ROCHESTER, N.Y.—While mobile transactions are backed by tokenization, consumers still see them as less secure than traditional plastic.
DUBLIN, Ireland–Twenty credit unions across Ireland are part of a new nationwide program to make homes more energy efficient.
LONDON–That consumers are moving to alternative payments and disintermediating their credit unions is a staple of many meeting agendas, but one new analysis has found Banking via Facebook messaging has died due to its lack of popularity.
NEW YORK—The troubled $3-billion-plus Municipal Credit Union, whose former CEO has pleaded guilty to stealing millions from the CU, has been conserved by New York State Department of Financial Services.
WASHINGTON–NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood said the agency is working to get more assistance from the Financial Accounting Standards Board regarding CECL.
WASHINGTON—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an update aimed at easing the transition to its current expected credit loss standard (CECL) by simplifying measurement practices.
ARLINGTON, Va.—Total retail sales decreased 0.2% in April after sturdy gains in March. NAFCU's Curt Long noted that despite a strong labor market, economic growth will be modest in the coming months as "consumer spending has been choppy this year as a result of the government shutdown, ongoing trade tensions, and lower tax refunds."
HARRISBURG, Penn./EAST WINDSOR, N.J.–Member credit unions of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and the New Jersey Credit Union League have voted in favor of merging.
WASHINGTON–The Pew Charitable Trusts are expressing strong objections to a proposal by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to eliminate the ability-to-repay rules it finalized for small-dollar loans that are to go into effect later this year.
WASHINGTON–Among the recent staff additions announced by CFPB, one person’s departure was also quietly announced, that of Eric Blankestein, whose racially charged blog posts created something of an uproar when discovered in 2018.