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‘Change a Child’s Life’ campaign materials available
Credit unions can help support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by participating in the Credit Unions for Kids Change a Child’s Life coin drive. Funds raised will go to each branch’s nearest Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
CUNA Mutual Group webinar lineup includes CU protection, lending topics
CUNA Mutual Group will offer a number of webinars in the weeks ahead, with each session featuring cutting-edge information from experienced facilitators. The webinars are designed to help credit unions and credit union professionals achieve financial success, reduce risks and increase member service.
CUs, individuals encouraged to sponsor Convention Golf Tournament
The CUNA Mutual Group Golf Tournament to benefit the New York Credit Union Foundation is a yearly tradition at the New York Credit Union Association’s Annual Meeting & Convention. The tournament, which helps raise critical funds for the Foundation, will be held June 1 and June 3 at the acclaimed Sagamore Golf Course this year. Individuals, credit unions and credit union service providers can help support the Foundation by investing in a tournament sponsorship.
State and National News
CU Times: Less than half of non-retired Americans are confident they’ll reach their financial goals by retirement – More
CUToday: Credit card debt crossed the $1 trillion threshold in the U.S. rising to its highest mark since the nation’s last recession – More
The Hill: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said that his panel will announce tax reform hearings in the near future – More
CU Journal: Apple Pay still struggles to displace cash and cards in the U.S., but its recent integration with Western Union shows potential in remittances – More
Krebs on Security: After previously reporting that only a dozen properties were impacted by a breach late last year, InterContinental Hotels Group released data showing that more than 1,000 properties were compromised – More
New York’s State of Mind
If the Supreme Court rules as expected, debt collectors may soon have more interest in buying delinquent loans as opposed to simply contracting for a percentage of collection recoveries – More