THE WORKS Blog, Credit Union Compliance News & Views

      General
      Feb 27, 2018

      What's the Deal with REAL ID?

      I’m sure it sounds familiar, it has been a long time coming! The REAL ID Act was passed in 2005 and is a piece of legislature that imposes much stricter measures on how people can obtain a driver’s...
      General, Lending
      Feb 22, 2018

      The Right Stuff

      For the last few days I have had “You got the right stuff” playing over and over in my head. For you millennials out there this is a hit classic of The New Kids on the Block. It was our lovely...
      General
      Feb 21, 2018

      Become a Compliance Machine Today

      Have you ever seen the movie “Over the Top” starring Sylvester Stallone? If you haven’t, I suggest you look up this nostalgic 80s film about the world of professional arm wrestling. Stallone plays a...
      General
      Feb 16, 2018

      Say “Hasta Luego!” to International Debit Card Fraud

      In less than 48 hours, I will be on a plane to sunny Mexico for vacation (not that I’m counting). My family tries to go each year to beat the winter blues, and while we generally have great...
      General
      Feb 13, 2018

      What to Do When Suspecting a Counterfeit Note

      I can remember using a counterfeit detector pen to make a small mark on all large bills ($50s and $100s) when accepting deposits that were being counted by hand. Doing this was a quick way to assure...
      General
      Feb 01, 2018

      Beef Up Your Protection

      Is it just me, or does it feel like this year is pretty “light” when it comes to new regulations? Now that by no means is a bad thing, it just feels a little weird compared to years past. I haven’t...
      General
      Dec 14, 2017

      We Talk Too Much

      I thought today would be a good day to spice up the blog a bit. I feel that since we do most of the talking, okay pretty much all of it, now is a good time to give you a chance to voice what is on...
      General
      Nov 30, 2017

      All For One And One For All

      A few weeks ago the FFIEC held their annual Fair Lending Hot Topics webinar. If you have never listened into one of these, what happens is a group of prudential regulators all get together and tell...
      General
      Nov 21, 2017

      Compliance Detectives Solve Mysteries to Find Regulatory Answers

      As a kid, I watched about every iteration of the Scooby Doo cartoon series. I loved the art of the mystery, finding the clues, and then solving the case. I also thought Scooby Doo and Shaggy would...
      General
      Oct 12, 2017

      THE WORKS Blog: Greatest Hits

      When bands put out Greatest Hits albums, it always seems like they're being a little lazy. Or maybe it's just an excuse to kickstart a tour where they'll only play the older songs that everyone...
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