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March 31, 2015

CFPB should increase relief in 'rural' definition rule: CUNA

Washington
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal regarding rural and underserved areas is a positive step, but CUNA urged the agency to take further regulatory relief steps in a comment letter filed Monday. ReadMore

FFIEC: Ways to ID, mitigate cyberattacks that use malware

Washington
Information on how financial institutions can identify and mitigate compromised user credentials and malware was released Monday by the U.S. Treasury's Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. ReadMore

Financial Fitness Day kicks off fin. lit. month

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Wednesday is Financial Fitness Day--and also the start of National Financial Literacy Month and National Credit Union Youth Month. ReadMore

Albuquerque biz journal highlights N.M.'s CU culture

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Readers of Albuquerque Business First may nearly be experts on all things credit union, as the business publication recently dedicated wide swaths of print space to illustrate the relative state of credit unions in New Mexico. ReadMore

CUNA's Hampel reminds Operation Comment can help with RBC2 letters

Washington
Bill Hampel, CUNA's chief policy officer, reminded credit unions on Monday that credit unions should let their thoughts and suggestions on the National Credit Union Administration's revised risk-based capital proposal be known. ReadMore

Lawmakers question CFPB on Aug. TILA-RESPA date

Washington
Why have new mortgage disclosure forms go into effect during what is traditionally the busiest month for home mortgage closings? That's the question two key lawmakers asked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monday regarding the bureau's Truth in Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosures rule, which is scheduled to be implemented Aug. 1. ReadMore

Strongest savers in middle class: Bankrate

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The most ardent savers can be found in the U.S. middle class, according to a recent survey by the personal finance website Bankrate.com . ReadMore

LCUL's Cochran: 'Old' CU benefits attract young, new members

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A new generation of Louisiana residents, inspired by "old school" services and pricing and the cooperative business model, are starting to discover the credit union difference, Louisiana Credit Union League President/CEO Anne Cochran wrote in a opinion editorial that appeared in the Lafourche Parish Daily Comet . ReadMore

CFPB Student Scorecard should focus on consumer benefits, CUNA says

Washington
CUNA supports the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's plan to create a Safe Student Account Scorecard as a tool for colleges and universities to ensure that financial product offerings marketed to their students are "superior to those generally available," the trade association said in a March 30 comment letter to the bureau. ReadMore
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