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April 17, 2014

As threats grow, Mich. league work for members' data safety gets spotlight

Even with the U.S. Congress out of session until April 28, credit unions are keeping the focus on what must be done to improve the country's data security. ReadMore

CFPB extends remittance rule shield

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing a five-year extension to an exception that minimizes for some credit unions and other financial institutions certain information reporting requirements of its international remittance transfer rule. ReadMore

'Overwhelming' response to N.J. CUs' 'trust' billboard

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The New Jersey Credit Union League reported an "overwhelming" response to a recent billboard campaign that supported the "Banking You Can Trust" credit union awareness website. ReadMore

CUNA site safe from Heartbleed security flaw

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CUNA's information technology team assures that CUNA's customer-facing websites are not impacted by the Heartbleed security issue that has been reported in News Now and the general press. ReadMore

Card, member protection headline Calif. league rally

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The collective voice of California credit unions was heard loud and clear in Sacramento April 7-8, as industry leaders from throughout the state took part in the California Credit Union League's 2014 Government Relations Rally. ReadMore

Have Bankziety? Minn. league prescribes a cure

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Wedding season is around the corner, and if your wallet has the wedding bell blues, it may need a visit to the Minnesota Credit Union Network's Bankziety website. ReadMore

Mobile payments to jump 40% globally: Juniper

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The value of payments completed through mobile devices worldwide will reach around $507 billion this year, a rise of nearly 40% year-over-year, according to a new report from Juniper Research. ReadMore

CUNA compliance audios are back and even better

Back by popular demand, CUNA compliance staff are posting new audio updates on the hottest compliance topics. ReadMore

CUs, league win reg relief as Wis. gov. signs CU bill

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a package of credit union regulatory reforms into law Wednesday; action that will ease regulatory burden for the state's credit unions and remove barriers they face when serving their memberships.

Small Ark. CU offers loan growth advice

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With economic activity starting to sizzle, at least one small Arkansas-based credit union has been leveraging the upward trend into gains in loan growth, while also sharing its secrets for success.

Rewards accounts attractive to Gen Y, says Kasasa

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So-called "Gen Y" adults search for mobile tools, rewards programs and cash-back options more than older generations when selecting a financial institution, a Kasasa study released Wednesday found.
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