Fresh Today

MADISON, Wis.—Twenty CU executives have joined Filene Research Institute’s i3 Innovation program.

ALEXANDRIA, Va.– The U.S. Agriculture Department has acknowledged the National Credit Union Administration’s contribution to the annual Feds Feed Families food drive, and recognized Todd M. Harper, NCUA’s director of public and congressional affairs, as one of the top three individual contributors among all federal employees nationwide.

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—NCUA will be a participant in a webinar being hosted by the Federal Reserve on “Fair Lending Hot Topics,” scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 2:00 p.m. EST.

MADISON, Wis. – Credit unions have an opportunity to seize a 10,000-person-per-day opportunity. That’s how many Baby Boomers are set to retire over the next 19 years, attendees of CUNA Mutual Group’s fifth annual Discovery Conference were told.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn—Concerns over compliance and risk management among credit unions and banks is up nearly 30% from two years ago, according to a new survey released by Wolters Kluwer. The company’s Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator began with a baseline score of 100 in January 2013, when Wolters Kluwer Financial Services surveyed nearly 400 U.S. banks and credit unions around their ability to manage compliance obligations and risk. It has risen to a score of 128 following the company’s latest survey of more than 300 financial institutions in August.

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.