Straight to The Point: May 7

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star3 Credit union advocates are encouraged to voice their support for the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, S.2155 – The Point

star3 The New York Credit Union Association is again offering member credit unions an enhanced version of CUNA’s Financial Counseling Certification Program. Through the program, credit union professionals can become Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors – NYCUA

star3 Individuals can learn more about the benefits of CDFI certification during an NCUA webinar May 16 – NCUA

star3 A federal appeals court determined New York City’s rules that treat taxicabs and app-based ride-hailing companies differently are not unconstitutional – CU Times

star3 Twitter is encouraging all of its users to change their passwords – Reuters

star3 Mobile commerce sales grew 29 percent to $153 billion in 2017, making up one-third of online retail revenue – CUToday

star3 Credit unions in Iowa—and nationwide—saw a major victory Saturday as the state passed a tax bill without a provision that would have taxed credit unions – CUNA

star3 U.S. unemployment now stands at 3.9 percent – the lowest levels since 2000 – New York Times

star3 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s determination that it has the authority to issue bank charters to fintechs will have an enormous impact on credit unions’ competitors, products and services – New York’s State of Mind

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