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Seattle CUs Launch Loan Products for Would-Be Citizens

With immigration one of the hottest topics in this year’s presidential campaign, two Seattle CUs join the ranks of those offering loans for future Americans — and once CEO says Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric may even help spur business.

Another CU Acquires Small Community Bank

Family Security Credit Union, a $580-million institution based in Decatur, Ala., said it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets and assume the deposits of the privately held Bank of Pine Hill, based in Pine Hill, Ala.  more »

How Credit Unions Learned to Love Arbitration Clauses

Until recently, credit unions rarely used arbitration clauses, and were praised by consumer advocates for pro-customer practices. But credit unions have learned to embrace the use of arbitration clauses – and now oppose the Consumer Protection Bureau’s plan to rein them in.  more »
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A Secure Alternative to Screen Scraping
Screen scraping is an out-of-date way to share transaction data with mobile apps and services. It's high time for banks to invest in OAuth, a protocol that lets customers access their financial data in a portal of their choosing and is secure.  read more »
Great Service Isn't Just A Myth
Neighbors CU highlights its commitment to service by showcasing a rather unusual member in this promotional spot.