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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.

February 2015 Items

  • America Saves Survey: Savings behavior is on the upswing, but only 40% of respondents say they've made "good" progress in meeting their savings need. More►
  • Collaboration Wins: Bringing life to new ideas through credit union partnerships. More►
  • American & Military Saves Week: This week is America Saves and Military Saves week to encourage individuals and families to boost their savings.
  • New Small Business Lending Resource: NCUA launches a new web page containing information about member business lending. More►
  • Classes Help Teens in Western Montana gain financial literacy: Missoula FCU is providing the Banzai financial literacy curriculum to teachers in Lake, Missoula, and Ravalli counties. More► 
  • NCUA Raises Small CU Threshold : The NCUA board approved increasing the definition of a small credit union from $50 to $100 million. More►
  • Credit Unions for Kids: CO-OP's Miracle Match program raised a record $3.1 million for CMN Hospitals in 2014. More►
  • Night to Shine: Helena teens take the stage in this annual event sponsored by Helena Community CU. More► 
  • Legislative Update: CUNA is collecting examples of how regulatory burden affects credit unions for the Senate Banking Committee. More►
  • Student Debt: USA Today takes a look at student loan debt and this infographic details the situation in Montana. 
  • Money Lessons from the Presidents: Washington and Lincoln were savvy money managers. More► 
  • Legislative Update: While credit unions urge Congress to protect consumers, a new report says a billion data records were stolen in 2014.
  • Debit Interchange Income: Large retailers are starting to route smaller transactions through a PINless channel. More► 
  • A Direct Line: This week, a guest columnist offers his take on improving board meetings. More► 
  • Legislative Update: News Now article takes a look at Montana credit union work at the State Capitol. 
  • NCUA Testifies Before Sen. Banking: The agency outlines regulatory relief plans and says it might change the definition of small CUs to $100 mil in assets. More► 
  • A Direct Line: This week, a guest columnist offers his take on improving board meetings. More► 
  • Historic Membership Growth: In 2014, credit union memberships climbed by 3.6%, the highest rate since 1994. More►
  • America Saves & Military Saves Week: Get ready to focus on savings and promote good savings behavior February 23-28. More►
  • Breach Concerns: Nearly two-thirds of consumers believe that merchants have inadequate payment security. More►
  • Benefits of Belonging: ASmarterChoice.org lays out the added value of being a credit union member. More►
  • Being a Credit Union Evangelist: Are you spreading the good word about credit unions (and community involvement) in your community? More►
  • In Washington this Week: Congress is holding sessions on data breach legislature and the President's 2016 budget proposal. More► 
  • Credit Unions Face Tech Changes: In CU Magazine, Mark Sievewright lauds credit unions' quick adoption of Apple Pay. More►
  • Money Tasks for 2015: The Chicago Trib offers useful, specific ways to make 2015 more prosperous. Number two on the list: join a credit unionMore► 
  • Credit Unions Face Tech Changes: new report says financial insitutions will be spending more on technology in 2015. More►
  • Mobile Banking: The New Addiction: The Financial Brand takes a look at how mobility is transforming the way consumers shop, transact, and communicate. More►
  • Consumer Sentiment Rosy: Reuters reports that better jobs and wage prospects pushed U.S. consumer sentiment to its highest level in 11 years. 
  • Credit Unions Face Tech Changes: new report says financial insitutions will be spending more on technology in 2015. More►
  • Mobile Banking: The New Addiction: The Financial Brand takes a look at how mobility is transforming the way consumers shop, transact, and communicate. More►

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

 

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