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CUs bring reg concerns to NCUA 'listening session'

In launching the first of her series of "Listening Sessions" to hear credit union concerns, National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz acknowledged that there are concerns about regulatory burdens that are shared by many credit unions and she encouraged credit unions to raise those issues at the sessions.... More

BizKid$ signs deal with American Forces Network

Starting next month BizKid$ will hail an international platform within the nation’s military bases as a result of a deal with the American Forces Network.... More

MBL cap not at issue in lawsuit, says CU

Allegations in the press that the member business lending cap of Bethpage (N.Y.) FCU caused it to reject a commercial construction loan that is at the heart of a $55 million lawsuit against it, are erroneous, said the credit union.... More

NEW: CUs' assets at $1 TRILLION

MADISON, Wis. (Filed at 5 p.m. ET 5/3/12)--Credit unions in the U.S collectively reached a major milestone--$1 trillion in assets--as of the end of March, according to the CUNA monthly sample of credit unions.... More

Super Savers galore at CUs, savings results TBA

News Now will announce the results of the CUNA's National Youth Savings Challenge in its May 21 issue.... More

Biz Kid$ to premier on American Forces Network

Biz Kid$, the Emmy Award-winning, credit union-funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship, will premiere June 8 on the American Forces Network.... More

BTD offers lesson to Russian CU leaders

Global credit union trends, including a look at the success of social media in promoting Bank Transfer Day in the U.S., formed the focal points of presentations given by members of a World Council of Credit Unions delegation who spoke at the sixth Russian Credit Union Forum, held last week in St. Petersburg.... More

Summer travel topics on H&FF Radio

Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program addresses summer travel and credit cards.... More

Equifax: Credit write-offs down, home delinquencies at three-year low

Credit write-offs for March are 50% lower than in March 2009, when banks wrote off $39.7 billion (excluding home finance write-offs), according to Equifax's March National Consumer Credit Trends Report. New credit is at its highest point since 2008, and home finance delinquencies are at a three-year low.... More

Banks are using a cookie-cutter approach to MBL

While banks are submitting opinion pieces to media outlets to oppose credit union member business lending legislation, it appears that they don't have anything original to say--submitting cookie cutter co-ed pieces to newspapers across the country. Several bank associations submitted identical opinion-editorials to newspapers in their states.... More