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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

Exam fairness legislation adds handful of co-sponsors this week

Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz among six Alabama and Florida representatives to put their name on H.R. 3461.... More

NCUA's Matz opens registration for second “Listening Session” May 9 in Alexandria

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has invited credit union officials and volunteers to a Listening Session co-hosted by NCUA Region II.... More

Georgia's Mercer new CUNA Chairman

Following the CUNA GAC, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates CEO Mike Mercer was named CUNA Chairman. ... More

Exam Fairness legislation gains co-sponsors

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The Financial Institutions Exam Fairness and Reform Act (HR 3461), legislation that seeks to reform how financial institutions are examined, recently gained a host of new co-sponsors.... More

CFPB holds town hall meeting to address elder financial abuse

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently held a town hall meeting in Miami, FL to address the rise in elder financial abuse. ... More

Hill visits dominate the final day of CUNA GAC

Alabama and Florida CUNA GAC attendees spend final day of conference on the Hill, making a total of 34 visits.... More