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Mastercard lays out two-tiered plan in conference call

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Mastercard informed credit unions it will implement a two-tiered system for institutions under $10 billion. ... More

Hike the Hill coming up Sept. 19-21

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The LSCU's annual Hike the Hill to Washington, D.C. is coming up Sept. 19-21, and the hotel room block cut-off date has been extended to Aug. 23.... More

NEW: SECUF Podcast with Amber Tynan

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New in the Communications Audio Podcast section is a podcast interview with Southeastern Credit Union Foundation (SECUF) Executive Director, Amber R. Tynan.... More

Registration open for Mastercard Aug. 17 audio conference on two-tiered system

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CUNA and LSCU member credit unions can now register for an audio conference to hear Mastercard's plan for a two-tiered system for interchange. ... More

Pelosi names final trio to debt reduction super committee

On Thursday (Aug. 11), House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) named the final members of the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.... More

Credit unions aim to raise lending cap, say banks aren't doing enough

Credit unions have long sought permission from Congress to issue more business loans. Now, they hope the disappointing performance of the Treasury Department's small-business lending program will bolster their case.... More

NCUA suing Goldman Sachs to recover corporate CU losses

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) filed suit Tuesday (Aug. 9) against investment bank Goldman Sachs seeking damages of more than $491 million and alleging misrepresentations by the firm when selling mortgage-backed securities to U.S Central and Western Corporate federal credit unions.... More

How stock market woes may impact CUs

Thursday's (August 4) 513-point plunge in the stock market--the worst decline in nearly two years--could affect credit unions and their members.... More

Reserve your spot at this year's SCUMA Annual Conference in Sandestin, FL

The Southeast Credit Union Management Association (SCUMA) is holding its Annual Conference on Aug. 24-26 in Sandestin, FL.... More

NCUA announces Voluntary Prepayment of Stabilization Fund Assessments results

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) did not receive sufficient pledges from credit unions to meet the minimum threshold for triggering the Voluntary Prepayment of Corporate Stabilization Fund Assessment. This program will therefore not launch in 2011.... More

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