Credit Union Times Magazine April-16, 2008

In Other News

  • Scholarships and Donations

    Clearview Federal Credit Union, Moon Township, Pa., will be awarding ten scholarships in the amount of $1,250 each for the Clearview Federal Credit Union's Ninth Annual Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship Award. The winners will be selected in May and honored at the Clearview FCUs annual meeting held on June 21....

  • Awards

    Meriwest Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., received the Community Champion Award for supporting the Spring Break Anti-Drinking and Driving Campaign. This is the fourth year in a row that Meriwest has supported the Anti-Drunk Driving Initiative. Public service announcements regarding driver's safety and prevention of drunk driving ran on the...

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  • CUs Should Educate on Credit Cards

    When I came to the St. Mary's Cathedral Federal Credit Union in October 1966, there was a little over $500,000 in assets and two and a half employees. Today, Catholic Federal Credit Union has $215 million in assets and 80 employees. The first half dozen years at the credit union,...

  • Thanks for All You Did for Us, Mr. Chairman

    Our state and national movement suffered a major blow with the loss of our colleague, our chairman, Bill Sterner, who collapsed at the start of the Credit Union Association of Colorado's annual Legislative Forum on March 28 in the State Capitol. Just a few short days later, Bill was gone.There...

Looking Back

  • Looking Back

    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Mergers, for credit unions and banks, commanded the front page of Credit Union Times ten years ago.

Opinion

  • Credit Unions Need a New Paradigm to Fulfill Their Original Mission

    The credit union industry is searching for improved profitability but is falling into the trap of pursuing business lines and strategies that blur the distinction between banks and CUs. I submit that if CUs dilute their distinction from banks, banks will gain more market share with their vastly larger budgets...

  • Winning and Retaining Business Services Clients with HSA Programs

    In most cases, a credit union's members would rather turn to the credit union they know and trust for all of their financial needs instead of establishing a new relationship with another financial organization. It only stands to reason, therefore, that members who are small- business owners would look to...

Publisher's Column

  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

    Credit unions are dealing with a lot these days: margin squeeze, rising delinquencies, Treasury's Blueprint ideas and competition to name a few items. Not to add to credit union woes, but I'm dedicating this column to five things credit unions don't want to hear--or read.

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From the Board Room

  • CUTEK Installs NowDocs at Five CUs

    MURRIETA, Calif. -- CUTEK Consulting has helped five credit unions integrate a new enterprise check-printing software solution with their Symitar Episys core processing systems.

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