Straight to The Point: November 20, 2017

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Good morning, and welcome to what should be an abbreviated work week for most readers. Both the House and Senate are recessed. Here’s what’s happening in the world of credit unions today:

star3 The New York Credit Union Foundation has awarded over $300,000 in 2017 – The Point

star3 CU Direct, an Association strategic partner, is hosting a complimentary “Lunch & Learn” event tomorrow at Association headquarters in Albany. The event will provide updates on the auto industry and auto lending trendsNYCUA

star3 Love My Credit Union Rewards is once again offering partner credit unions the opportunity to provide discounts on Intuit tax products this year. Through the program, credit unions can offer members up to $15 in savings on federal tax products from TurboTax – Love My CU Rewards

star3 President Donald Trump might select Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney as the interim director of the CFPB – CU Times

star3 CUNA raised concerns over website compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in a letter last week to the House Judiciary Committee – CUNA News

star3 U.S. lawmakers are looking abroad for alternatives to social security numbers, which are outdated and easily stolen – CUToday

star3 Mortgage delinquency rates have hit their lowest point since the Great Recession, according to TransUnion – HousingWire

star3 The financial sector is under increasing threat from cybercrime syndicates, warns the director of EU’s law enforcement intelligence agency – CUinfoSecurity

star3 NCUA’s attempts to bring transparency to the Overhead Transfer Rate methodology are a step in the right direction – New York’s State of Mind

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