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March 2015

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If it’s Going to Break, Fix it First

Mazuma CU’s collections team can spot members in financial trouble several months before they know they need a hand. Read More

Alliant CU Offers $240 ATM Fee Rebate

ATM transaction fees continue to escalate nationally. Read More

The Compliance Conundrum

'Compliance is arguably the overarching challenge CUs face.' Read More

Hit Compliance Challenges Full Steam Ahead

CU staff need to stay one step ahead of all the new regulations and be on top of compliance trends. Read More

CU Direct’s Generosity Garners National Attention

Success paid massive dividends for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals, Credit Unions for Kids, and the credit union movement in general. Read More

Building Members’ Trust

When courting CU members, actions speak louder than words. Read More

Prime Opportunities with Hispanics

CUs with Hispanic growth programs experienced a 5.09% average annual membership growth rate in the three years after implementation. Read More

Wegner Award Winner Offers Leadership Advice

Leading with empowerment is many times the most powerful and effective. Read More

Advocacy Counts at Home and on the Hill

This GAC represents a new commitment to advocacy. Read More

Cheaper Oil May Fuel CU Loan Growth

Energy price declines can dramatically boost consumer confidence. Read More


CUNA asks: Is the rule even necessary? Read More

Your Advocacy Advantage

Advocacy is a pillar of our representative democracy. Read More

A Testament to the Vision

Wall will showcase more than 100 examples of CUs fulfilling the system vision. Read More

Compassionate to the Core

Vote for the CU Hero of the year. Read More

The CFPB Seeks Input on its Safe Student Account Scorecard

The proposal would provide colleges with up-front information about fees, features, and marketing practices before agreeing to a sponsorship with a financial institution. Read More

Videos Educate Consumers on Frauds, Scams, Cyberthreats

NCUA released the two-part video in January. Read More

Comments on CFPB Prepaid Accounts Proposal Due by March 23

The protections fall under Regulation E and Regulation Z. Read More

Compliance Q&A: Foreclosure Protection Provisions

Did Congress extend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act’s foreclosure protection provisions? Read More

What Can Congress Deliver?

CUs must convincingly communicate to Congress what the system needs. Read More

Apple Pay is all the Buzz

Consider Apple Pay as an option when developing your mobile payments strategy. Read More

Examiners’ Focus for 2015

NCUA lists cybersecurity, interest rate risk, and TILA-RESPA among the hot spots. Read More

CFPB Releases Disclosure Rule Details

The CFPB's proposal would relax the disclosure timing requirement. Read More

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