Straight to The Point: August 29, 2017


Good morning. Both the House and Senate will convene briefly for pro forma sessions today, with no votes scheduled. Here is what’s happening on this Tuesday morning:

star3 The New York Credit Union Association is available to provide human resources consultations and support to member credit unions – The Point

star3 The National Credit Union Foundation has activated the online disaster relief system to raise money for credit union people affected by Hurricane Harvey – The Point

star3 CUNA Mutual Group is hosting a number of webinars in the weeks ahead, including a series on member conversations and a session on cybersecurity trends – CUNA Mutual Group

star3 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released an advisory to provide information on money laundering risks associated with certain real estate transactions – CUNA

star3 Mobile banking usage grew from 7 percent of all consumers in 2010, to over 40 percent of all consumers in 2017 – CU Times

star3 While mobile payments continue to increase, the usage of digital wallets continues to lag behind expectations – CUToday

star3 A study commissioned by Navy FCU revealed the many problems millennials have managing their money, an issue that credit unions can help with – CU Journal

star3 Fitbit announced that it will enable Visa payments through the Fitbit Ionic, the company’s first smartwatch – PYMNTS


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