Straight to The Point: October 24, 2018


star3 This Friday marks the online registration deadline for the New York Credit Union Association’s annual Marketing Conference, scheduled Nov. 8-9, at the Courtyard by Marriott in SchenectadyThe Point

star3 Alloya Corporate FCU and VolCorp are collaborating to bring credit unions an online investment tool to help perform many of their daily investment activities – The Point

star3 Reminder: The Long Island Chapter golf tournament is next Monday at the Bellport Country Club – NYCUA

star3 Credit unions are earning more monthly service charge revenue per member checking account than banks and thrifts are, according to a new studyCU Times

star3 The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has issued a revised Stress Testing Principles standard that will significantly reduce the regulatory burdens of stress tests on credit unions and other community-based financial cooperatives, according to the World Council of Credit Unions – CUToday

star3 The Federal Reserve will host public town hall meetings in its 12 districts in late October and early November to discuss its Faster Payments Settlement Assessment notice – CUNA

star3 A powerful, easy-to-use password stealing program known as Agent Tesla has been infecting computers since 2014, but recently this malware strain has seen a surge in popularity – KrebsOnSecurity

star3 Amazon and American Express unveiled a new co-branded card for small businesses that allows cardholders with an Amazon Prime membership to choose between an interest-free loan for 90 days or 5 percent back on purchases made at, Amazon Business, Amazon Web Services and Whole Foods Market – Bloomberg

star3 The reality is credit unions, no matter how big or small, are being attacked every day and it is important to be constantly adjusting to the latest hacking techniques to avoid putting credit unions and their members at risk – New York’s State of Mind



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