Straight to The Point: July 31, 2018


star3 Credit union employees and volunteers can now register for the National Credit Union Foundation’s November Development Educator training. The popular DE training will be held Nov. 7-14 in Madison, Wisconsin, and interested participants are encouraged to register early – National Foundation

star3 CUNA has launched a new Member Activation Program campaign to educate credit union members about the costs and burdens of merchant data breaches. To kick off the campaign, CUNA will host a complimentary “Stop the Data Breaches” webinar for MAP credit unions today at 3 p.m. CUNA

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 open – NYCUA

star3 Now that the U.S. economy is revving again, personal financial satisfaction is at all all-time high on the American Institute of CPA’s Q2 2018 Personal Financial Satisfaction IndexCU Times

star3 A new bill in Congress would update the mandate of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to include a specific focus on cryptocurrenciesCUToday

star3 Contract signings to purchase previously-owned U.S. homes rose for the first time in three months, indicating the housing market is stabilizing on the heels of a modest pickup in listings, lower taxes and a robust labor market, according to data from the National Association of RealtorsBloomberg

star3 Mel Watt, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, decried the disclosure of an investigation of sexual harassment allegations made by an agency employee, and suggested the leak was politically motivated CU Journal

star3 Cybersecurity investments are soaring. Unfortunately, for many corporates, vulnerabilities in their systems – even with the latest technology – won’t be discovered until they’re taken advantage of by cyber attackersPYMNTS

star3 Both the Financial Accounting Standards Board and NCUA are issuing proposals that credit unions should pay close attention toNew York’s State of Mind









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