Straight to The Point: October 15, 2018

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star3 The National Credit Union Foundation has activated CUAid to assist with the disaster relief efforts of credit union people affected by Hurricane Michael – The Point

star3 NCUA has released the agenda for the agency’s board meeting on Thursday. During the meeting, the board will consider a final risk-based capital rule and a proposal on bylaws – The Point

star3 Today marks the start of International Credit Union Week, and this year’s theme is “Find Your Platinum Lining” – The Point

star3 A defiant CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney has rejected calls to fire the chief of the agency’s fair lending office over racist blog posts he wrote while in college – CU Times

star3 Banks are charging non-customers more than ever before to use their ATMs, according to a new study – CUToday

star3 Facebook’s major hack, affected 30 million people, including about 14 million people whose accounts were broken into the hackers accessed intimate information – Bloomberg

star3 The CFPB’s decision to stop examining financial firms for compliance with the Military Lending Act has sparked pushback not only from lawmakers and consumer advocates but also from the Defense Department and every major group representing military service members – CU Journal

star3 The Trump administration defended the Federal Communications Commission repeal of landmark open internet rules known as net neutrality, urging a federal appeals court to reject a challenge – Reuters

star3 U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley, the Queens Democrat who shockingly lost a primary in June, is laying the groundwork for a future political run – perhaps in Albany – Times Union

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