News & Insight

Carper lauds Obama's data security call

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., welcomed President Barack Obama's call for data breach legislation and pressed again for action on his own bill, the "Data Security Act," which would establish a national data security standard for retailers.

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Privacy notice rules eased some by CFPB

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Credit unions that do not share members’ data with nonaffiliated third parties will no longer be required to mail privacy policy notices each year if they post those notices online and meet other conditions in a CFPB final rule released Monday.

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TFCU Social Media Article: Let's Get Visual

Tuesday, October 21, 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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TFCU Article: Staying Local

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

NAFCU's new chair, Ed Templeton, knows the meaning of credit union community.

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Issues & Regulations

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A revised proposed risk-based capital rule is expected to be issued for comment

Capital Reform

NCUA said a second proposal on risk-based capital – which NAFCU has been pressing for over the past year – could be issued for comment before the end of this year. The amended proposal will include a longer implementation period and revised risk weights for mortgages, investments, member business loans, credit union service organizations and corporate credit unions, among other changes.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Data & Cybersecurity is a Top CU Priority

Data Security

Results of NAFCU's October 2014 Economic & CU Monitor survey show credit unions' concern and focus on data and cybersecurity in order to safeguard their members.

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