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

May 2015 Items

  • Credit Unions and Post Offices?: The US Postal Service is exploring how to offer affordable financial service products and partnering with credit unions is in the mix. More►
  • New Standards for Mortgage Servicers: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have updated their standards, which will become effective December 31. More 
  • Smartphone Payments: The Economist explains the security of mobile payment systems. More 
  • Target, MasterCard Settlement Off: The deal fell through because not enough issuers opted in to the settlement. More►
  • Regulatory Relief: Credit union interests were mentioned as the Senate Banking Committee marked up regulatory relief legislation. More►
  • aSmarterChoice.org Blog: Phroogal's Road to Financial Wellness (they're stopping in Missoula!). More 
  • Public Benefits of CU Tax Status: Leadership of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee hears from CUNA. More►
  • Same Day ACH: NACHA voting membership has approved Same Day ACH, which will build on existing next-day ACH Network capabilities. More►
  • A Direct Line: Donya Parrish takes a look back at the 2015 Legislative Session. More 
  • Kids Save $23.5 Million in April: 125,188 young members from 235 credit unions participated in the 2015 Youth Savings Challenge. More►
  • Cost of Data Breaches: A new report indicates that the cost will rise to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. More►
  • Sunny Skies Ahead?: CFOs and economists interviewed by CU Journal are optimistic about credit unions' bottom lines. More 
  • Transparency is Key to Integrating Employees After a Merger : CreditUnions.com article covers Park Side FCU's experience. More►
  • Let Your Members Be Part of Something Bigger: Successful long-term relationships depend on an emotional connection. More►
  • A Direct Line: This week's blog features a resource that can help with Cybersecurity Preparedness. More 
  • The Social Good Business Model: Show consumers that you're working for a cause. More►
  • Money and Ethics: A column in Forbes says "Let's Show our Kids how They Fit Together." More
  • Governor Appoints Halligan to District Bench: Missoula FCU board member gets the nod. More 
  • MESA to Extend to Northwest: Northwest credit unions are importing Montana's Matched Education Savings Account. More► 
  • Changes Afoot?   : A CUNA task force presents preliminary ideas for governance changes, and CU Times reports CUNA is considering a name change.  
  • A Direct Line: Find out ways to hone how your credit union recruits new board members. More 
  • Credit Unions and Small Business: If they had the authority, credit unions stand ready to serve more small businesses. More► 
  • Youth Month Goes Out with a Roar : SEG FCU celebrated Zoo at the CU as credit unions reached out to kids across the U.S. More►
  • News from Family First FCUThe credit union puts a twist on its recent annual meeting . More 
  • Job Market Numbers Released: Economists say jobless claims at 15-year low. More► 
  • Data Breach Costs: CUNA CEO Jim Nussle appears on Bloomberg radio. More►
  • Are You a Smart Outsourcer?: Crediit unions should be asking these seven questions. More►
  • CUNA Councils Online:The CUNA Councils have a new, more user-friendly website. More 

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

 

 

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