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Below will be the links to the news items that we recently posted on our home page. Also below are links to recent press releases we have sent out or received.

March 2015 Items

  • U.S. Teens Behind in Financial Literacy : Two studies show that both high school and college students would benefit from more financial education at school. More►
  • Credit Unions and VITA: News Now reports on how tax services from credit unions — including here in Montana — return value to communities. 
  • 1990s Credit Union Issues Today: Credit union leaders look at issues raised in 1990 and discuss where they stand today. More►
  • Help with CDFI Certification: NCUA released a five-part video series for credit unions interesed in becoming certified. More►
  • A Direct Line : This week's blog takes a look at why directors should ask questions.
  • News Now Starts Bimontyly Series: The CU Effect looks at how credit unions reach out to their communities. More►
  • Target is Settling with Consumers, but not CUs: CUNA's Jim Nussle reminds folks that credit unions lost over $30 million. More►
  • Payday Lending Update: Montana gets a mention in The Atlantic in an article on Payday lending and alternatives. More► 
  • National Credit Union Foundation Video: The Foundation and credit unions work to reverse negative perceptions and help people improve their financial lives. More►
  • CO-OPs want to Partner with Credit Unions: The nation's non-financial cooperatives launch intiative to partner with credit unions. More►
  • A Direct Line: This week's blog highlights the Economic Update, an upcoming resource from CUNA. More► 
  • GAC Hill Visits: The credit union message rings loud and clear. More►
  • Credit Card Debt up $57.1 Billion: Defaults are at low levels, but U.S. households mark six consecutive quarters of increases in credit card debt load. More►
  • aSmarterChoice.org: Teach kids that money is a tool. More► 
  • GAC Hill Visits: The credit union message rings loud and clear. More►
  • Task Force on CUNA Structure: Set to release an update on its survey of credit unions by early summer. More►
  • A Direct Line: Year-End 2014 numbers are out. How do Montana credit unions stack up? More► 
  • CUNA Government Affairs Conference: Close to 5,000 credit union leaders have gathered in Washington. CU Magazine is providing ongoing coverage of the speakers and action.
  • CU Journal's State Roundup: The trade pub asked leagues to list their priorities for their Hill Visits during GAC. More►
  • Reg Relief Bills Introduced in Congress: Seven bills that would help remove barriers for credit unions were introduced last week, just in time for GAC. More► 
  • What's The Foundation: The National Credit Union Foundation has released a new video explaining its work. More► 
  • A Direct Line: This week, our featured resource comes from NCUA's Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives. More► 
  • The Year of the Credit Union: If you're a credit union, this is your time. More► 
  • The Credit Union Difference: Read how one millenial's work at a credit union has changed his view of what's important. More► 
  • aSmarterChoice.org: Money lessons for kids from the books of Dr. Seuss. More► 
  • Credit Union Referral ProgramsL Why they work and who they work on -- take a look at the demographics. More►
  • Millenials: A New Approach to Handling Money : This year, Millenials will become the largest demographic group In the U.S. What does that mean for credit unions? More►
  • A Direct Line: What unites Montana legislators and Montana credit union volunteers? The passion to serve. More► 

  • Click on the links below to access articles from past months (starting with August 2013).
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