CFPB Issues Guidance on Reporting Financial Abuse of Older Adults

Credit unions may be the best advocates and watchdogs elder members have to protect them against fraud. Our compliance report details the signs of potential fraud staff should look for, and share CFPB guidance giving credit unions some latitude reporting potential abuse. This is a must-read for staff serving elder members.

Curb Financial Abuse and Exploitation Through Education on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Credit unions are uniquely positioned to help prevent financial abuse, and communities around the world and throughout Oregon will work to raise awareness of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation on June 15 as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Corvallis’ OSU Wins Desjardins Financial Awards for Youth and Adult Literacy

OSU FCU celebrated winning two prestigious Desjardins Financial Education Awards in a special ceremony today. The Corvallis credit union partnered with the school district to teach “real-life” financial skills to high school students and also worked to improve the financial skills of people in the court system.

Forthcoming .xxx Extension Creating Online Dilemma for Credit Unions

Under a new domain name registry targeted to serve the adult entertainment industry, domain names with the extension .xxx will be available for purchase beginning in December 2011, opening the door to new issues related to brand and image protection.

Free NWCUA Video Fulfills Vulnerable Adult Training Requirement

Credit unions operating in Washington state are required to train their member facing employees to recognize vulnerable adult abuse. Throught the NWCUA, receiving this training is just one click away.