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March 2, 2015

Nussle, Cummins share CU difference with Minn. biz journal

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The Minnesota Business Journal received an education in the credit union difference recently, as Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, and Mark Cummins, president/CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, sat down with the publication to talk data breaches, legislative priorities and credit union growth. ReadMore

Pew: Americans' optimism tempered by fin. insecurity

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U.S. consumers feel better about their day-to-day finances and the economy than they have in years, but Jane and Joe Average are still not getting ahead, according to a survey conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts. ReadMore

Filene IDs 5 challenges for women in CU leadership

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A recent paper from the Filene Research Institute investigates the challenges women face as leaders within the credit union movement. ReadMore

Alumni network formed for World Council young professionals

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World Council of Credit Unions has created a new alumni network for its World Council Young Credit Union People program. ReadMore

League, CU support key to Lutheran FCU's launch, organizers say

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With the amount of vision and perseverance that it requires, chartering a credit union is not for the faint of heart. Missouri hasn't seen a new federally chartered credit union since 2005. After more than two years hard work and faith, Lutheran FCU received its charter from the National Credit Union Administration Dec. 22. ReadMore

TransUnion: Millennials climbing into driver's seat with loans

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Millennials are the fastest-growing segment of auto-loan consumers, according to a recent report from TransUnion. ReadMore

Young and Free Maine gives voice to Sassquatch as Sound Off winner

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Young and Free Maine's Sound Off competition put five musical talents to the test for a chance to play the main stage at this summer's Old Port Festival in Portland, Maine. ReadMore

CU System briefs (3/2/15)

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WASHINGTON (3 2 15) Robert Henson has joined CUNA as associate director of advocacy . He most recently served as legislative assistant on tax policy and financial services issues for


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