LAKE BLUFF, Ill.-While most of the attention last week was on how credit unions helped to kill in Congress any extension of the Transaction Account Guarantee (TAG) program, which expires at the end of the year, there was less attention being paid to how it creates the potential for billions of dollars of checking deposits to be on the move.

But just how much of those funds might move is debatable, with sources disagreeing on what the real effects would be on financial institutions and credit unions from TAG's expiration.

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