Straight to The Point: April 5


Good morning. The House and Senate will convene for pro forma sessions today, with no votes expected. Here’s what else is happening today:

star3 There are multiple opportunities for individuals, credit unions and other organizations to support the credit union movement during the Annual Meeting & Convention – The Point

star3 The CFPB issued another Request For Information, this one focusing on the bureau’s consumer financial education programs – The Point

star3 Reminder: Low-income credit unions seeking CDFI certification may be eligible to use the NCUA’s streamlined application process, which runs until Friday, April 6 – NCUA

star3 Credit unions are not included in a Treasury report on recommendations to reform the Community Reinvestment Act – CUNA

star3 A data breach at, the Web site for the American chain of restaurants, leaked millions of customer records—including names, email and physical addresses, birthdays and the last four digits of the customer’s credit card number—for at least eight months – KrebsOnSecurity

star3 While banks are closing branches at a record pace, credit unions are reinventing them to show consumers how and why they are different – CU Times

star3 Democrats in the state Senate are on the brink of reunifying – New York Times

star3 Millennials are the leading generation for adoption of mobile banking services, but the process takes too long for many of them – CUToday

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