News & Insight

47% merchants to have EMV by end of 2015

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Payments Security Task Force, of which NAFCU is a member, announced a forecast estimating that at least 47 percent of U.S. merchant terminals will have EMV chip-and-PIN technology by the end of 2015.

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Apple Pay starts today, 500 FIs sign on

Monday, October 20, 2014

More than 500 financial institutions have reportedly signed on for the Apple Pay system, which launches today through Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and Apple Watch.

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Berger Leadership Blog Post: To ask or not to ask? How is the question

Monday, October 20, 2014

As leaders, we know it's important to ask questions, and to ask them well. "Why did you think that was a good idea?!" is a great way to go only if you don't want a constructive answer.

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NCUA Board slates flood insurance rule Oct. 23

Friday, October 17, 2014

A proposed interagency rule from NCUA, CFPB and federal banking regulators on flood insurance is slated for action during the NCUA Board's Oct. 23 open meeting, which will also include review of a corporate proposed rule.

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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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