Straight to The Point: August 23, 2018


star3 CUNA, working in conjunction with the New York Credit Union Association, will host a Young Professionals Advocacy Workshop on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Credit Union House in Washington, D.C. The training will include a congressional staff panel, updates from CUNA and other credit union personnel, meetings with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and an evening reception – The Point

star3 With planning season just around the corner, CU Solutions Group, a strategic partner of the Association, has rolled out a new application called Planning Pro – The Point

star3 SimplyCredit, a strategic partner of the Association, recently hosted an informational webinar that explained SimplyCredit’s new digital platform, which is designed to work with the credit union’s mobile banking platform. The recorded version of the webinar is now available to view on the Association’s website – NYCUA

star3 The CFPB should end examining credit union compliance with the Military Lending Act but should not end efforts to find unscrupulous businesses that prey on military families, credit union trade groups said CU Times

star3 The prospect of rising rates from the Federal Reserve isn’t deterring students from enrolling in college for another semester, though graduates should not be surprised when their loan refinancing options are affected. But all of that could be good news for credit unions – CU Journal

star3Out of approximately 10,000 gig workers surveyed, only 47 percent said they had a full-time job in the second quarter of 2018, a drop from 55 percent in the first quarter, indicating that more workers view juggling gig work as a viable career path PYMNTS

star3 Assemblyman Joe Morelle, the Democrat running to replace longtime former Rep. Louise Slaughter in the 25th Congressional District, holds a 24-point lead over his Republican opponent, according to a Siena College pollThe Hill

star3 U.S. home sales fell for a fourth straight month in July as a shortage of properties on the market pushed up house prices, likely sidelining some potential buyers Reuters






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