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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Saying the current system of credit union chapters in this state must evolve to serve the changing needs of CUs, the Ohio Credit Union League is launching a new networking system.

LOS ANGELES—Are consumers willing to pay more for privacy? The answer depends on how the question is asked.

LOS ANGELES—Credit unions found themselves being challenged again and again here during a discussion of how they are using or plan to use “big data,” about whether they are just “pretending” not to know certain things , and whether they have been “drinking their own Kool Aid” instead of respecting their member-ownership structure.

LOS ANGELES—Former NBA star Magic Johnson, who has become a hugely successful businessman, offered credit unions some advice on building their own businesses—and he did it in their own language, talking of ROI, branding and SWOT analysis.

DALLAS—Credit unions are monitoring the potential spread of Ebola in the U.S., but apparently most are not yet taking action—not even the CU that serves the hospital where Thomas Eric Duncan died of the virus earlier this month.

CUNA Mutual Group employees wish the world a Happy International Credit Union Week in this video, part of a series. To watch the video, click here.

St. Mary's Bank, America's first CU, takes readers on a tour of its offices, as well of the office in which the very first CU in the country conducted business, as part of a series in celebration of International Credit Union Day today. To watch the video, click here

To celebrate International CU Week, has commissioned a series of videos. Here, Henry Lynch of the New Zealand Association of Credit Unions takes readers on a tour and introduces the staff. 

DUBUQUE, Iowa—To mark International Credit Union Week, has created a series of videos in which credit unions and associations introduce themselves and their operations to the world. The series will include St. Mary’s Bank, America’s first credit union; CUNA Mutual Group, which has relationships with nearly every CU; The Credit Union Association of New Zealand, and kicks off today with a video from Dupaco Credit Union in Dubuque, Iowa. To watch the video, click here, or visit The Feature on And make sure to stay tuned in all week for additional videos and other International CU Day-related coverage.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Researchers at MWR Labs recently demonstrated that EMV POS terminals can be compromised, claiming a chink in chip card armor.