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September 15, 2014

CUNA-sponsored Hill forum to examine legislative, regulatory future for CUs

Washington
The policy implications of credit unions reaching 100 million memberships will be explored at a CUNA-sponsored forum, hosted by The Hill publications, Wednesday in Washington, D.C. ReadMore

Showcase cultural partnerships during Hispanic Heritage Month

CU System
Today is the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month--an opportunity for credit unions to showcase their involvement and commitment to Hispanic members, communities and businesses. ReadMore

Where FHLBs can fit in CU operations, Part 1

CU System
The Federal Home Loan Bank system, made up of 12 regional cooperative banks that are governed by Congress, offer secured loans, called advances, to local lenders to help finance housing, jobs and economic growth. ReadMore

FinCEN issues advisory with human trafficking, smuggling red flags

Washington
To support law enforcement's efforts to fight smuggling and trafficking, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement has released an advisory on possible financial red flags. ReadMore

Lights, camera, action: League videos spotlight 100M memberships

CU System
Credit union leagues across the country are challenging each other to create videos that highlight the 100 million memberships milestone. ReadMore

NerdWallet hosting today's TweetChat on CUs, fin. lit.

CU System
Hop on Twitter and join NerdWallet for a one-hour TweetChat this morning about the various ways credit unions can, should and do help raise the level of financial literacy among high school and college students. ReadMore

Maine league educating state CUs, consumers about data breaches

CU System
The Maine Credit Union League and its credit union service organization, Synergent, hosted a conference call last week to apprise the state's credit unions about the latest information on data security breaches at the Home Depot and other retailers. ReadMore

CFPB to supervise larger nonbank remittance providers as of Dec. 1

Washington
Effective Dec. 1, larger nonbank international money transfer providers become subject to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's remittance rules that were adopted in 2013. ReadMore
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The 1st vid shows how consumer can become victim and, advice to those who think they've been targeted. http://t.co/hr9VHpzEze
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.@TheNCUA has released two videos designed to raise awareness of elder financial abuse. http://t.co/iddSxr7H40
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Celebrate #100MM with @MDDCCUA1 at Orioles v Blue Jays tonight at Camden Yards
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The At Home In Lawrence mortgage program from @MetroCU is designed to help revitalize Lawrence, Mass.
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