Friday, July 25, 2014
LAS VEGAS — Loan growth was far and away the most commonly used determining factor for credit union top executive bonus pay, according to a new study by Burns-Fazzi Brock and NAFCU, released at the trade group's annual conference here Wednesday.
NCUA's civil money penalties are having the agency's desired effect on late call report filers, according to two credit unions that filed late in April and have paid their fines.
LAS VEGAS — Despite NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz's repeated promises of significant changes that will be made to the agency's proposed risk-based capital rule — most recently at NAFCU's annual meeting here — there's still a lot of anxiety among credit union executives about how the final rule will shake out.
LAS VEGAS — Ed Templeton, president and CEO of SRP FCU in North Augusta, S.C., has been elected chairman of NAFCU's board of directors.
LAS VEGAS — After months of largely negative feedback from credit unions, NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz announced Wednesday that the agency plans to make "significant changes" to its proposed risk-based capital rule.
BOSTON — Consumers believe credit unions and banks do a better job of protecting their financial data than retailers, according to a new global study from ACI Worldwide and Aite Group.
Goodwill Industries is investigating a possible theft of customer card data.
WASHINGTON — Top lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee debated the value of the Dodd-Frank Act in dueling reports on Monday, commemorating the financial reform law's fourth anniversary.
Between the proposed virtual currency regulations in New York and those already established in Texas, the future of Bitcoin would be brighter if more states follow the Lone Star State's example, says one legal expert.
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday that it is accepting consumer complaints on prepaid cards and other non-bank products such as credit repair services and pawnshop loans.
RYE, N.Y. — USAlliance FCU has become the first North American financial institution to adopt the European in-branch Customer Relation Management (CRM) kiosk solution, HappyOrNot.
As technology gets more complex, the process of making a payment must remain simple, says Ryan Anderson, vice president of product at The Members Group (TMG).
Goodbye toasters and alarm clocks — hello hitching posts and bike-thru lanes.
Six years ago, two players for the Central Washington University women's softball team carried an injured player of their opponent around the bases so that Western Oregon University's Sara Tucholsky could count her first collegiate home run.
As my term as NAFCU's board chairman comes to a close, I would like to share some of my reflections about the past two years' activities.

A look at credit union partners and what they will be offering at NAFCU's upcoming Annual Meeting & Convention in Las Vegas.
Oct 20 - 22 | PayThink (formerly ATM, Debit & Prepaid Forum)

JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Phoenix, AZ
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Oct 27 - 29 | Financial Services Collections & Operational Risk Conference

The Cosmopolitan
Las Vegas, NV
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Great White Northern Rebrand
Take a look at this spot highlighting Fairbanks, Alaska-based Northern Schools FCU's rebrand as Spirit of Alaska CU.
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