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July 11, 2014

CU growth buoys hiring, pay increase plans: CUNA survey

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Burgeoning membership expansion and the potential for double-digit loan growth are incubating a stronger employment environment at credit unions--one that portends more hires and increased wages, according to research from CUNA. ReadMore

Debit rewards programs still valuable to members, CUs find

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Credit unions are finding success in offering debit reward programs to their members--three years after big banks bailed on the programs in the wake of interchange rule changes. ReadMore

Global study finds 1 in 6 U.S. students financially illiterate

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In a recent international study that looked at the financial capabilities of 15-year-olds, U.S. teenagers scored below average in financial literacy, and roughly 17.8% of American students were found to be financially illiterate, meaning they failed to complete even the most basic of tasks. ReadMore

CUNA Councils reaches milestone of 6,000 total members

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CUNA's nationwide organization for credit union executives--CUNA Councils--has reached the 6,000-member milestone. ReadMore

Time MONEY recognizes Olson for refugee fin. ed.

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Sandy Olson, an employee of the charitable foundation of $1.7 billion-asset Affinity Plus FCU, St. Paul, Minn., has been recognized as a Time MONEY hero. ReadMore

Kindness alert: NEFCU starts 'Pay It Forward Friday' today

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NEFCU is telling Long ,"It's on us," this summer as the credit union this week announced a "pay it forward" initiative. ReadMore

Fin. ed. for student body key part of Altura, UC-Riverside partnership

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Altura CU, Riverside, Calif., announced a four-year contract with the University of California-Riverside's multimedia rights partner this week, an agreement that will allow the $731 million-asset credit union to provide the university's students financial education, among other services. ReadMore

CU System briefs (07/11/2014)

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WASHINGTON (7 11 14) Four Washington, D.C. area credit unions were recognized for their achievements associated with the April 6 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run, which benefits Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

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.@CUNA is testifying on reg relief Tues,July 15 at 2 p.m. be4 Hs Fin Serv Subc. Here is the agenda and witness list:
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