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Senate Republicans block nominee for consumer agency

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Senate Republicans on Dec. 8 blocked an effort to put someone in charge at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency designed to protect consumers from abuses that led to the recent financial collapse.... More

Enter to win two tickets to Wegner Awards Dinner from NCUF, CUinsight

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The NCUF and CUinsight special promotion has been launched for March 19, 2012 dinner in conjunction with the 2012 CUNA GAC.... More

NEW: LSCU Audio Podcast with Tropical Financial VP, Marketing Amy McGraw

The League recently interviewed Tropical Financial Credit Union VP, Marketing Amy McGraw about the significance of marketing and communications within credit unions, the effects of the Nov. 5 'Bank Transfer Day', and more.... More

Unemployment drops to 8.6 percent, CUNA, NAFCU re-issue MBL cap call

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Employers added 120,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 8.6 percent, the Labor Department reported on Dec. 2.... More

Public Deposits moving forward in Florida

House bill has been referred to two committees; Senate referrals expected soon. ... More

NCUA: Credit unions add members, grow assets, build net worth in third quarter

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Key indicators for the credit union industry generally improved or remained steady in the third quarter of 2011, according to the aggregated Call Report data submitted by the nation’s 7,179 federally insured credit unions to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).... More

Federal Reserve board seeks comments to simplify Reg D

Credit unions are asked to submit comments by Dec. 19. ... More

ACTION ALERT: Member Business Lending

The League has issued an Action Alert to credit unions in response to a recent American Bankers Association (ABA) publication attacking the notion that credit unions would want to increase the credit union MBL cap.... More

League closed for Thanksgiving holiday

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions will be closed on Nov. 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. ... More

Supercommittee fails to reach agreement

The Supercommittee tasked by Congress to tackle the nation's budget deficit, this week announced that they were not able to reach an agreement that was supposed to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years.... More

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