Epsilon Breach, Security and Communications Key for CUs

Following the breach at the marketing firm, credit unions will need to communicate effectively with members, even if the organization’s data was not directly compromised.

Treasury Releases Interim Final Rule Changing Garnishment Procedures

Late last week the Treasury released its interim final rule that will make radical changes to your credit union’s garnishment proceedings. This rule applies unless the garnishor is the Federal government or a State child protection agency.

Interchange Legislation Could be Introduced This Week

Credit unions are calling on Congress to stop, study and start over on planned interchange fee regulations, and legislation that would do just that could be introduced later this week.

Compliance Question of the Week

How can a member challenge a garnishment of an account that contains a protected payment that was not found during the look back period required under the rules from the Treasury for Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefits Payments?

Compliance Question of the Week

When do I need to notify members about the change in next-day availability of funds that has increased because of Dodd-Frank?

Consideration of Bankruptcy the Result of a Poor Economy

Falling home prices, rising medical costs, and a stagnant job market are causing many families in the Pacific Northwest to struggle to keep up with their debt obligations. In this environment, bankruptcy will look like an unwanted, but increasingly attractive option.

Win a Free 2010 WCUL Convention Registration with the Evolve and Emerge Twitter Contest

Social media users who follow the Washington Credit Union League’s Twitter feed @waleague have an opportunity to win a free, full registration to the 2010 Washington Credit Union League Convention, Sept. 14-17 in SeaTac.

Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

Celebrate the end of the Washington Credit Union League Convention with a night of comedy and have a chance to win one of two iPads.