FTC Warns Marketers That Mobile Apps May Violate Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Federal Trade Commission has warned marketers of six mobile background-screening apps that they may be violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which is designed to protect privacy and ensure the accuracy of consumer report information.

LoveMyCreditUnion.org is a Ticket to Consumer Savings, Non-Interest Income—and Possibly a Date

LoveMyCreditUnion.org leverages membership numbers to offer a well-rounded consumer purchasing program to credit union members. Credit unions can then earn non-interest income for marketing the programs.

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update

The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement, including updates on the FHFA, CFPB and events significant to the credit union regulatory landscape.

CFPB Addresses Military, Mortgage Disclosures, and Credit Unions

The CFPB, now fully operational after the installation of Director Richard Cordray, recently established an advisory council for credit unions, a tracking system for financial scams targeting the military and a revamped form for mortgage disclosures.

Real Estate Manager

Oregon Community Credit Union—Eugene, OR

Legal Briefs

The NWCUA’s weekly rundown on the regulatory landscape.

NCUA Clarifies New Call Report Questions’ Intent

The NCUA has clarified that new questions addressing minority credit unions and workplace diversity, which were added to fourth-quarter call report documents with no explanation from the agency, are required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.

Oregon Legislature Prepares for February Annual Session

This Oregon Legislative Update outlines the upcoming annual session in the Oregon Legislature and provides details on the appointment of Elizabeth Steiner Hayward to the Oregon State Senate.

Commercial Loan Processor

Wauna Federal Credit Union

Teller/Member Service Representative (MSR)

NW Priority Credit Union – Portland, OR

Catalyst Corporate Prepared for U.S. Central Bridge Wind Down

Catalyst Corporate explains how the NCUA’s intention to wind down the remaining components of U.S. Central Bridge Corporate—especially payment services such as ACH, automated settlement and international wires—will affect credit unions.

Oregon Legislative Leadership Summit Provides a Gateway to Advocacy

With the Oregon Legislature in short session in 2012, the Oregon Legislative Leadership Summit is designed to give credit union leaders an opportunity to advocate for the movement and grow their political involvement.

GAO Issues Report on Corporate Credit Union Failures and NCUA Action

The NWCUA’s Regulatory Advocacy team works with state and federal regulators to help reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the credit union movement. Included here are updates on a recent GAO report and an NCUA data request.

Catalyst Corporate Sets Town Hall Meeting Schedule

Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union will conduct a series of town hall meetings in January and February to help credit unions transition from Western Bridge Corporate.