Straight to The Point: October 18, 2018


 star3 Today marks International Credit Union Day, and credit unions are encouraged to celebrate the 70th anniversary. This year’s theme is “Find Your Platinum Lining in Credit Unions” – The Point

star3 CUNA Mutual Group will be offering a complimentary webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 30, that will discuss the importance of talent management and succession planning – The Point

star3 OwnersChoice Funding will host its first ever Mortgage School on Wednesday, Oct. 24, designed for credit union staff and employees that need an introductory or refresher course on the mortgage industry – The Point

star3 The U.S. Department of Defense is warning that a data breach has exposed travel records for at least 30,000 military personnel – CUToday

star3 As digital engagement importance grows, so has consumer comfort with non-financial companies to conduct banking activities – CU Times

star3 The student loan debt crisis is about to get worse as the next generation of graduates will include more borrowers who may never be able to repay, according to experts and analysts – Bloomberg

star3 Fraudulent noncash payment values have increased a lot in the U.S. between 2012 and 2015, surpassing growth in noncash payments, the Federal Reserve foundPYMNTS

star3 Uber and Lyft have for years battled for customers in the fast-growing ride-hailing business. Now the bitter rivals may fight for investors in their initial public offerings, further highlighting the rise of ride-hailing companiesNew York Times

star3 The CFPB will be issuing guidance on Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices, which is good news for credit unions – New York’s State of Mind



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