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Cheney in Huffington Post on Bank Transfer Day: any day is good day to become a CU member

CUNA President Bill Cheney writes about Bank Transfer Day being "the start of something great" in an article posted in The Huffington Post late yesterday afternoon. He writes any day is a good day for a consumer to become a credit union member. With the changes over the last several weeks, since Sept. 29 when Bank of America announced it's debit fee, consumers truly seem to comprehen how they can benefit from credit union membership.... More

ACTION ALERT ISSUED: Contact House Financial Services Chairman Spencer Bachus

On Oct. 26, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus (R-AL) signed on as a co-sponsor of H.R. 1697, The Communities First Act authored by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), which looks to aid community banks.... More

Alabama, Florida credit unions approve of job being done by League

Results from the recent LSCU Member Survey reveal that 92 percent of members say they’re satisfied with the League, and 89 percent say the consolidation promise is being realized. ... More

NEW: LSCU Bank Transfer Day webpage

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The League this week created a webpage dedicated to offering resources for your credit union to get involved in Bank Transfer Day on Nov. 5.... More

Agencies announce improvements to HARP program

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), have announced a series of changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) in an effort to attract borrowers who can benefit from refinancing their home mortgages.... More

National and local press continue to feature credit unions

Media outlets like ABC and HDNet's Dan Rather are reporting on credit unions in the wake of the bank fees. ... More

NEW: LSCU Development Conference Audio Podcast with John McKechnie

The League recently interviewed Total Spectrum Senior Vice President John McKechnie about what advocacy means to credit unions, and what to expect from the Development Conference.... More

President Obama nominates Carla Decker for NCUA Board

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President Barack Obama recently nominated Carla M. León-Decker to be a member of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board.... More

Applications for 2012 fundraisers now available for CO-OP Miracle Match

The CO-OP Miracle Match Program offers $1 million in matching funds for Credit Unions for Kids Events (CU4Kids).... More

Credit unions celebrate International Credit Union Day 2011

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On Oct. 20, credit unions celebrated not only the industry, but credit union membership with events, activities, and signage.... More