New Business Services, MBL Networking Group Starting Soon

Focusing on helping credit unions collaborate and utilize best practices in providing commercial services to members, the first meeting is August 10.

CFPB Releases Four Guides on Managing Someone Else’s Money

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just released four guides to help financial caregivers understand their role as a fiduciary.

What Should Credit Unions Be Doing During This Election Year?

2012 is an election year, and credit unions have a long list of things they can be doing to help position themselves and the movement for political success.

Bank Robberies Leave Life-Long Scars Despite Public Perception as ‘Victimless Crimes’

Bank robbers held up more than 5,000 financial institutions last year, getting away with nearly $40 million. The fact is that they robbed more than the institution; they robbed tellers and member service representatives of self-confidence, peace of mind or a good night’s sleep for years to come. An experienced banker who has seen 12 robberies in a 30-year career shares her story.

Bouncing Cashier’s Check Fraud Scams

This form of fraud is on the rise, and the victims are usually the people who can least afford to be taken.