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April 21, 2015

This week in Congress: NCUA to bring regulator view to House hearing on burden

Washington
A U.S. House subcommittee hearing on regulatory burden from a regulator's perspective highlights activities in Congress this week. ReadMore

Symantec: 59% of compromised info linked to retailer breaches

CU System
A recent report from the Internet security firm Symantec revealed just how devastating an attack on a retailer can be for consumers. ReadMore

Media collect CU memories of Okla. City bombing

CU System
The bomb that tore through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City 20 years ago this past Sunday left in its wake unspeakable destruction. ReadMore

ACH transactions jump to 23B in 2014: NACHA

Washington
Automated Clearing House transactions grew to nearly 23 billion electronic payments in 2014, an increase of 5% (or 1 billion transactions) from 2013, according to NACHA-The Electronic Payments Association. ReadMore

Freddie, Fannie revise PMI requirements

Washington
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have issued revised requirements for private mortgage insurance companies insuring mortgages either owned or backed by Fannie or Freddie. ReadMore

Healing borrowers will boost housing market: NAR

CU System
A large chunk of those who lost their homes in the throes of the housing market crash have re-entered, or will re-enter, the housing market in the coming years, according to recent research from the National Association of Realtors. ReadMore

World Council, Liberia revive CU program as Ebola ebbs

CU System
After a nine-month suspension due to the Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, World Council of Credit Unions has revived its model credit union building project that aims to serve 40,000 Liberians who previously were without access to financial services. ReadMore

Google Wallet funds now FDIC-insured

Products
Mobile payments made through Google Wallet will soon be insured through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. ReadMore
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