MADISON, Wis.–The World Council of Credit Unions said it has concluded its Financial Inclusion Project at the border of Venezuela and Columbia, having reached 253,055 rural, low-income Colombians with financial services.
CU News From Around the Planet
NEW YORK—A new three country survey shows the U.S. leads the way in mobile payments but trails in contactless.
DUBLIN, Ireland–The good news for Ireland’s credit unions—the industry’s average loan-to-assets ratio has started to see a turnaround.
SYDNEY, Australia—Australia’s Department of Treasury has published a new set of preliminary guidelines that govern the size of cash-based currency payments.
CALGARY, Alberta–The Credit Unions of Alberta offered complimentary coffee and pastries here as part of an effort to raise awareness around how credit unions can help consumers achieve their dreams
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas– Five young credit union professionals have been awarded a scholarship that includes an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles for the 2020 World Credit Union Conference.
LONDON— The government of the United Kingdom has released a new three-year plan for combating corruption and economic crimes.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas–—The World Council of Credit Unions has named two new board members. The changes were announced during WOCCU’s World CU Conference.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas—The World Council of Credit Unions and Visa have announced a partnership to bring enhanced mobile capability to credit unions in Kenya.
MANILLA, Philippines–A Worldwide Foundation of Credit Unions’ project aimed at designing interoperable, open-loop, low-cost, real-time payment platforms for its network of credit unions across Asia was the subject of two workshops here and in Indonesia.