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Walmart moves into checking accounts

The retailer announced a new checking account, GoBanking, that will be in most stores in October.... More

2013 data on mortgage lending now available from FFIEC

Data on mortgage lending is now available from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).... More

CUNA urges CUs to tally Home Depot breach impact

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is again turning to its member credit unions to help assess the costs of retailer security breaches--this time regarding the massive compromise of card information at Home Depot.... More

Highlights from the Hill - lawmaker visits

The two-day fall Hike the Hill wrapped up Wednesday with visits to Alabama and Florida lawmakers. Attendees saw lots of support for credit union issues including a new bill for veterans.... More

Highlights from the Hill

Hike the Hill kicked off Tuesday with a meeting at the NCUA. The meeting included the first League meeting for new board member Mark McWatters.... More

New report examines immigrants, financial institutions, and financial inclusion in America

A new report from the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) examines unique financial circumstances of immigrants and identifies seven key strategies that financial institutions can adopt to build long-term relationships with this underserved demographic group.... More

Jim Nussle, former House Budget Committee chair and director of OMB, named CUNA president/CEO

Jim Nussle, a former nine-term congressman and director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, is announced as CUNA's new president and CEO.... More

League creates 100 Million Member video

The LSCU & Affiliates was challenged to produce a video about credit unions having 100 million members. The video now asks you to do something.... More

Sen. Hukill to file personal financial literacy education act for students

Sen. Dorothy L. Hukill (R-Port Orange) will file legislation for 2015 requiring high school students to take a half-credit, full-semester course in personal financial literacy education as a graduation requirement. This is a bill that will be a priority for the League in 2015.... More

Home Depot’s suspected breach adds security pressure

Home Depot Inc. (HD)’s investigation of a suspected hacker attack is renewing pressure on retailers and credit-card providers to strengthen payment-system security.... More

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