Straight to The Point: August 29, 2018

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star3 NCUA announced yesterday that the agency granted a federal charter to Everest FCU. The credit union, based out of the Jackson Heights neighborhood in Queens, will serve the Nepalese diaspora – The Point

star3 Each month, the New York Credit Union Association offers a variety of educational events designed specifically for New York credit union professionals and volunteers, including webinars. A number of webinars are scheduled for September, and registration is open. Individuals interested in utilizing this membership benefit should register for the complimentary codes by Sept. 30 –The Point

star3 As a reminder, individuals can register for the 2018 Tri-Chapter Workshop, which will be held Oct. 3-4 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Niagara Falls. The event will include a variety of networking and educational opportunities, as well as a presentation from Kevin Brown, a renowned keynote speakerNYCUA

star3 Consumers are downloading retailer mobile apps at double the pace they were last year, and they’re using those apps to buy more, according to a new study by financial services company Synchrony and RTi ResearchCU Times

star3 With the rate of delinquent credit card holders slowly rising, some banks are scaling back on opening new accounts, a new report indicatesCUToday

star3 CUNA provided analysis of new Internal Revenue Service guidance released regarding certain Unrelated Business Income Tax in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 CUNA

star3 U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in August to the highest level since October 2000, according to a report from the New York-based Conference Board, on improved assessments of the economy and the outlookBloomberg

star3 In recent months, technology giants like Facebook, Google, IBM and Microsoft have aggressively lobbied officials to draft federal legislation that would overrule California’s aggressive state law and put in place a set of rules that would give the companies wide leeway over how personal digital information is handledNew York Times

 

 

 

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