PSCU News Archives

Oceans apart, our mission is the same

Oceans apart, our mission is the same

The credit union movement began with a simple idea — that by pooling savings and making loans to neighbors and co-workers, people could achieve a better standard of living. This movement has existed for over a [...]

Understanding social engineering fraud

Understanding social engineering fraud

On an almost daily basis, organizations face evolving financial crime threats as attackers attempt to disarm and exploit credit unions, employees and members. One fraud technique becoming even more prevalent than before among financial institutions [...]

Thoughts on the FTX collapse

Thoughts on the FTX collapse

We believe in the premise that crypto is not going away. However, we try to reinforce the notion that ‘it’s not just about bitcoin.’ The sky-high speculations of last year, followed by the decline [...]

Saving the planet one card at a time

Saving the planet one card at a time

National Recycling Day falls annually on November 15, serving as a reminder about the importance of recycling — and protecting our planet. Now more than ever, consumers are speaking out with their concern about the environment – [...]

Navigating the new overdraft and NSF landscape

Navigating the new overdraft and NSF landscape

Over the past year, significant changes to eliminate or modify overdraft (OD) and non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees were implemented by the largest financial institutions in the U.S., quickly transforming the competitive landscape. Fourteen of [...]

Football and fraud prevention

Football and fraud prevention

Professional football is back! While watching the first weekend of the regular season, it occurred to me that there are strategic similarities between the fundamentals of football and fraud prevention. Great football coaches study their [...]

Unconscious bias and conscious inclusion at work

Unconscious bias and conscious inclusion at work

According to research and consulting firm Gartner, teams with high diversity and inclusion show better adaptability, work satisfaction, creativity and loyalty to their company. Diversity is incredibly important to increasing team performance, but diverse teams [...]

Buy Now, Pay Later and financial wellness

Buy Now, Pay Later and financial wellness

In today’s increasingly digital environment, it is easy to pay for almost anything, especially an online purchase, via installments. Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL), point-of-sale installment payment plans are everywhere. If you’ve purchased [...]