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Credit unions argue to keep tax-exempt status

Credit unions first earned their tax-exempt status in 1934 with the passage of the Federal Credit Union Act. The act granted the exemption because “credit unions are mutual or cooperative organizations operated entirely by and for their members.”

Q&A with Lori Soren, regional market president for U.S. Bank

With just 74 branches, U.S. Bank lacks the street-corner presence that its larger competitors — Wells Fargo & Co. and Bank of America Corp. — have in Nevada. But that’s all right with Lori Soren, whose strategy for the bank with $2.22 billion in local deposits includes mobile banking offerings, smarter ATMs and supermarket branches.