LEVERAGE Partners with PassTime GPS as its preferred GPS vendor

LEVERAGE, the service corporation of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU), which equips credit union partners with products and services to fulfill day-to-day needs, announced today that it has named PassTime GPS as its preferred GPS provider. PassTime is the industry leader in high-tech GPS tracking and automated collection technology solutions for […]

National post-election survey reveals millennial attitudes on economics

A national survey conducted soon after the 2016 presidential elections revealed a stark difference between millennials and older generations with regards to how each group views their overall personal financial security, as well as the U.S. economy in the coming year. The Country Financial Security Index examines Americans’ attitudes toward their overall level of personal […]

Founder and CEO of Bitcoin vendor breached

CUNA’s CULedger is a pilot research-to-action initiative that is investigating the viability and risks of a private, permissioned distributed ledger (DLT).  As Bitcoin technology becomes more accessible to consumers, hackers are becoming more interested and creative. Last week, KeepKey, a vendor of Bitcoin hardware wallets, notified users of a security breach that inadvertently exposed some of its […]

Holiday sales on track to hit highest rate since 2005

Estimates from research firms studying the retail market indicate sales growth during the holidays in 2016 may be the best since 2005. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported: “American consumers are once again proving many of the pundits wrong, as shoppers flock both to websites and to stores — and not just […]

Future of CFPB director in question with change of administration

Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces a barrage of criticism as Republican President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office and is predicted to change the structure of the organization that was established in the wake of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. A recent article in The Wall Street Journal says Cordray […]