Straight to The Point: August 24, 2018

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star3 The 2018 Tech Forward Conference will explore the newest and emerging technologies impacting New York’s credit unions. The conference will be held Oct. 11-12 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, and registration is open – The Point

star3 The New York Credit Union Association’s 2018 Volunteer Leadership Conference, slated for Oct. 19-20 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, will include two days of peer networking, entertainment and insightful presentations specifically for New York credit union board directors and supervisory committee members – NYCUA

star3 American Institute for Economic Research recently hosted a complimentary informational webinar that provided an overview of the current economic conditions in the U.S and New York. The recorded version of the webinar is now available to view on the Association’s website – NYCUA

star3 Millennials are more confident investing their money in a savings account than a workplace retirement plan, according to new survey findings from Broadridge Financial Solutions and The Center for Generational Kinetics – CU Times

star3 After three years of consecutive monthly decreases, foreclosure starts rose during July, with some big city markets seeing double-digit increases in recent months – CUToday

star3 CUNA and the state association/league system are seen as the most influential financial services organizations and one of the most effective advocacy organizations in Washington, according to an independent study CUNA

star3 The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign the labor market was holding firm Bloomberg

star3 FDIC-insured banks reported a record $60.2 billion in profits in the second quarter, up 25.1 percent from the same period one year ago Reuters

star3 The gig economy is here to stay, and financial institutions, particularly those dedicated to helping those of modest means, have to start doing a better job of figuring out how to help out members who are dependent on piecemeal employmentNew York’s State of Mind

 

 

 

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