Straight to The Point: May 1


star3 The New York Credit Union Association is seeking feedback from credit unions directly affected by a recent U.S. district court ruling invalidating parts of NCUA’s field of membership rule – The Point

star3 The deadline to register for the 2018 Collections & Bankruptcy Conference is this Friday, May 4 – NYCUA

star3 May is Older Americans Month, and NCUA is encouraging credit unions to educate their older members on how to avoid becoming a victim of elder abuse – The Point

star3 Mobile-banking apps are now one of the three most-used types of apps on consumers’ smartphones – CU Times

star3 The Federal Reserve and central banks of several other nations are exploring the creation of state-backed digital currencies – CUToday

star3 New European privacy regulations could result in more spams and scams hitting email inboxes – KrebsOnSecurity

star3 Russia is displaying an extraordinary interest in blockchain, but some worry the country could push standards that would make the security of the technology vulnerable to surveillance and attack – New York Times

star3 Fintechs that lend money to people based on the digital currency they own say they’re doing well even when cryptocurrency values plummet – American Banker

star3 The state Department of Financial Services re-issued proposed regulations that would exempt credit life insurance from a previous proposal – New York’s State of Mind





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