Straight to The Point: July 26, 2018


 star3 The 2018 Tech Forward Conference will explore the newest and emerging technologies impacting New York’s credit unions. The conference will be held Oct. 11-12 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, and registration is openNYCUA

star3 SimplyCredit, a strategic partner of the New York Credit Union Association, will host an informational webinar Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. The company enables consumers to refinance high-APR credit card balances with participating New York credit unions. The webinar will explain SimplyCredit’s digital platform, which is designed to work with the credit union’s mobile banking platform NYCUA

star3 Love My Credit Union Rewards, a program from Association strategic partner CU Solutions Group, has released its July newsletter. The newsletter highlights several offerings from Love My CU Rewards, including its Sprint program Love My CU Rewards

star3 Almost one-third of millennials said cash instruments, such as saving accounts, are the best place to invest money they won’t need for the next 10 years. Unsurprisingly, they’re not seeing good returnsBloomberg

star3 A number of bills of interest to credit unions were passed out of a House committee, including one that amends the definition of mortgage lending fees as well as legislation that creates a new Fintech Intelligence programCUToday

star3 For startups developing regulation technology for financial institutions that do business with marijuana firms, there’s one clear upside to the fact that medical marijuana remains illegal under federal law CU Journal

star3 Attorneys General from nineteen states have written Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for clarification about how the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to websitesCUNA

star3 Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell to an eight-month low in June and data for the prior month was revised sharply down, the latest indications that the housing market was slowing down Reuters

star3 Does your credit union have to pay interest on its mortgage escrow accounts? That’s the question being raised in a lawsuit that has been recently filed in Brooklyn Federal Court against Bank of AmericaNew York’s State of Mind











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