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President addresses tax changes, jobs, patent and housing reforms.

CUNA News Now Headlines 1/29/2014 - Provided as a courtesy and valuable service of the Credit Union National Association

President touches on CU-interest issues in annual address

Job creation and tax reform were topics of President Obama's State of the Union address last night, and CUNA is urging the president to consider the credit union perspective in these and all important financial policy discussions. More

CUNA: CUs, not USPS, best to serve communities' financial services needs

CUNA has strong reservations about the U.S. Postal Service's potential move to provide financial services to underserved communities, and questions why the postal service would step into such a role. More

Data protection, QM concerns lead CFPB hearing

Consumer data protection and qualified mortgage regulations were two main themes of Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing on the progress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More

CU pioneer Haynes honored during National Thrift Week

Rita Haynes believes that everyone was put on planet Earth for a reason. As the leader of the Cleveland-based Faith Community United CU for over five decades, she has dedicated her life to helping her community access financial services. More

Net worth, loan portfolio up at conserved Texans CU

Texans CU, Richardson, Texas, continues to improve under National Credit Union Administration conservatorship, reporting an increased net worth ratio, expanding loans and the shedding of distressed assets in 2013. More

Tax fight, merger voting requirements among NWCUA 2014 top priorities

Although Washington credit unions don't face a declared battle on their tax status this year, protecting that status will be among the Northwest Credit Union Association's top state legislative priorities in 2014, NWCUA Vice President of Legislative Affairs Mark Minickiello told News Now last week. More

Ark. CU stresses security standards for member data

Retailers should be held more accountable for data breaches, such as the recent Target security breach, an Arkansas credit union CEO recently told the Cornerstone Credit Union League. More

Severe weather closes some southeastern CUs

As Winter Storm Leon beared down, the Deep South faced freezing rain, sleet and snow, which caused some credit unions to close Tuesday. More

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