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November 2013 ARCHIVE

Here are the News items that appeared on the front page of our website in November 2013

  • Temporary Corporate CU Stabilization Fund Estimates Down: News Now reports that NCUA says that total future remaining TCCUSF assessments will likely be no higher than $1.6 billion.
  • Federal Reserve Board Split: The minutes from the October 30 meeting reveal disagreement among Fed officials about when to change policy. More►
  • House Tax Reform Plans Kept Under Wraps: The Hill reports that the House Ways & Means Chair has kept the details of the tax overhaul plan "close to the vest."
  • No Corporate Assessment for 2014: Read the News Now coverage and listen to Bill Hampel explain the details on CUNA's newest "Inside Exchange."
  • CUNA Finds Two NCUA Board Actions Problematic: CUNA feels the final CUSO rule overreaches NCUA's authority and questions the agency's 6.7% budget increase.
  • Are You Playing Complianceball? Read about "the art of winning an unfair compliance game." More►
  • No Corporate Assessment for 2014: The NCUA Board decides there's no need because of the JP Morgan Settlement. More
  • NCUA and JP Morgan Reach $1.4 Billion Settlement: CU Times outlines the agreement and reports on the response from the national credit union associations.
  • Now What? Henry Meier offers his take on the settlement, the economy, and next steps. More►
  • People Need a Car, Not a Car Loan: Focus on the benefit and value your products and services bring to the people in your community. More►
  • Impact of Credit Union Taxation: Credit Union Times takes a deeper look at the impact of taxation on credit unions. More►
  • NCUA Video on Liquidity Reform: NCUA released a new video explaining the agency's final rule on liquidity and contingency. More►
  • Succession Planning: Many credit union executives are reaching retirement age, does your credit union have a succession plan in place?  More►
  • Montana FCU Employees Pay it Forward: Credit union creates ripples with "random acts of kindness" in Great Falls. More►
  • CUNA Mutual Group Names New CEO: On January 1, current President/CEO Jeff Post will retire and Bob Trunzo will become CUNA Mutual's eighth president in its 78-year history. More►
  • Capturing Young Adult Loyalty: Filene and Credit Union Times have teamed up to explore how credit unions can form long-term relationships with 18-34-year-olds. More►
  • Profiles of Courage for Veterans Day: A Flathead Beacon feature highlights the memories of five WWII veterans. More►
  • Surprisingly Strong Jobs Numbers: The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an unexpected burst of hiring in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. More►
  • Dress for Success Wins Grant: The Billings chapter of the nonprofit will share in $375,000 grant. More►
  • Next Step in Tax Reform Nears: Sen. Max Baucus is reportedly planning to release the first in a series of tax reform discussion drafts.  More►
  • The Worst Kind of Debt: Is it student loan, credit card, mortgage, tax, or auto loan debt? The answer might suprise you. More►
  • Next Year's Races Shape Up: U.S. Rep. Steve Daines officially joins the race to replace Max Baucus in the U.S. Senate. More►
  • Make Your Money Matter: Eight credit unions in eight states launched a grassroots effort to build credit union awareness.  More►
  • Jill Nowacki Moves to Connecticut: Nowacki, who got her start in credit unions at MCUN, is the new president/CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut. More►
  • Free Consulting Services from NCUA: The Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives is offering small credit unions free help to improve their services. More►
  • Data Makes the World Go Round: "Big data" is creating a lot of buzz, but is your credit union doing all it can with the information it can currently access? More►
  • A look at Retiree Services: CU Times takes an in-depth look at how to help members plan for their "Golden years."  More►
  • Looking for Holiday Shopping Promotions?: The Financial Brand makes a list of the 14 best ideas it's seen over the years ... and one is from Montana! More►
  • Halloween Video Fun from Credit Unions: Credit Union Times showcases nine credit union campaigns that invoke the "spirit of the spooky season." More►
  • Senator Tester Speaks Up for Credit Unions: Making sure that small, community-based lenders have direct access to the secondary market is key to successful reform. More►
  • Michigan-based CUSO acquires CUsource: Montana Driven Technologies has acquired CUsource. More►

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