Straight to The Point: July 23, 2018


star3 With the November elections fast approaching, the New York Credit Union Association is encouraging individuals to support the state Credit Union Political Action Committee, CUPAC – The Point

star3 eScope Solutions, a provider of managed security systems and a business partner of the Association, will host a complimentary webinar Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. The webinar will explain SIEM-security information and event log management – The Point

star3 Enrollment is open for the statewide prize-linked saving program, Lucky Savers. Credit unions that are new to the program will need to execute a contract and provide all documents to the Association by Aug. 31 in order to start their program on Oct. 1 – The Point

star3 In an op-ed, NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters says the agency’s $736 million Credit Union Share Insurance Fund distribution marks a new phase in the credit union movement – CU Journal

star3 Emojis are now part of scammers’ attack repertoire to build trust to acquire money or sensitive information – CU Times

star3 The direction of the CFPB under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney can be seen in the appointment of Paul Watkins to lead the bureau’s new Office of Innovation – CUToday

star3 Republicans have raised objections to Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-18, running for both re-election to the House and state attorney general simultaneously, according to filings with the state Board of Elections – Times Union

star3 After years of anemic rates, online banks in particular are offering savings rates close to or even exceeding 2 percent on federally insured deposits – New York Times

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