New CUNA Mutual Group CU Trends Report Shows Continued Membership, Loan Growth

The report offers an economic outlook for credit unions and their leaders.

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.

Credit Unions Say Debit-Card Fraud May Be Linked to Wholesale Grocer’s Stores

Credit unions in eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana are being urged to watch for unauthorized debit- and credit-card transactions this week as the U.S. Secret Service continues to investigate a rash of fraud cases that may be linked to a local grocery wholesaler.

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.

Mortgage-fraud SARs Increased in the Third Quarter of 2011

FinCEN recently reported that 19,934 mortgage loan fraud SARs were filed during the third quarter of 2011, representing a 20-percent increase over 2010’s third-quarter total and 10 percent of all SARs filed during the quarter.

Bank Transfer Day Picks Up Steam as Northwest Credit Unions See Increased Web, Lobby Traffic

Bank of America’s decision to hike debit card fees, a fast-growing Facebook page promoting Bank Transfer Day, and the continued Occupy movement seem to be spurring membership growth among Northwest credit unions.

Second Quarter Mortgage Loan Fraud Suspicious Activity Persists

According to a recent report by FinCEN, mortgage loan fraud suspicious activity reports for Second Quarter 2011 nearly doubled from the number reported in the same quarter of 2010.

Check Fraud Numbers Continue to Climb, Says Recent Survey

Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners

Member Directions June 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions June 15, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions July 15, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions August 16, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions October 15, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.