News & Insight

Matz asks DoD to exempt PALs from credit rule

Friday, December 19, 2014

NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz Thursday urged the Defense Department to protect payday alternative loans, or PALs, provided by credit unions under NCUA rules under any final rule on credit to servicemembers.

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Musings from the CU Suite Blog Post: 8 Thoughts on Time Management - Working More

Friday, December 19, 2014

Last week, I shared the results of a few surveys. In one survey, credit union leaders shared their personal challenges in 2015. From the results it's clear that time management is a huge problem.

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TFCU Social Media Article: Let's Get Visual

Friday, December 19, 2014

We all know the exponential impact that social media sharing can have on our brand and that social domination is one of the most valuable yet puzzling goals of marketing. So how do we, as businesses, reap the benefits of social sharing? The answer is posting visual content.

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Issues & Regulations

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New, proposed risk-based capital rule expected in January with a 90-day comment period

Capital Reform

After NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz announced in September that she intends to request that a revised proposed risk-based capital rule be issued with a new comment period—which NAFCU has been pressing for since last year—she then announced on November 21, 2014 that she will ask the board to consider issuing a new, proposed risk-based capital rule during the Jan. 15 open meeting with a 90-day comment period attached.

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Merchants must be held accountable when fraud occurs on their end

Data Security

The time and resources it takes to notify members, reissue cards, and make members whole in instances of fraud is overwhelming. Federal standards must exist for merchants on the safekeeping of financial and personal information, as well as data breach notification.

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