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Dakotas association's new campaign draws media

The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas' press conference this week announcing the launch of its new awareness campaign was "well-covered by local media, including two local television stations," the association said. The campaign goal is to create awareness about the benefits of credit unions across North and South Dakota.... More

Six banned by NCUA from credit union work

Six former credit union employees--three from New York, one from Hawaii, one from Kansas, one from North Carolina--have been banned from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution by the National Credit Union Administration.... More

HuffPo, Wis. op-ed: MBL bill to help small biz grow

An article in Wisconsin Corporate Report and a blog in Huffington Post feature credit union leagues telling why Congress should pass the member business lending (MBL) bill to increase credit unions' MBL cap.... More

Fed minutes indicate less interest in QE

The Federal Reserve's policymaking group may be less likely to introduce another around of bond buys or asset purchases--known as quantitative easing--to assist the economy, according to minutes of its March 13 meeting, released Tuesday afternoon.... More

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