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Registration deadline approaching for Collections & Bankruptcy Conference
Credit union professionals can register for the New York Credit Union Association's 2017 Collections & Bankruptcy Conference. The conference, which will be held May 2-3 at Association headquarters in Albany, is designed to help professionals tackle some of the most difficult member issues affecting credit unions. Registrations are due April 21.
NCUA Twitter chat slated for today
NCUA is holding a Twitter chat at 11 a.m. today that will explore how credit unions can help consumers save, build credit and manage debt. Individuals can join the chat by following @MyCUgov and using the hashtag #NCUAChat on Twitter.
Foundation hosting NEFE HSFPP events this summer
The National Endowment for Financial Education High School Financial Planning Program is a free turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the lives of teens in grades 8-12. The New York Credit Union Foundation is offering two separate training sessions for individuals interested in teaching the NEFE HSFPP in local schools and communities.
State and National News
CU Times: As tax-season fraud and cybersecurity dominate headlines, the U.S. business sector has seen a staggering 54% spike in the number of reported breaches – More
CUToday: Samsung is looking to utilize wearables like smart-watches by treating them as prepaid credit cards, loaded with a specific amount of money – More
Politico: President Trump is expected to nominate former Treasury undersecretary Randy Quarles as the Federal Reserve’s top bank regulator– More
New York Times: Daniel K. Tarullo left his top-ranking position on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors last week, admitting that Dodd Frank “forgoes structural solutions” during a farewell speech – More
American Banker: Reports that the National Security Agency infiltrated bank servers through a Swift service bureau highlight a recurring concern for financial institutions about the unintended consequences of U.S. government snooping – More