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December 23, 2014

Keep holidays merry, avoid being hacked with tips from CUNA

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To help consumers avoid fraud this holiday season, and every season, CUNA released a list of helpful tips to keep their personal information out of the hands of criminals. ReadMore

Holiday spirit strong with CUs' commitment to communities

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Credit unions are known for the "people-helping-people" philosophy that they live all year long. The holiday season is particularly imbued with a sense of giving as credit unions collect toys, distribute food and otherwise care for those in need. ReadMore

Okla. CU board approves 50% cut in 2015 assessments

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The Oklahoma State Credit Union Board approved a 50% discount in assessments collected from Oklahoma state-chartered credit unions with assets of $100 million or less, and a 30% discount for those with more than $100 million in assets. ReadMore

Mo. CDFI training offers inspiration

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During a roundtable and training for all community development financial institution-certified (CDFI) credit unions in the state of Missouri Dec. 4-5, participants shared ideas that left them inspired and looking toward a bright future. ReadMore

Branches remain vital: Mercator Research

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Despite advancements in mobile banking technology and other innovations in the financial services industry, physical branches remain important, according to a new report from Mercator Advisory Group. ReadMore

CUs honor fallen soldiers with wreaths

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To honor servicemembers and their sacrifices for this country, a number of credit unions in Illinois and one in Virginia donated their time and money to lay wreaths at the gravesites of military veterans this holiday season. ReadMore

Deadline extended to Jan. 9 for Crash the GAC applications

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The deadline has been extended an extra week to Jan. 9 for those interested in applying for Crash the GAC. ReadMore

CUNA offices closed through Friday, News Now returns Monday

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The Washington, D.C., and Madison, Wis., offices of CUNA will be closed Wednesday through Friday, reopening on Monday, Dec. 29. News Now will not be published while the offices are closed, but it will be published Monday. ReadMore

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CUNA: CUNA offices closed through Friday, News Now returns Monday
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Reminder: @CUNA's Madison, D.C. offices will be closed through Friday, open again on Monday. #NewsNow will publish Monday.
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MI dentist to match @CUDirect's $20K to @HurleyMedical as a result of #20for20 online voting @CMNHospitals
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New #creditunion chartered in St. Louis - #LutheranFCU - by @TheNCUA Only 3rd new FCU charter this year.
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Don't get hacked during the holidays-use these tips from @CUNA #StoptheDataBreaches
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