AARP develops training to prevent financial elder abuse

Well-trained credit union employees can provide a critical safety net for seniors at risk of being financially exploited. Financial institutions in the U.S. lose $1 billion annually to exploitation of adults 50 and over, AARP findings show. Also, research suggests that customers show greater loyalty to financial institutions that have prevented fraud. AARP developed BankSafe, […]

SLDC features Exhibit Hall with popular vendors

Join us at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Southeast Leadership and Development Conference in Point Clear, Ala., for the Exhibit Hall Grand Opening. A welcome reception includes hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and all your favorite vendors. This event provides the opportunity to network with other credit unions and exhibitors. Learn more about SLDC […]

Study shows consumers aware of cybersecurity dangers

According to the 2019 Cybersecurity Awareness Insights Study released this week by Fiserv, most Americans consider themselves at least somewhat informed of cybersecurity threats, yet many fall short at proactively protecting their personal data. Despite this lack of action, more than half (55%) of American consumers understand they need to do more to protect their data, […]

Funding CDRLF at $2M is of critical importance for CUs

NCUA’s Community Development Revolving Loan Fund (CDRLF) is a critically important program and should be fully funded at $2 million in fiscal year 2020, CUNA wrote to House and Senate appropriators this week. The House-passed Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2020 provides $2 million for the CDRLF, but the FSGG bill […]

Learn ‘Fast track to leadership’ at SLDC

Jill Nowacki, president & CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut, will deliver a presentation on Fast Track to Leadership at the Southeast Leadership and Development Conference, Nov. 6-8 in Point Clear, Ala. Key points to be discussed include integrating personal values in career planning, when to stay and when to go, taking charge […]