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February 27, 2015

Bankrate highlights CU affordability vs. banks: 'No surprise,' says Nussle

CU System
Credit unions continue to offer free checking accounts to their members at a high rate, while more and more banks continue to charge for them, according to a recent report from Bankrate.com . CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle says that with their lower fees and better rates, more and more Americans are discovering that credit unions are their best financial partner. ReadMore

Tweets tell savings story during NCUA Twitter chat

Washington
Credit unions and their members shared tips for building up savings in a Twitter chat Thursday held as part of America Saves and Military Saves Week. ReadMore

CUNA: Cyberthreat center could be helpful, more needed to address CUs' concerns

Washington
While CUNA supports the concept of information sharing as a key component to combating cyberthreats, a new White House initiative does not go far enough in addressing cybersecurity issues for credit unions. ReadMore

'Patent troll' hearing furthers conversation on combating abusive demands

Washington
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee explored the best ways to limit deceptive patent demand letters in a hearing Wednesday. ReadMore

Amias Gerety nominated for Treasury's asst. sec. of FIs

Washington
President Barack Obama has announced the nomination of Amias Gerety to the position of assistant secretary for financial institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. ReadMore

CUs as public funds depositories high on Fla. legislative agenda

CU System
Public funds depository choice will be the top legislative priority of the Florida Credit Union Association when the Florida Legislature convenes Monday, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions said. ReadMore

CUNA, Coopera release new toolkit for outreach to Spanish-speaking members

CU System
CUNA and Coopera have announced the latest addition to their partnership product suite, the Spanish Language Seminar in a Box for Members series--Organice sus Archivos Financieros. The seminar, which translates to Organize Your Financial Records, was created to help credit unions better serve their Hispanic members. ReadMore
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