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Texas bills give new tool for prosecution of skimmer fraud
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:00 AM

Two bills are moving through the Texas Legislature that will make credit and debit card skimming prosecutable as organized crime. HB 869 by Rep. Cole Hefner (R-Mt. Pleasant) and SB 315 by Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) provide for more effective prosecution of this crime than allowed by current statute.

TFCU names new vice president of lending
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:55 AM

Tinker Federal Credit Union (TFCU) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma has named Krista Basinger vice president and director of lending. Her new responsibilities include working directly with lending managers and branch managers to ensure corporate goals are reached. She will also provide oversight and direction to maintain uniformity, consistency, and regulatory compliance in lending practices throughout the credit union.

Cornerstone League cooperatives corral another strong year
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:50 AM

Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas credit unions reported record loan originations in 2018, reflecting the positive industry momentum nationwide that saw improvements on both sides of the balance sheet.

Harper sworn in as NCUA board member
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:45 AM

The Honorable Todd M. Harper joined new National Credit Union Administration Board Chair Rodney Hood in being sworn into office yesterday. Harper is the NCUA's 23rd board member.

Notable hearings this week in Congress
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:40 AM

Both chambers of Congress are in the nation’s capital for a busy week of hearings and other meetings, many of which CUNA will be engaged with to bring attention to credit union priorities.

Save $200! Register by April 10 for Southwest Lending Conf. in NOLA
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:35 AM

Lending professionals, take note! The early bird rate deadline is April 10, so if you register by tomorrow, you'll save $200 on this year's Southwest Lending Conference and Vendor Fair.

April 18 Compliance Webinar: Overdraft Litigation
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:30 AM

As payment systems have gotten more complex, so has the litigation. Now credit unions are experiencing a new wave of litigation concerning overdraft and NSF practices and fees. Cornerstone Credit Union League is offering a new webinar, hosted by the Compliance Council, to help your credit union protect itself.