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WA DCU Issues Bulletin on Powers of Attorney in Vehicle Loan Transactions

The bulletin alerts credit unions that the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) will not accept powers of attorney executed by a credit union employee on behalf of a member.

Compliance Center: What We Learned at the FBI/Secret Service Cybersecurity Symposium

Learn how to contact law enforcement in the case of a cybersecurity incident; your question answered about posting the FBI sticker; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Best Practices for Federally Insured Credit Unions’ Advertising, Promotions

When are federally insured credit unions required to include the NCUA sign or statement in advertising and promotional materials? Here’s an explanation from the experts at CSCU.

Northwest Credit Unions Urged to Have Members Sign Petitions July 15-26

Northwest credit unions are urged to join their colleagues in the Spokane credit union community with in-branch petitions July 15-26. The message: why credit unions are good for consumers. The timing is critical as Congress examines tax reform.

Rules Affecting Fair Housing and Flood Insurance Updated

Having identified the need to update rules governing fair housing and flood insurance, the NCUA adopted a final rule that will require credit unions to update both their Equal Housing Lender sign and the standard flood hazard determination form.

Register Now to Become a Money Smart Week Partner

Money Smart Week, scheduled for April 21-28, is a campaign to help consumers better manage their personal finances through extensive collaboration across multiple sectors. Credit unions in Oregon and Washington should register as a partner by Feb. 1.

With ATM Fee Lawsuits on the Rise, Is Your Credit Union Protected?

Credit unions that charge a fee for non-member ATM use must post a sign warning consumers of the fee and must meet certain other benchmarks to ensure compliance with Regulation E.

Credit Unions Face Another Wave of ATM Fee Lawsuits

CUNA Mutual Group offers simple preventative steps to help credit unions avoid costly fines and legal fees associated with ATMs.

Another Wave of ATM Fee Lawsuits Hitting Credit Unions

NWCUA business partner CUNA Mutual Group provides tips for credit unions to avoid costly fees and fines in their ATM programs.

New Options for Toll Free Credit Counseling for Credit Card Statements

Following the NFCC’s decision to charge for previously free toll-free numbers, there are other free options available, but CUs must be aware of the compliance issues if they switch providers.

Avoid ATM Fee Disclosure Lawsuits with Proper Monitoring

An escalating number of class action lawsuits filed against credit unions for failing to comply with Regulation E requirements for disclosing ATM fees has triggered a significant risk concern for credit unions.

Reminder: NCUA Final Rule on Permanent Insurance Coverage of $250,000

NCUA issued a final rule regarding the display of the “official sign” and permanent increase in insurance coverage at $250,000.

Transform Youth Into Saving Rock Stars During National Youth Week

Show youth that saving rocks at your credit union during National Credit Union Youth Weekâ„¢,
April 11-24, 2011. The National Youth Saving Challengeâ„¢ is a great opportunity to get youth to open new accounts
and deposit their money at your credit union.