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Comp Blog roundup: Latest on NCUA, CFPB changes

In the March edition of the CUNA's Comp Blog Monthly Wrap Up, CUNA presents a new list of compliance questions that credit union CEOs should ask members of their staff.... More

CU savings up, loans down, assets close to $1 trillion

Credit union assets nearly broke the $1 trillion threshold in February, and credit union membership remains strong, as it has since Bank Transfer Day, according to a CUNA economist's analysis of February's monthly sample of credit unions.... More

NCUA replies to tentative rulings in Goldman Sachs case

The National Credit Union Administration, in its lawsuit against Goldman Sachs & Co. over residential mortgage backed securities sold to Western Corporate FCU and U.S. Central FCU before their collapse, has filed supplemental memos and responses related to tolling time issues brought up in a tentative ruling by a federal judge in Los Angeles March 15.... More

CUNA in Daily Caller: MBLs are all about small business

Lawmakers should cast aside bankers' objections to increasing the credit union member business lending cap and recognize that supporting MBL legislation is all about helping small businesses, CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney wrote in a Daily Caller blog post Tuesday.... More

Wis. governor signs three credit union bills

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed legislation that will allow credit unions to continue to expand support for their communities.... More

League to hold Florida Capital Access Program webinar April 10

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions will be hosting a webinar regarding the Florida Capital Access Program (FL-CAP) developed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) in conjunction with the federal government. ... More

New fin lit survey: 56% of U.S. adults don't budget

More than half of U.S. adults--56%--admit they do not have a budget, according to the 2012 Financial Literacy Survey, released Tuesday in recognition of April as Financial Literacy Month.... More

Global Payments: Close to 1.5 million account numbers hacked

Global Payments Inc. hinted on April 1 that about 1.5 million consumers were impacted by the massive credit card hack that first came to light on March 30, fewer than the 10 million that was initially reported.... More

Florida's unemployment falls to three-year low

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Florida's unemployment fell again in February, dropping to 9.4 percent, a three-year low, according to a SunSentinel article on March 30. January's rate was 9.6 percent.... More

Posey latest co-sponsor of Supplemental Capital legislation

Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) becomes the 24th co-sponsor of H.R. 3993 which would provide credit unions access to alternative capital. ... More

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