CSCU’S Solutions Conference 2016: Digital Payments in the Spotlight

The Payments Review’s Paul Castner gives a wrap-up of the 2016 CSCU Solutions Conference.

Compliance Center: Credit Union Responsibilities When Returning Federal Payments

CUNA released the following article, which provides good insight into credit unions’ responsibilities when it comes to returning federal payments.

Got Payments Process Solutions? NACHA Challenge Pays Cash

NACHA has announced cash prizes for a team challenge addressing payment solutions, and is accepting nominations for excellence awards.

How to Manage Credit Card Products in Light of the Fed Rate Increase

The Federal Reserve’s quarter point interest rate increase late last year was a small step at the time, but is expected to produce a ripple effect. Your Strategic Link partner CSCU provides insight to help credit unions manage their products in a rising interest market.

Foster-Keddie Assumes Chairmanship of CFPB Credit Union Advisory Council

The Council was created to give the CFPB direct feedback from credit unions on the impact of regulation on credit unions’ daily operations.

Partnerships Key in Mobile Services: Boston Fed Report

Research shows that proprietary solutions struggle in the quick flow of innovation, while third-party partnerships hold promise.

Same Day ACH Payments Approved by NACHA

The plan will result in three daily settlement windows, allowing same-day processing of 99% of ACH payments.

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.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Qualstar Credit Union gives members ‘loyalty bonus’; Morrell elected to NACHA board; Providence Federal Credit Union makes it rain green; Oregon Community Credit Union hires VP of technology.

Compliance Center: Same Day ACH Is Coming, and More

Same day automated clearing house transactions; your question on aggregating cash in and out transactions answered; plus legal briefs.

Business Partners Informing Credit Unions About Apple Pay

Credit unions’ card management partners are stepping up to provide information and resources as Apple prepares for the Apple Pay launch.

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.

Next-Gen iPhone to Use NFC for Mobile Payments

The next generation iPhone, scheduled for a September launch, will feature a mobile payments solution, reports Wired.

Do Members Want a Mobile Wallet?

The dream of a fully functional mobile wallet is still years away, but you can give your members the services they want right now.

MAP Helps Credit Unions Understand the Market for Mobile Wallets

What are mobile wallets and how will they affect your members? Member Access Pacific has released a white paper covering the options available to consumers, and the forces that will shape the future of mobile payments.

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.

All Work and No Play? Not When Sunriver Hosts the 2014 CUES Council/NWCUA Executive Summit

Credit union CEOs and their leadership teams can mix business with pleasure at the 2014 CUES Council/NWCUA Executive Summit, which will be held July 30-Aug. 1 at the beautiful Sunriver Resort in central Oregon. Reservations are being accepted now.

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?