Members of the military, veterans, and their families lost more than $25 million last year to imposter scams. To battle the problem, NCUA and the Federal Trade Commission are hosting a live Facebook event on July 17 to help military consumers learn how to protect themselves.
CUNA has recently become aware of a website and social media advertisements that appear to be sponsored by a class action law firm inviting credit union members to contact the firm if they have been charged an overdraft or non-sufficient funds fee in connection with the use of a debit card.
As a result of a new state law advocated by the Louisiana Credit Union League, Louisiana’s credit unions can now provide their members with prize-linked savings accounts that can help them win big bucks just for saving a few dollars.
CU Social Good, a microsite hosted by the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) that captures the positive impact that credit unions have in the lives of their members and their communities, accounted for $11.3 million in benefits to local communities in 2017, CUAD announced this week.
Last week, Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) paid a visit to his district and made a special stop at Horizon FCU, Williamsport, Pa. While there, he received a tour of the facility and learned more about the credit union difference, which led to a discussion about the upcoming House vote on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.