Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Black Friday Security Basics: Preventing Fraud on America’s Busiest Shopping Day

Are you ready to prevent fraud during the holiday shopping rush? CO-OP Financial Services shares some of the most important things credit unions can do to keep their members safe during the holidays.

CO-OP: Oct 1 Just a Step Along the Way to EMV Compliance

With the EMV compliance deadline just past, CO-OP Financial Services offers a look at the landscape of liability and compliance in the marketplace, and tells credit unions what to expect going forward.

CO-OP Launches API Suite to Give Credit Unions More Control Over Their Technology

The API suite is led by CardNav, launched as a standalone app, which can now be offered directly from inside credit unions’ mobile banking apps.

Enhanced Fraud Detection Capabilities Added to Revelation by CO-OP Analytics Solution

Credit unions can identify and minimize card-based fraud faster and easier with these new tools.

CSCU Honors O Bee and Columbia With CAMEO Awards for Marketing Prowess

O Bee won for its “Famous Pink Card,” which it designed as a fashion accessory, and Columbia Credit Union for a credit card campaign that sparked $1.4 million in portfolio growth.

NerdWallet: FinTech Trends to Watch for in 2015

Financial information firm NerdWallet shares which fintech trends credit unions should be embracing in 2015.

Northwest Credit Unions Rolling Out Apple Pay

Apple Pay’s combination of secure, easy-to-use technology and consumer demand makes it attractive for credit unions.

Home Depot Breach Cost Northwest Credit Unions $3.2 Million: CUNA

In a new report, CUNA estimated that 7.2 million credit union debit and credit cards were affected nationally, at a cost to credit unions of nearly $60 million.

STCU Begins Issuing Secure, Microchip Credit Cards

As data breaches continue to make news, STCU has begun issuing new, more secure credit cards. But merchants are slow to upgrade.

Apple Announces Mobile Payments System

Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payments system, will allow customers to use their iPhones to checkout at participating retailers, using cards from participating financial institutions.

Massive Credit Card Breach at Home Depot

Update: Home Depot acknowledges that they are the source of stolen credit cards. All U.S. and Canadian customers at risk.

The Current Economic Landscape Indicates GROWTH Through Credit Cards

With the credit union movement surpassing the 100-million-member milestone, it’s clear consumers are leveraging lower fees and better rates. Your credit union can help members save even more with a strong credit card program.

The New Best Thing: Understanding the Market for Mobile Wallets

More than 76 percent of mobile phone users in the United States have never used a mobile wallet. But consumers overwhelmingly say they would leave their traditional wallets at home in favor of a mobile alternative – and that means the market is poised to explode once a front-runner emerges.

The New Best Thing: Searching for the Future of Payments Technology

No one questions the fact that payment systems are undergoing a drastic transformation. But will the future of payments be decided by mobile apps? Will Bitcoins hasten the move toward a cashless society? Or does the answer still reside on the drawing board of a high-tech startup?

Members Ready for Their Close-Ups? Personalized Cards from CO-OP Make It Easy

Photo-OP debit, credit and ATM cards from CO-OP Financial Services can help credit unions differentiate themselves from competitors and strengthen member loyalty by creating an emotional tie to personalized cards that members use most often.

NW Cost of Responding to Target Data Breach Now $1.7 Million, Latest CUNA Figures Show

Updated estimates from the Credit Union National Association now put the cost of responding to the Target data breach at $1.7 million for Northwest credit unions as the average cost per affected card continues to rise. Credit unions’ cost to date nationwide: $30.6 million.