use social media to strengthen the credit union message during the Heartland Credit Union Association’s Hike the Hill! As credit union leaders from Kansas and Missouri head to Washington, D.C. on June 14, your tweets and Facebook posts will help showcase the credit union difference.

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