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August 19, 2014

CUs' down-payment programs help members achieve dreams

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Using down-payment assistance programs, credit unions across the country are helping members, particularly first-time homebuyers, finally achieve their dreams of homeownership. ReadMore

Alaska primary will name Nov. opponent for Sen. Begich

Today's Republican primary in Alaska will see three candidates vie for a spot in November's general election; Mead Treadwell, current lieutenant governor; Dan Sullivan, former state attorney general; and Joe Miller, a lawyer and former U.S. Magistrate judge. ReadMore

Minn. CEO Cummins offers SuperValu breach advice

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When reports surfaced that a major data-breach had hit the SuperValu grocery chain, which operates hundreds of grocery stores throughout the Midwest, media outlets called on a credit union leader to seek insight into how this will affect financial institutions. ReadMore

Food security improved in Ethiopia with World Council program

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More than 44,600 farmers in three Ethiopian regions increased crop yields and incomes with the support of a development program from the World Council of Credit Unions. ReadMore

Webinars scheduled for TILA/RESPA integration

With less than a year remaining until the new Truth in Lending Act/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act rule goes into effect, several organizations are holding educational workshops to provide information about the rule and its implementation. ReadMore

Eight new ideas hatched from Filene innovation incubator

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Credit unions have started exploring the latest ideas to come from the Filene Research Institute's i3 group. ReadMore
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