Compliance Center: Skimming Alerts. Also, Found Money After Vehicle Repo & Legal Briefs

Major spike in ATM skimming attacks; Compliance Question of the Week on found money following a vehicle repossession and the latest legal briefs.

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Big Banks Driving Millennials Away With Fees

Credit unions stand to gain Millennial members as the younger generation looks for alternatives to the higher fee structures of big banks. Credit unions can capitalize with low-fee, transparent products and services.

Credit Union Marketers Can Share Cyber Safety Shopping Tips With Members

Consumers can have confidence when they use their credit and debit cards to shop this holiday season. The NWCUA has stocked the Pro-Credit Union Messaging Resource Center with tips for marketers to share.

Seahawks Fans Bring Smiles, Supplies to Firefighters

In the midst of historic wildfires, NWCUA’s Director of Strategic Partnerships joined with other big-hearted Seahawks fans to deliver supplies and smiles to Washington firefighters.

Amplify’s Small Credit Union Round Table to Focus on Shared Economy, Sustainability

Small credit unions are finding secret sauce in the age of a sharing economy, while also struggling with sustainability in the age of consolidation. The Small Credit Union Round Table kicking off Amplify 2015 will focus on those issues.

Oregon Credit Union Members Respond to Call-to-Action Issued Through MAP

Members of six Oregon credit unions demonstrated their willingness to personally advocate for their credit unions. So far this year, they’ve fired off nearly 1,200 messages to their elected US Senators and Representatives, as a result of their credit unions’ engagement in CUNA’s Member Activation Program (MAP).

Credit Unions Support Tens of Thousands of Northwest Jobs

Credit unions provide over 15,000 family wage jobs in Oregon and Washington, finds ECONorthwest, jobs that have a huge impact on the region.

$352 Million in Direct Benefits: What Does That Mean?

The recent Northwest credit union economic impact study found $352 million in direct member benefits. Here’s what that means.

Monthly Webinars to Focus on Emerging Payment Trends

Americans want a digital payment option from their financial institution, two recent surveys have found, but which of the emerging technologies will best fit the needs of credit union members? A new monthly series of CUNA webinars will try to answer that question.

CFPB Still has Concerns Regarding Credit Cards

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the CARD Act has reduced penalty fees and made the cost of credit clearer for consumers. But the bureau says it is still concerned about add-on products, deferred-interest products, fee-harvester cards, and disclosures.

CFPB Releases Report on Mortgage Servicing Problems

A CFPB report details mortgage servicing problems at banks and other institutions. Many of the issues the report uncovers are harmful to consumers.

Compliance Question of the Week: What Do We Do if We Repossess a Vehicle That Has Items in It?

Vehicle repossession takes on a new challenge when there are items in the car. This week’s compliance question tackles the issue of what to do.

A Credit Union’s Liability After a Hack

Credit unions braced themselves for a coordinated cyber attack that never materialized May 7, but they should not let their guard down. Cyber attack threats are continuous. If your credit union is not properly managing its risks, it could be liable in the event of an attack.

NWCUA Takes Lead in Promoting International Year of Cooperatives

With 2012 having been dubbed “International Year of the Cooperative” by the United Nations, the NWCUA has taken a lead role in promoting the cooperative ideal throughout the region.