LSC Unveils NewGen-The Prepaid Debit Card Teens and Parents Can Agree On

A prepaid debit card teens and parents can agree on could be a great addition to your suite of products. LSC, your Strategic Link business partner introduces “NewGen”. Learn more at a free webinar.

CUMONEY Visa: A Reloadable Debit Card Program to Suit Any Need

Prepaid reloadable debit cards may present new growth opportunities for credit unions. Strategic Link business partner CUMONEY reports its reloadable prepaid debit card program is an affordable relationship-building tool, carrying one of the lowest fee structures in the market.

Strategic Link Question of the Week

Our Strategic Link Question of the Week examines a streamlined card services program.

Strategic Link Question of the Week

One of our members is traveling internationally, and he is concerned about having his debit card stolen or becoming a fraud victim. What other options are available to him?

MAP Introduces In-Branch Gift Card Displays

Cyndie Martini, president and CEO of Member Access Pacific (MAP), explains how in-branch gift card displays can enhance the member branch experience through MAP’s seamless, stress-free program.

LSC Prepaid Program Announces Enhancements and Procedure Changes

Strategic Link Strategic Partner LSC encourages all credit union staff that order, issue or fund prepaid cards to attend a webinar outlining changes to LSC’s programs that will take effect Oct. 3.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Offer Prepaid Travel Cards as Quick-to-Market Solution for Members Seeking EMV Cards

Strategic Link strategic partner CSCU explains how prepaid travel cards offer an immediate solution for members who are traveling overseas and looking for EMV cards.

CFPB Seeking Comment on Prepaid Cards

The CFPB has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking and is now seeking comment, data and information about general purpose reloadable prepaid cards. The bureau intends to issue a proposal to extend Reg E protections to cover GPR cards.

Survey Turns Conventional Prepaid Card Wisdom on its Head

New survey results indicate that prepaid cards may not be strictly for the young and unbanked, as many middle- and upper-income consumers reported an interest in using prepaid cards provided by their bank or credit union.

Regulatory Advocacy Update: CFPB Issues ANPR on Pre-Paid Cards

The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here are updates on the CFPB, the NCUA and pending departure of the NWCUA’s Jaycee Winn.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Understanding the ‘Unbanked’ and ‘Debanked’ and the Opportunities to Serve Them

Strategic Link business partner Member Access Pacific (MAP) writes about how until recently, there were the banked and the unbanked. But now it is time to look at another customer segment: the debanked.

ICUL Service Corp Rolls Out ‘Moms, Dads & Grads’ Line of Gift Cards

The ICUL Service Corporation, a Strategic Link business partner, offers several programs to help credit unions compete with gift card and reloadable “stored value” debit cards, including a new series geared toward soon-to-be graduates.

TwinStar Credit Union is ReadyLink-Ready

Thanks to a partnership with MAP, a Strategic Link business partner, Visa prepaid cardholders can now load cash onto their cards at any TwinStar ATM in Washington using TwinStar Credit Union’s new ReadyLink service.

FinCEN Proposes Reporting Requirement of International Transport of Prepaid Access Products at U.S. Borders

FinCEN has proposed adding certain dedicated prepaid access devices, such as prepaid cards and gift cards, to the list of monetary instruments to be reported when transported into or out of the U.S.

Legal Briefs

Your update on the regulatory landscape.

Legal Briefs

Your update on the regulatory landscape.