FHLBank Atlanta conducts election

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (Bank) is conducting an election to fill one public interest independent directorship on its board of directors for a four-year term that begins on Jan. 1, 2018. Eligible institutions throughout the bank’s district will elect the public interest independent director. The bank’s board of directors has nominated current […]

FHFA offers update to alternative credit score model project

In response to a letter sent by CUNA and other financial services trades, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) offered an update to its alternative credit score model project, noting the complexity of the analysis and that no changes would go into effect prior to the implantation of the Common Securitization Platform in mid-2019. The […]

LEVERAGE partners with TwoScore & Gira{ph} providing CU marketing expertise

Effective marketing is the key to keeping any institution at top-of-mind in the community. Small-asset-sized credit unions now have the tools to raise awareness among existing and potential members. In order to help its small credit unions achieve  success, LEVERAGE has partnered with the expert firms TwoScore and Gira{ph}, headed by former credit union executives familiar with the […]

Cyber attacks reach all time high

Cybercrime attacks reached the highest level ever, with 144 million incidents detected during the last quarter, according to a new ThreatMetrix’s report, which also revealed increasing mobile transaction usage and targeted threats. San Jose, CA, digital identity firm ThreatMetrix in its “2017 Q2 Cybercrime Report” also found the e-commerce industry experienced 88 million attacks during a recent […]

CUs encouraged to comment on NCUA sweeping regulatory reform plan

The National Credit Union Administration is inviting credit union stakeholders to read and comment on a package of regulatory reforms recommended by an internal agency task force. The task force has recommended changes that would be adopted in the coming four years to clarify, improve, revise, or eliminate regulations. The NCUA Board approved posting the […]

AL primary election leads to runoff for Republican candidate

The results are in after yesterday’s primary election to fill the Senate seat vacated when current U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was appointed to office. On the Republican side, LSCU endorsed candidate and incumbent Sen. Luther Strange advanced to a runoff with former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Throughout the day, League social […]