Straight to The Point: September 28, 2018


star3 Young credit union professionals from New York attended an advocacy workshop yesterday in Washington, D.C. The training workshop taught young professionals about the benefits of credit union advocacy, how to build strong relationships with their members of Congress and more – The Point

star3 The deadline to register for the New York Credit Union Association’s 2018 Volunteer Leadership Conference is next Friday, Oct. 5. The event will feature two days of peer networking, entertainment and insightful presentations specifically for New York credit union board directors and supervisory committee members NYCUA

star3 The New York Credit Union Foundation offers multiple grant programs designed to meet the unique needs of the New York credit union community. 1199 SEIU FCU recently utilized a Small Credit Union Grant to help upgrade their server – The Point

star3 Every dollar of fraud now costs credit unions and other financial services providers about $2.92 in fees, fines, interest, labor and other expenses – a 9.3 percent increase over 2017, according to new data – CU Times

star3 The House passed the conference report to H.R. 6157, a “minibus” bill that includes a continuing resolution to fund the government through Dec. 7 – CUNA

star3 Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to subject credit unions to the Community Reinvestment Act could be dead on arrival CU Journal

star3 The price of playing in the credit card rewards space continues to climb. The latest to up the ante for a card rewards program is JPMorgan Chase CUToday

star3 Progressives racked up a number of major wins in September’s Democratic primaries, but none of those races had any impact on the overall makeup of the state Senate City & State

star3 The blog analyzes interchange litigation and how it can affect the future of credit unions, as well as the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest ratesNew York’s State of Mind







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