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Committee vote scheduled for Senate housing finance bill

CUNA News Now Headlines 03/31/2014 - Provided as a courtesy and valuable service of the Credit Union National Association

Committee vote scheduled for Senate housing finance bill

On April 29 at 10 a.m. (ET) the Senate Banking Committee will markup its housing finance reform legislation, according to an announcement by the committee chairman, Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.), and its ranking Republican member, Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho). More

Wal-Mart enters interchange litigation fee fray

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, took legal action last week alleging Visa and the nation's largest banks have conspired to fix interchange fees and inflate network fees charged to retailers. More

CUs ready, willing, able to start Fin. Lit. month Tuesday

National Financial Literacy Month kicks off tomorrow, and credit unions throughout the country have a loaded schedule of events and programs planned to demonstrate their prowess in financial education, a critical component of the credit union movement year-round. More

Move toward cultural connection includes CUs, says Horowitz

As founder and executive director of the Freelancers Union and the CEO of the Freelancers Insurance Company (FIC), Sara Horowitz seeks to create social change by serving America's independent workers. Among the ways she advises independent workers to create value in their lives is by putting their money in credit unions. More

Enhanced risk-based calculator added to CUNA advocacy tools

The recent risk-based capital proposal has remained a front-burner issue, and CUNA has introduced an improved calculator to help credit unions gauge the impact of the proposed changes. More

VSECU adds community aid to annual meeting

Leveraging the communication value of both new-age social media and the traditional annual meeting, VSECU has made its membership part of the credit union's charitable contribution decision-making process. More

CUNA approved as a NMLS course provider

CUNA has been approved as National Mortgage Licensing System & Registry approved course provider. More

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