Straight to The Point: January 10

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Good morning. The House and Senate are in session today, the Legislature is not. The House Financial Services Committee will hold a subcommittee hearing on Federal Reserve reform proposals. Here’s what’s happening in the world of credit unions.

star3 Longtime credit union leader Al Frosolone of Niagara’s Choice FCU, a past New York Credit Union Association board chairman, has retired – The Point

star3 Credit union young professionals can now apply to “crash” CUNA’s Marketing & Business Development Council, which will be held March 11-14 in San Francisco – Cooperative Trust

star3 Love My Credit Union Rewards is once again offering partner credit unions the opportunity to provide discounts on Intuit tax products this year. Through the program, credit unions can offer members up to $15 in savings on federal tax products from TurboTaxLove My CU Rewards

star3 Industry insiders say 2018 will be the year of technology integration for credit unions – CU Journal

star3 Digital security firm Gemalto has launched EMV card technology that uses fingerprints instead of PINs to authenticate users at the point of sale – CU Times

star3 “Smart” credit cards that let users toggle between multiple digitally saved credit cards continue to struggle – CUToday

star3 The Senate banking committee is expected to soon release a bipartisan bill that would significantly reshape the housing finance market, but key issues remain unresolved – American Banker

star3 Federal prosecutors indicted Brooklyn Assemblywoman Pamela Harris on 11 counts of fraud, witness tampering and other charges – New York Times

star3 Republican lawmakers eliminated the deductibility of home equity loans in their tax overhaul, which will have a big impact on some credit unions – New York’s State of Mind

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