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April 17, 2015

NEW: CUNA files RBC2 comment, urges CU system to be heard

Washington
WASHINGTON (4/17/15, UPDATED 11:07 a.m. ET)--CUNA submitted its comment letter this morning on the National Credit union Administration's revised risk-based capital plan. While holding firm to the view that the rule is unnecessary and should be tabled, the letter offers a number of constructive suggestions to improve the rule since the agency appears determined to move forward. ReadMore

Deadline looms for CUs to join suit vs. Home Depot: CUNA reminds

Washington
CUNA is reminding credit unions of an impending deadline for deciding whether to become a party to a class action suit against Home Depot. ReadMore

CU relief priorities highlighted for Senate panel study

Washington
In response to a Senate panel's effort to review the effects of federal regulations, CUNA submitted a letter to leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Thursday. ReadMore

CUNA details mortgage reg. relief options for SBC hearing

Washington
CUNA sent a number recommended statutory changes to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee Thursday, changes that would remove regulatory barriers for consumers obtaining mortgage credit. ReadMore

A week of Money Smarts kicks off Saturday

CU System
Credit unions nationwide will start celebrating Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances, on Saturday. ReadMore

TROL Act takes positive step, but improvements needed: CUNA

Washington
A bill to clarify Federal Trade Commission authority to fight abusive patent assertion entities is a positive step forward but is in need of improvement, CUNA believes. ReadMore

Senate Banking to vote reg. relief measures May 14

Washington
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will hold a full committee markup on regulatory relief matters May 14, according to the committee's schedule that was released Thursday. ReadMore

Millennials cautious, conservative with real estate: CUNA's Schenk

CU System
While the housing market has made some strides in its recovery from the collapse in 2008, one fact remains: millennials continue to be absent from the market. ReadMore

Youth Month attracts 100,000th member for Mich. CU

CU System
An afternoon visit to open a couple of youth accounts turned into a celebration for two Michigan kids, as they were honored for being Michigan Schools and Government CU's 100,000th (and 100,001st) members. ReadMore

World Council, Ukrainian group tackle CUs' challenges

CU System
Operating a credit union can be challenging. Now imagine doing so in a time of war. ReadMore
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