Credit Union Times Magazine March-22, 2000

In Other News

  • DONATIONS

    Bay Federal CU, Capitola, Calif., held a fund-raiser for Jacob's Heart, a local children's cancer support group, selling paper hearts to raise funds for the organization's projects. The programs provide financial aid, meals and counseling services to more than 50 local children currently fighting cancer. After CU staff in 1998...

  • MILESTONES

    CAP COM Financial Services, LLC, Latham, N.Y., has announced that John Shartrand has completed the Accredited Asset Management Specialist professional education program. CCUE, Madison, Wis., has awarded the Certified CU Executive designation to 16 people in February, including: Lisa Acuff, State ECU; Lea Boyd, State ECCU; Robert Cree, CCSD FCU;...

News

News Briefs

Tech Bytes

  • HomeCom releases Version 3.0 of Personal Internet Banker

    ATLANTA- HomeCom Communi-cations, a provider of Internet software solutions for financials, announced that its Personal Internet Banker (PIB) solution has been upgraded to include several new online banking functions. The new version, 3.0, includes the following new functions: recurring transfers and payments, check imaging, check stop payments and e-mail notifications....

  • ORCC unveils new version of Net banking and bill payment

    MCLEAN, Va. - Online Resources & Communications Corp., a leading provider of Internet banking and bill payment services, has unveiled its new Internet banking and bill payment software. "Making the user-experience easy, efficient and enjoyable is key to increasing adoption of Internet banking and bill paying," said Ray Crosier, ORCC's...

  • NAFCU Services Corp. discounts CUWEBS

    ARLINGTON, Va. - NAFCU Services Corporation has reduced the price of its CUWEBS (Credit Union Web Enabled Business Solutions) Interactive Web site. The one-time set-up fee has been reduced to $1,750 for non-NAFCU members and to $1,400 for NAFCU members. Monthly hosting fees have been reduced to $90 per month...

  • Digital Insight goes wireless

    CALABASAS, Calif. - Digital Insight is taking its services wireless. The Internet solutions company announced a deal with Air2Web, Inc., Atlanta, Ga., that will provide wireless remote access to Digital Insight's AXIST Internet Banking and AXIS Cash Management services. The partnership with Air2Web will enable Digital Insight to communicate with...

  • Corillian hires Microsoft veteran to handle business development

    BEAVERTON, Ore. - Corillian Corp-oration, a leading provider of eFinance solutions, has appointed John V. Grispon senior vice president of business development. Grispon, 35, was formerly Microsoft's worldwide banking industry manager. Grispon was with Microsoft 12 years, where he held positions as Financial Services Industry Manager, Account Executive, and Systems...

  • Texas, Colorado leagues to co-sponsor first "CU E-Vent"

    SEATTLE - Finding and carrying out the right e-commerce strategy will be the focus of the first "Credit Union E-Vent" conference to be held August 13-15. "Depending how you look at it, e-commerce offers a real opportunity, or a real threat to you," said Randy Harrington, founder and CEO of...

  • Fort Bliss FCU staffs its E-Branch

    EL PASO, Texas -Fort Bliss FCU here has opened an E-Branch. While there's nothing groundbreaking there, the CU believes that its staffing plan is. While many financials don't have a separate branch staff for their Web site, Fort Bliss FCU plans to do just that, with a separate E-Branch staff...

  • Maxxar launches TruePoint

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - The Maxxar Corporation has unveiled TruePoint, an integrated desktop software package that provides call center agents with intuitive guides and database capabilities. The desktop display is divided into two windows. The left window displays dynamic script and agents instructions based on the specific caller. This window...

  • SLMsoft.com and Q UP Systems announce strategic alliance

    LENEXA, Kan. - SLMsoft.com, Inc. here, a provider of electronic financial transaction solutions for the e-commerce market, has announced a strategic alliance with Q UP Systems Inc., Austin, Texas, a provider of Internet banking and e-commerce solutions to community financials. The alliance will give Q UP customers access to SLMsoft.com's...

Letters to the editor

  • D'Amours doesn't get it

    NCUA Chairman Norman D'Amours missed the mark in his remarks at the 2000 CUNA GAC. Chairman D'Amours criticized the level of league involvement and lack of unpaid volunteers in CUNA's national governance structure. He also criticized the movement for not keeping its purpose constant and he claimed that the movement...

  • Grasping a complicated issue

    The article, "NASCUS, state regulators, leagues fired up over CUNA advocacy of NCUA Survey," by Editor Elaine Kingoff that ran in the February 2 issue of Credit Union Times was an accurate representation of NASCUS' views on the issue of the NCUA survey. That's quite an accomplishment considering the issue...

Opinion

  • Technology sparks a new wave of online lending competition

    Competition drives innovation, and today's competition is occurring online. In the 1999 MORTECH study of the mortgage banking industry, respondents ranked excessive competition as their number one business concern. When asked to identify the source of that competition, 26% listed the Internet. Lenders recognize that the same evolutionary process that...

Publisher's Notebook

  • Happy birthday to us

    Ten years doesn't seem very old. But when a new national credit union publication is started from scratch, at tremendous personal risk, and ends up being the publication you are holding in your hands today, 10 years old becomes a significant milestone.

Publisher's Column

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