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Below are links to the news items that we recently posted on our home page. 

July 2015 Items

  • NCUA Plans to Propose Rules: Proposed rules on supplemental capital and FOM will be put forward this fall. More►
  • SBA 7(a) Limit Raised: With a new cap of $23.5 billion, the SMA can start lending again. More►
  • This week in A Direct Line: Find out about a one-stop shop for resources on board responsibilities. More►
  • Why Americans Are So Terrible at Financial Literacy: They don't get it in school, though they are open to learning more. More►
  • Financial Ed Can Drive Growth: A new CUNA Council whitepaper explores how helping members become financially literate can help the credit union. More►
  • Matz and Association Kerfuffle: The NCUA chair moves to soothe and clarify after her testimony on the Hill. More►
  • Responses to NCUA Board Votes: takes a look at how the trade associations feel about action taken at the July meeting. More►
  • Not Just a Slogan: A new whitepaper explores how credit unions can make a stronger emotional connection with consumers. More►
  • Thrive in the Frugal Future: CUNA E-Scan looks at how credit unions can help people who want a more equitable and efficient way of life. More►
  • Dept. of Defense Issues Final Rule: It expands the definition of "consumer credit" under the Military Lending Act. More►
  • "Think Big" and "Act Small": Collaboration offers small and medium sized credit unions access to more resources. More►
  • A Direct Line: Board members play an important role in BSA compliance at their credit union. More►
  • Money Management Skills Improve U.S. Economy: The aSmarterChoice blog explains why teaching financial literacy to everyone is so important. More►
  • Prevent Fraud : Take a look at the top five prevention tactics for credit unions. More►
  • What You Missed in Denver: Credit Union Magazine recaps the combined ACUC and World Credit Union Conference. More►
  • CFPB Reports to Congress: In his semi-annual report to the Senate Banking Committee, Cordray praised credit union lending. More►
  • WOCCU's Branch Looks Back at 25 Years: World Council President/CEO Brian Branch stopped by CU Broadcast to reflect on global credit union movement. More►
  • Five to Thrive: This week, our A Direct Line blog for directors looks at a whitepaper on the five things a small CU can do to thrive. More►
  • Adapting to A Changing Member: MCUN's Tracie Kenyon offers board members some ideas. More►
  • Getting Youth Involved: WOCCU just released a two-part guide with ideas for reaching the global young adult market. More►
  • New FOM Rules: An NCUA supervisory letter says 12 groups automatically qualify as valid associations. More►
  • KCCU Merger Official: On July 1, Missouri Corporate CU merged into Kansas Corporate CU. More►
  • Who Cares About Credit Scores?: Lenders, car dealers, and your future self, that's who. More►
  • A Direct Line: Make sure your credit union takes advantage of next week's free financial literacy training for directors. More
  • Lending Council Advice: Should your credit union offer member business loans? More►
  • Dodd-Frank Act: CU Journal reports on why the battle of the act will never end. More►
  • A Direct Line: This week, the blog highlights an upcoming webinar that will help Montana credit unions comply with federal and state financial literacy training requirements. More
  • Loan Growth Anticipated: Expect the U.S. economy to hit double-digit loan growth in 2015 and 2016. More►
  • Phroogal Road Trip : Thirty-day road trip spreads the financial education gospel. More►
  • A Direct Line: This week, the blog highlights an upcoming webinar that will help Montana credit unions comply with federal and state financial literacy training requirements. More
  • Volunteerism Key to Enthusiasm and Retention: Credit union-wide volunteer programs root employees in their credit union and community. More►
  • EMV Only a First Step: It's importnat to layer security tools and procedures. More►
  • Who Should Go on the $10 Bill? ...: Help nominate one of our female credit union pioneers. MoreIt's Funky Flip-Flop Friday: Montana credit unions are raising funds for CU4Kids and MCUCD today.

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