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Advocacy makes unified credit union voice heard on Capitol Hill

Advocacy makes unified credit union voice heard on Capitol Hill

Commonwealth Credit Union President/CEO—and America’s Credit Unions Transition Board secretary—Karen Harbin testified before a House Financial Services subcommittee Thursday on behalf of America’s Credit Unions. The hearing covered increasing politicization [...]

How economic pressures can impact digital lending today

How economic pressures can impact digital lending today

Lending is the lifeblood of the economy, facilitating investments, consumption and economic growth. However, lending activities are inherently tied to the prevailing economic conditions, with shifts in economic indicators impacting borrower behavior, creditworthiness and lender [...]

International Women’s Day: Inspire inclusion

International Women’s Day: Inspire inclusion

International Women’s Day is more than just a date on the calendar; it’s a celebration of resilience, achievements, and the strong spirit of women worldwide. This year’s theme, “Inspire Inclusion,” serves as [...]

American Express card data exposed in third-party breach

American Express card data exposed in third-party breach

American Express Co. has told an undisclosed number of cardholders that their account information may have been breached in a recent hacking of a merchant processor. Current and previously issued American Express Card account numbers, [...]

Keeping up with the cost of living

Keeping up with the cost of living

Life’s basic necessities — food, shelter, and clothing — are getting more expensive. Many experience sticker shock when it comes to food prices. A weekly trip to the supermarket can set you back about $270 for [...]

Give your 10% during credit union strategic planning

Give your 10% during credit union strategic planning

What’s holding you back during your community bank or credit union strategic planning session? Not strategically (although that’s important, of course). Personally. Are you sharing everything you’re thinking? Probably not. Fear of [...]

Bipartisan letter questions impact of Fed interchange proposal

Bipartisan letter questions impact of Fed interchange proposal

The Federal Reserve’s debit interchange proposal could undermine recent progress in bringing low- and moderate-income (LMI) consumers into the financial services system, a bipartisan group of representatives wrote Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell this [...]