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September 18, 2014

Fall sweep: CU message hits Hill hard before session ends

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State leagues and credit unions are making the most of the last days before Congress goes into its mid-term election recess with Hike the Hill visits and meetings with their federal regulator. ReadMore

EMV rollout gains steam at CUs

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As security breaches such as the one at Home Depot make both consumers and financial institutions more wary of existing fraud prevention technology, credit unions have begun issuing cards equipped with the Europay-MasterCard-Visa technology standard to their members. ReadMore

Experian: Financially marginalized need credit building opportunities

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A new study from Experian confirms that building a credit history is beneficial to financially marginalized communities. ReadMore

Ex-NFL player Hoge, CNN Hero Pregracke headline Iowa league convention

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Former NFL player Merril Hoge and 2013 CNN Hero Chad Pregracke will headline the Iowa Credit Union Conference, hosted by the Iowa Credit Union League, this week in Dubuque. ReadMore

Tech. advances don't dampen consumer cybersecurity concerns

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While many consumers believe technology will continue to advance in the next decade, most worry that cybersecurity will still pose a problem, a study by McAfee called "Safeguarding the Future of Digital America in 2025" found. ReadMore

Your opinion wanted: News Now survey

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Remember to take the readership survey from News Now , the daily online news publication from CUNA, before the Friday deadline. ReadMore

CU System briefs (09/18/2014)

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PHOENIX (9 18 14) Arizona State CU, Phoenix, with $1.6 billion in assets, awarded $38,000 to 19 students and alumni of Arizona universities and colleges through its community leaders scholarship and loan reduction

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