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MADISON, Wis.—Digital marketing is a significantly overlooked path to growth by credit unions, according to one analyst, who believes digital can be more powerful than all of a CU’s branches combined.

MADISON, Wis. – It would behoove credit unions to take an eyes-wide-open approach to the potential for disruption in financial services, according to one analyst.

MADISON, Wis. – Recent data breaches at Kmart and Dairy Queen, combined with earlier breaches at JPMorgan Chase, Target, The Home Depot and other retailers has put a bright light on the new risk level of data theft and security, and the role of cyber liability insurance policies.

MADISON, Wis. – The largest-ever mortgage lending regulatory compliance change is taking place with the CFPB’s new TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule, and credit unions need to be prepared for it.

MADISON, Wis.—As auto sales and loans climb back toward pre-recession levels, credit unions should pay attention to an important attitudinal shift among Millennials.

LAKE FOREST, Ill—Credit unions charge some of the lowest—and highest—overdraft prices in the country, according to a new OD study from Moebs $ervices.

WASHINGTON—The American Bankers Association has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission asking it to remove barriers to sending time-sensitive information to customers when their accounts may be in jeopardy. The ABA is seeking a change in “outdated regulatory restrictions” that prevent banks from sending data security and fraud alerts to customers via their mobile devices.

FERGUSON, Mo.—As civil unrest heats up again in this St. Louis suburb, one credit union near the center of much of the protest and violence is again concerned about the future.

LAKE FOREST, Ill.—Walmart’s GoBank account is a serious threat to credit unions, say several analysts, including one who is predicting that of the three-million accounts Walmart will add within a year, an astonishing two-million will come from CUs if changes aren’t made.

DES MOINES, Iowa—With two key EMV roadblocks out of the way, CUs should begin their debit card EMV migration planning process, advises Brandon Kuehl in a new white paper from The Members Group.