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Tax reform could surface again in 2015

There is a good possibility that tax reform will be a major priority next year in Congress. The League is hearing that if the Republicans hold the majority in the House and Senate a bill will likely be written.... More

Home Depot breach costs double the Target costs

Credit unions in Alabama and Florida are incurring twice the costs from the Home Depot data breach than they did on the Target breach earlier this year.... More

Pew Charitable Trust looks into military financial institutions

The Pew Charitable Trust released a study Thursday that looked at checking account practices for financial institutions that serve the military or have branches on bases.... More

Agencies request comment on proposed flood insurance rule

Five federal regulatory agencies announced the approval of a joint notice of proposed rulemaking to amend regulations pertaining to loans secured by property located in special flood hazard areas.... More

Florida candidate Steve Southerland gets backing from CUNA

CUNA is supporting Florida's 2nd District, incumbent Rep. Steve Southerland (R) in November's election.... More

Sen. Nelson calls on IRS to address ID tax refund fraud

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) along with Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) lead a bipartisan group of 15 senators in calling on the IRS to make ID fraud reduction a top priority.... More

FIs can post privacy notices online under new CFPB rule

A rule allowing financial institutions that meet certain requirements to post annual privacy notices online has been finalized by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).... More

Early voting opens in Florida

Many Florida residents can now vote in the Nov. 4 General Election through early voting periods. The state of Alabama does not offer early voting.... More

Long-anticipated QRM expected to be voted on Oct. 22

Financial regulators are prepared to finalize a qualified residential mortgage (QRM) regulation Oct. 22, according to an agenda for an open board meeting posted by the Federal Reserve Wednesday.... More

Florida gubernatorial debate tonight; FCUA a title sponsor

The Florida Credit Union Association, an affiliates of the LSCU & Affiliates, is a title sponsor of the Oct. 15 gubernatorial debate in Broward County.... More