Mobile payments are growing by 68% annually—from $16 billion in 2010 to a projected $214 billion by 2015. This transaction type continues to be the single greatest opportunity for—and threat to—credit unions.
"Technology is shifting the landscape of how we pay," says Mark Sievewright, president of credit union solutions for Fiserv.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said Thursday that the field-of-membership rule changes proposed by the National Credit Union Administration at its open board meeting will provide greater choice for consumers, as well as flexibility for credit unions to better serve their communities.
Human trafficking, money laundering, trade-based money laundering and terrorist financing all come with their own sets of red flags for financial institutions. In addition, entities such as money services businesses and cash-intensive businesses can be legitimate, but also have potential to be used for illicit activities.