Straight to The Point: September 6, 2018


star3 United Nations FCU will host a complimentary event on credit union sustainability Thursday, Oct. 18, in New York City – The Point

star3 As a reminder, New York credit unions are encouraged to register for Miracle Jeans Day, Credit Unions for Kids’ annual fundraiser to support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During the nationwide fundraiser, which will be on Sept. 12, credit union employees who make a monetary donation to the campaign will be invited to wear jeans to work – The Point

star3 Credit union marketers and communications professionals can register for the New York Credit Union Association’s annual Marketing Conference on Nov. 8 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Schenectady – NYCUA

star3 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has granted Varo Money preliminary approval to form a national bank, setting a course for what could become the nation’s first national all-mobile bank – CU Times

star3 The credit union movement is split on the potential threat posed by the OCC’s fintech charter – CU Journal

star3 More banks are moving to .bank web domains as a means of demonstrating security amid growing online scams – CUToday

star3 Uber Cash has officially launched, providing a closed-loop payment network that lets consumers easily add funds to its stored value account – PYMNTS

star3 mSpy, the makers of a software-as-a-service product that claims to help more than a million paying customers spy on the mobile devices of their kids and partners, has leaked millions of sensitive records online, including passwords, text messages and contacts secretly collected from phones running the spyware – KrebsOnSecurity

star3 The blog discusses the draft of New York state’s sexual harassment prevention policies and procedures that were released by the state Department of Labor last week and further analyzes what it means for credit unions and their employeesNew York’s State of Mind




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