Credit Unions Urged to Update Information, Connect With Potential New Members

www.asmarterchoice.org,a website that allows consumers to search for credit unions in their area, is seeking up-to-date information from participants.

LGBTQ Credit Union Movement Aims to Crowd-Fund Charter

Equality Washington launched a crowd-funding campaign to charter America’s first LGBTQ-focused credit union.

Video Training Available to Prevent Employee Dishonesty and Fraud

The NCUA and CUNA Mutual Group are partnering to help credit unions prevent fraud and dishonesty. A seven-part online toolkit is being unveiled.

Meeting Members’ Needs through Convenience

Co-Op Financial Services, a Strategic Link business partner, writes about the many benefits of shared branching. By giving members access to more than 5,000 additional locations through other participating credit unions, your credit union’s footprint grows to become the fourth-largest branching network in the country.

Significant Credit Card Security Breach Uncovered

Visa and MasterCard notified card-issuing credit unions and banks last week of a massive data breach involving Global Payments Inc., a third-party payment processor that Visa has already removed from its list of “compliant service providers.”

Significant Credit Card Security Breach Uncovered

Visa and MasterCard are notifying card-issuing credit unions and banks of a possible massive data breach involving Atlanta-based Global Payments Inc., a third-party payment processor.

CFPB Solicits Financial Industry Insider Informants

According to Richard Cordray, individuals with information on potential violations of federal consumer financial laws will now have “a direct line of communication” with the CFPB.

Regulatory Advocacy Update

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 from the NCUA and the CFPB.

Potential WesCorp Successor SunCorp to Host Informational Town Hall Webinars

As a likely successor to WesCorp, Colorado-based SunCorp is inviting credit unions to explore the benefits of membership through two upcoming town hall webinars for prospective members.