In 2022 alone, financial institutions issued 680,000 reports of check fraud to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – an increase of 94% over the previous year. Lacking adequate security and detection controls can lead to significant financial loss.
As we prepare for 2024, one area of compliance often overlooked is labor law posters. Typically, the new year brings many legislative changes (minimum wage, paid leave, etc.) that employers are required to communicate to their workforce.
In President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on February 7, he called on Congress to crack down on “junk fees.” He defined the term in his address as “those hidden surcharges too many companies use to make you pay more.” Among those attributed to this murky category were charges related to overdraft services.
The concept of liquidity plays a crucial and important role in the stability of financial institutions. However, with great importance comes inherent risk. The concern over liquidity risk has grown for credit unions, prompting the need for closer examination due to the present financial climate. Enter Liquidity Stress Testing.
In an age where financial transactions are increasingly digitalized, credit unions play a vital role in safeguarding the finances of their members and themselves. As we mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s an opportune time to emphasize the pivotal role of cybersecurity best practices. Let’s explore the key tips you must adopt in order to protect members and your own operations.