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Accountability will move merchants to properly secure data systems

CUNA News Now Headlines 03/06/2014 - Provided as a courtesy and valuable service of the Credit Union National Association

CU/merchant parity in data rules a must: CUNA to lawmakers

Inconsistent data security standards need to be addressed before a solution to merchant data breaches can be achieved, CUNA said in a Wednesday letter submitted for the record of a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on protecting Americans' financial information. More

NCUA: State data shows where strongest growth occurred

The Quarterly U.S. Map Review, prepared by National Credit Union Administration's Office of the Chief Economist, shows the state and regional trends that comprised the agency's recently released 2013 call report data. More

CUNA to Hill: CUs, members pay steep price for merchant data breaches

CUNA made sure that every lawmaker on Capitol Hill got this message Wednesday: America's credit unions spend millions of dollars--without skipping a beat--to protect consumers from merchant data breaches by re-issuing cards, monitoring accounts and reimbursing customers for fraud. More

Hundreds file late call reports despite threatened fines

The number of federally insured credit unions filing late call reports declined by two-thirds in the fourth quarter of 2013 from the year prior. However, hundreds still filed late or made corrections beyond the Jan. 24 deadline, the National Credit Union Administration reported Wednesday. More

Specialty accounts guide members' savings goals

A article highlights how credit unions are helping members save for big expenses through savings clubs. More

CU retirement products shine in Forbes

Credit unions once again shone by a comparison of their service to consumers, this time in a Forbes magazine article that discussed the virtues and challenges of the Obama administration's new MyRA retirement account and how it compares with traditional Roth IRAs. CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel was extensively quoted describing the lower-cost retirement account services available at credit unions. More

Wash. CU leads charge against poverty with 'Life on the Edge'

A Washington-based credit union is about to take the next step in its community-focused fight against poverty. More

NCUA launches cybersecurity resources page

The National Credit Union Administration has launched a new resource for credit unions--a webpage that provides links to cybersecurity and data security resources. More

Beige Book: Outlook optimistic despite chill factor

The economy continues to grow at a "modest to moderate" with improved conditions in eight of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, according to the Fed's Beige Book commentary released Wednesday. More

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