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July 14, 2014

Ala. CUs join nationwide 'Bank on' campaign for unbanked

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Alabama credit unions have joined a national campaign to help consumers become more financially independent. ReadMore

Cleveland Fed: CDFIs successful in boosting low-income area lending

The Community Development Financial Institution Fund is successfully increasing lending in low-income areas, according to a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. ReadMore

CU's new HQ: High-tech, high-touch, no corner office

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Anyone who walks through the doors of Lake Trust CU's new headquarters once it opens next year may mistake their surroundings for the offices of Facebook or Google. ReadMore

Bill to fight patent 'trolls' passes House subcommittee

The House subcommittee on commerce, manufacturing and trade voted 13-6 Thursday to advance a bill designed to combat abusive patent demand letters. ReadMore

Mortgage lending jumps 32% in second quarter

After months of sluggish activity, mortgage lending is starting to gain steam, according to numbers reported by Inside Mortgage Finance this week. ReadMore

CUNA makes NCUA L.A. Listening Session audio available

CUNA has made available a full audio recording of the National Credit Union Administration's June 26 Listening Session held in Los Angeles, as well as key audio clips of that session. The audios have been posted to CUNA's website. ReadMore
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