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.
Since CUNA’s compliance staff compiled a list of changes in mortgage interest reporting under the IRS’s Form 1098, several questions have arisen. CUNA’s compliance staff has been able to connect with a coalition of consumer mortgage lenders to provide answers.
After months of advocacy by CUNA, the CFPB Thursday wrote to CUNA announcing it will initiate a rulemaking this summer to address issues with the bureau’s Truth in Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosures rule.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board voted Wednesday to proceed with its current expected credit loss proposal, which defers the original effective date for one year for entities such as credit unions--a change sought by CUNA in its comments to FASB.