News & Insight

Obama creates Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

Thursday, February 26, 2015

President Barack Obama yesterday ordered the Director of National Intelligence to create the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center to help share information on malicious foreign cyber threats.

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Contreras-Sweet testifies: CUs' small-dollar loans help small biz

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet told the House Small Business Committee yesterday that credit unions making small-dollar loans - $50,000 and under - through its 7(a) micro-lending program are a great help to low-income, small-business owners.

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TFCU Article: 3 Things You Must Do to Successfully Handle Negative Comments on Social Media

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Whether or not your credit union has official social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc., your members are talking about you there. And sooner or later, someone will say something negative about your credit union.

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Issues & Regulations

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Updated Five-Point Plan for Regulatory Relief released

Regulatory Relief

NAFCU's updated Five-Point Plan for Regulatory Relief for credit unions includes capital reforms, field of membership improvements, reducing CFPB burdens, operational improvements and 21st century data security standards.

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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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