Straight to The Point: June 22, 2018


 star3 The NCUA board of directors considered a final rule to reform its field of membership rules—along with other agenda items—during the agency’s board meeting yesterday – The Point

star3 The New York Credit Union Foundation is offering three separate training sessions this summer for individuals interested in teaching the National Endowment for Financial Education High School Financial Planning Program – The Point

star3 Registration is open for the 2018 Basic Accounting Workshops. The first session will take place in Buffalo on July 24 and the second session being offered will be in Syracuse on July 25 – The Point

star3 An increasing number of credit unions around the country are rolling out new technology that allows their members to check account balances, move money, get transaction histories and more using only their voices – CU Times

star3 More than 100 members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice demanding that guidance and clarity be provided regarding website accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act – CUToday

star3 After a devastating 2017, the 2018 hurricane season is officially under way. And in Puerto Rico—which was hammered last summer by Hurricane Maria—the good news for credit unions is that the lights are on, branch traffic is up and, in some cases, loan demand is high – CUJournal

star3 Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney urged lawmakers to get behind the nominee who has been chosen to run the agency permanently and faced heightened criticism over her experience and possible ties to the administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy – American Banker

star3 States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals – Reuters

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