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February 26, 2015

CUNA continues to press for patent law reforms

Washington
CUNA continues to press for patent law reforms that would ban abusive patent demand letters and lawsuits that can harm the financial services industry, as well as the consumers it serves. ReadMore

Legislators take notice during Wash. CU advocate visits

CU System
Washington legislators took notice of state credit union advocates who gathered in Olympia on Feb. 19 for two reasons: Their wardrobe and the size of their group. ReadMore

CUs' youth fin. lit. initiatives get FLEC spotlight

Washington
Credit unions got a chance to highlight their mission of increasing youth financial literacy Wednesday before the U.S. Treasury's Financial Literacy and Education Commission. ReadMore

DHS workers can rely on CUs in case of gov't shutdown

CU System
As both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress continue debate of a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, dollars needed to pay federal employees as soon as this weekend hang in the balance. ReadMore

McCarthy, Heck visit Calif., Nev. CUs

CU System
Two members of the U.S. Congress visited credit unions in California and Nevada last week during the President's Day district work period, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues reported. ReadMore

CFPB may temporarily suspend credit card agreement submissions

Washington
Credit card issuers could see a reduced burden for one year under a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposal issued this week. ReadMore

CUNA's Tiffany: Tips to hasten payment of a long-term mortgage in MainStreet.com

CU System
Increasing the frequency of mortgage payments is one way homeowners can trim some time off the length of their mortgages, according to a CUNA personal finance expert. ReadMore
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