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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

American Idol winner Hicks to open 2012 GAC with concert

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The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced on Oct. 19 that American Idol star Taylor Hicks will perform at the 2012 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) opening concert.... More

NCUA releases annual report highlighting improvements, upcoming challenges

The NCUA recently released its annual report underscoring improvements within the credit union industry and challenges that await.... More

House subcommittee holds MBL hearings

NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz and Coasthill FCU CEO Jeff York testified that the credit union MBL cap should be raised. ... More

C-SPAN features CU benefits via CUNA interview

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In a 40-minute segment on C-SPAN's Washington Journal, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Chief Economist Bill Hampel on Tuesday discussed the many benefits credit union membership brings consumers, among other issues currently facing credit unions.... More