Credit Union Times Magazine March 22, 2017

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Front Page News

  • DOL and Retirement

    Will the fiduciary rule give way to frivolous class-action claims brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act?

News

Editor-in-Chief's Column

Letters to the editor

  • CU News: Readers Sound Off

    News stories focused on credit union services, the CFPB, the Trump administration and the relationship between politics and the media got readers fired up this past week. Here's what they had to say on cutimes.com.

Briefs

  • 1.1M Student Loans Default In 2016

    Analysis of Department of Education data revealed a 17% increase in 2016 in the number of Americans in default on federal direct loans serviced by companies hired by the federal government.

  • CU Direct: Declining Auto Sales a Boon to Buyers, Test for Lenders

    CU Direct reported overall car sales will fall this year with used car sales and leasing accounting for an increasing share of transactions.

  • Trump Issues Exec Branch Restructure Order

    President Donald Trump issued an executive order to reorganize and streamline the executive branch of government, which includes such federal agencies as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Cabinet — including the departments of Labor and Justice — as well as the Social Security Administration.

  • Manage EMV Chip Card Inventory: TMG

    Payments processor TMG announced a new web-based tool to help credit unions better manage their plastic card stock. TMG, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, said this task has become more complicated for many financial institutions in recent years as global demand for EMV chip plastic has increased.

Opinion

People

  • People

    The Minnesota Credit Union Service Corporation elected Trina Hoff, president/CEO of the $71 million Northern Communities Credit Union in Duluth, Minn., to its board of directors. Hoff filled the seat left by former NCCYou president/CEO Larry Champeaux, following his retirement in December of 2016. Hoff has been an employee of...

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