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November 25, 2014

Things get hairy at CUs during Movember

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Tuck away the electric razors and trimmers, as credit unions and their male staff members grow out their facial hair for "Movember," a month-long event dedicated to raising awareness for men's health. ReadMore

CUs honored with national Maxwell awards for social responsibility

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CUNA's National Awards Committee recently selected the recipients of the 2014 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. The awards, which are given in several credit union asset sizes, were selected among the winning entries at a league level. ReadMore

Dykstra receives AACUL Eagle Award, Lyons re-elected chairman

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Diana Dykstra, president/CEO of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, received the American Association of Credit Union Leagues' highest honor--the Eagle Award--at the organization's annual meeting last week. ReadMore

Colo. authorities OK first-ever marijuana-focused CU

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The Colorado Division of Financial Services approved an unconditional state charter for The Fourth Corner CU last week, setting the stage for the establishment of the first-ever credit union that will serve the marijuana industry. ReadMore

CUNA CFO Council accepting applications for inaugural CFO Award

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CUNA Councils announced Monday that applications for the inaugural CFO Awards, hosted by the CUNA CFO Council, are now available. The new CFO Awards will honor credit unions and individuals demonstrating financial management excellence. ReadMore

Household liquidity 1st innovation challenge for CSFI

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Uncertain income and trouble managing expenses create cash flow problems for households nationwide. ReadMore

Dino app transports young patients thanks to U of Mich., CU

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A trip back through time, to the age of the dinosaur, is bringing some fun to children faced with hospital stays. ReadMore

CUs build system for Ohio health care CUs

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Two Ohio credit unions with a focus on the health care community will operate as divisions of the Healthcare Credit Union System. ReadMore

CUNA receives 2 more nominations for board election

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Another two nominations have been submitted to CUNA for open director positions on the trade association's board ReadMore

CU System briefs (11/25/14)

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WASHINGTON (11/25/14)--The Credit Union National Association is hosting a Twitter chat today at 3 p.m. (ET) to talk about recent findings in the American Customer Satisfaction Index that ranked credit unions significantly higher than banks in consumer satisfaction. The chat will feature a breakdown of the surv


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