Point West Among 28 CUs in U.S., Canada Participating in Filene Minority Household Incubator

Point West was chosen for the Non-Citizen Lending Program, which offers credit cards, personal loans, and vehicle loans to non-citizens at the same rates as traditional consumer lending products.

NWCUA Puts Health Care Benefits Plan to the Test; Thumbs Up!

With all of the focus on the Affordable Care Act, the NWCUA put its own health care benefits package to the test – and it passed. The coverage plan meets the desired criteria of quality coverage, minimal annual increases and substantial savings, thanks to the aggregate buying power offered by The Trust.

‘Quantum Dawn 2’ Exercise to Test Cyber Security

Financial institutions are putting their security systems to the test in an elaborate drill organized by a large Wall St. Trade Group. “Quantum Dawn 2” follows a wave of cyber attacks late last year during which some banks had to temporarily shut down their websites after an attack overwhelmed them with traffic.

HUD Issues Discriminatory Effects Standard Final Rule

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a final rule to formalize a national standard for determining whether a housing practice violates the Fair Housing Act as the result of a discriminatory effect.

NWCUA Launches Updated Credit Union Philosophy Manual

The NWCUA has updated its Credit Union Philosophy Manual, streamlining the certification process and offering credit unions a new-and-improved tool to share the rich history and unique role of credit unions with newcomers to the movement.

Is Your Disaster Plan Up to the Test?

Brad Mundine, senior manager of the Credit Union Protection Risk Management team for Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group, explains that when it comes to disaster planning, writing the plan is only the first step.

FinCEN Releases Test Site for the New CTR and SAR

FinCEN has updated its BSA E-Filing System’s User Test System website to allow for testing submissions of batch and computer-to-computer filings of FinCEN’s new CTR and SAR. The site also offers a preview of the PDF versions of the new reports.