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August 22, 2014

Look outside narrow window of products for revenue growth: Filene

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There are two sides to every balance sheet, and credit unions that want to remain financially sound now and into the future must start focusing on the revenue side, rather than only cutting back expenditures, according to a recent white paper from Filene Research Institute. ReadMore

CUNA chief accepts chilly charity challenge

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The Ice Bucket Challenge that's sweeping the nation to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis continued to make its way through the credit union movement Thursday, as CUNA interim President/CEO Bill Hampel had not one, but two buckets of ice water dumped on his head in Washington, D.C. ReadMore

UPS latest giant to fall prey to data breach

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Add shipping giant United Parcel Service to the list of merchants that have suffered a data breach that compromised its customers' credit and debit card information. ReadMore

Wyo. CU membership strong at 40% of state population

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The credit union movement continues to celebrate reaching its 100 million memberships milestone, and Wyoming's high concentration of credit union members caught the eye of Wyoming Business Report . ReadMore

State OKs Floridacentral CU's bank branch purchase

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Tampa, Fla.,-based Floridacentral CU has received the thumbs up from the Florida Office of Financial Regulation to purchase a branch of the First Federal Bank of Florida, an office spokesperson confirmed to News Now Thursday. ReadMore

Urban youth program gets 'Financially Fit' with Seattle Metro

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A financial literacy program by Seattle Metropolitan CU has gained traction and attention for the benefits it is providing to an urban youth educational group. ReadMore

CU System briefs (08/22/2014)

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. (8 22 14) Fort Bragg FCU, Fayetteville, N.C., with $390 million in assets, and the USO of North Carolina have teamed up for

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.@CFPB today finalized changes 2 remittance rule, proposed in April. See rule here:
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State OKs Floridacentral #creditunion's bank branch purchase #NewsNow
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Today is deadline to order your T-shirt for #MiracleJeansDay @CU4Kids @CMNHospitals
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#Creditunion #100MM on display with @NWCUA's Minickiello, Wash. Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos at @NCSLorg @CUNAadvocacy
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Fraudsters hit @jpmorgan with smash and grab #phishing campaign
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