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April 15, 2014

Tax day: Cheney reminds, CU exemption staunchly serves original purpose

Washington
It's tax day and what better day is there, asks CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney, to remind credit unions and their members that the tax treatment of credit unions continues to serve the purpose for which it was created--namely, to create substantial financial benefits to members and to the public, far in excess of the cost. ReadMore

CUs' strong deposit rates keep beating banks': GOBanking

CU System
Credit unions continue to offer strong interest rates on deposit products, shutting out banks once again and staying high above the national averages, according to a recent survey by GOBankingRates . ReadMore

New FHFA director meets with CUNA on housing, mortgage issues

Washington
CUNA met with new Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt Monday, raising a number of issues of concern to credit unions. ReadMore

CUs tally up Money Smart Week events

CU System
Money Smart Week ended Saturday, and credit unions are tallying up the experiences they provided to their members and communities. ReadMore

Mazuma CU wants its members to 'bank happy'

CU System
Kansas City, Mo.-based Mazuma CU last week unveiled its new brand, built around the theme, "Bank Happy." ReadMore

White House housing finance policy discussions: CUNA warns of reg burden

Washington
Policymakers must be mindful of the existing regulatory obligations of credit unions and other mortgage servicers as discussions on housing finance reform proceed. That was one of the messages delivered by CUNA at a Monday meeting with White House and U.S. Treasury staff. ReadMore

CUNA reminds CUs of tax Form 990 deadline

Washington
With taxes on everyone's mind today, CUNA reminds credit unions of another looming deadline: Many credit union leagues and state-chartered credit unions must file their Internal Revenue Service Form 990 for 2013 by May 15. ReadMore
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