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Action Alert issued on data breaches

Credit unions are urged to get in touch with their member of Congress and ask them to "Stop the data breaches."... More

Alabama Credit Union Association endorses Gov. Bentley

The Alabama Credit Union Association is endorsing Gov. Robert Bentley on his re-election bid. Gov. Bentley has shown his support for credit unions many times while in office.... More

NCUA to propose revised risk-based capital rule for new comment period

NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz intends to request that a revised proposed risk-based capital rule be issued with a new comment period as a result of significant structural changes being considered.... More

Data breaches show need for identity theft solution

LEVERAGE partner CUNA Mutual Group encourages credit union members to utilize identity theft protection services. LEVERAGE's Member Security Center is a good example by offering identity theft protection for as little as $2.95 per month.... More

Walmart moves into checking accounts

The retailer announced a new checking account, GoBanking, that will be in most stores in October.... More

2013 data on mortgage lending now available from FFIEC

Data on mortgage lending is now available from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).... More

CUNA urges CUs to tally Home Depot breach impact

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is again turning to its member credit unions to help assess the costs of retailer security breaches--this time regarding the massive compromise of card information at Home Depot.... More

Highlights from the Hill - lawmaker visits

The two-day fall Hike the Hill wrapped up Wednesday with visits to Alabama and Florida lawmakers. Attendees saw lots of support for credit union issues including a new bill for veterans.... More

Highlights from the Hill

Hike the Hill kicked off Tuesday with a meeting at the NCUA. The meeting included the first League meeting for new board member Mark McWatters.... More

New report examines immigrants, financial institutions, and financial inclusion in America

A new report from the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) examines unique financial circumstances of immigrants and identifies seven key strategies that financial institutions can adopt to build long-term relationships with this underserved demographic group.... More