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New bill highlights support in Congress for NCUA budget transparency

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) wants the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study NCUA's budgeting practices and identify ways the agency can increase the transparency of its process.... More

Eight tax hikes in Bentley's $700 million revenue plan

Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.) announced the details of his proposed $700 million tax increase in a press conference Friday.... More

Rep. Miller re-introduces bill for veteran access to business loans

Credit unions could help veterans access business loans and not have them count against the MBL cap in a bill re-introduced by Rep. Jeff Miller.... More

CUs still easy leader in free checking

A new study shows the big gap between the percentage of banks and CUs offering free checking still exists. And the analyst behind the report does not see that gap shrinking in the coming years.... More

LSCU letter to the editor published by CU Times

The LSCU responded to a CU Times article that Sen. Richard Shelby waffled on the credit union tax exemption by showing that Sen. Shelby's actions speak louder than his words.... More

NCUA launches Small Business Lending Resource Center

NCUA releases a Small Business Lending Resource page. The new online portal provides information on how credit unions can prudently lend to their small business members and tap into SBA’s lending programs.... More

Nussle explains credit unions on Bloomberg

Bloomberg TV recently had CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle on as a guest to explain credit unions. The anchors fired off questions about tax exemption and growing too large.... More

Five Star buys bank; Buckeye buys bank branch

Two credit unions in Alabama and Florida have purchased a bank and a bank branch. For Five Star CU, it is the second bank it has purchased in the last seven months. ... More

Alabama State Employees Credit Union CEO to retire

Ned McHenry the CEO of Alabama State Employees Credit Union (ASE) announces his retirement.... More

Florida GAC hotel deadline is this Friday! Have you reserved your room?

The Florida Credit Union Association State GAC is right around the corner, March 24-25, in Tallahassee. Reserve your room before this Friday, Feb. 20, to utilize the hotel group rate.... More