Credit Union Times Magazine August-27, 2008


Front Page News

News Briefs

  • Trades Slate Range of Activities at Convention

    WASHINGTON -- Presenting a new home to a returning veteran, policy discussions and parties.

  • Corrections

    The headline to a brief article (page 12) in the Aug. 6 issue was incorrect. Daryl J. Cady, executive vice president/chief financial officer at St. Mary's Bank CU, is the first female and the first CU executive to serve as board chairman of the Financial Managers Society. She is not...


Special Report


  • Opportunity Is Knocking: The Case for Private Student Lending

    Google the phrase "student lending crisis" and you'll be inundated with nearly two million links to a myriad of articles, blogs and editorials detailing the demise of the student lending industry. Before you chalk it up to governmental blunders and greedy bankers and move on to more pressing credit union...

Editor-in-Chief's Column

  • Some Bright Spots Shine Through the Economic Gloom

    Despite the gloom and doom in the mainstream and trade press regarding the economy--things humming along as they should isn't news--there are many locations that are not affected as much as the headline-grabbing vortexes of California, Florida and some other places.


People Feature


  • scholarships

    Tyndall Federal Credit Union, Panama City, Fla., presented five graduating seniors with $1,000 scholarship awards. The recipients were Trevor Burch, Katelyn Davidson, Carolyn Holmes, Kristina Nguyen and Valerie Simmons. The selection was based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, community service, accomplishments and awards and volunteer work and job experience. Tyndall...

  • community events

    AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union, Mechanicsburg, Pa., supported a young member in the 2008 York Arthritis Walk. Americhoice raised $425 for the walk in support of Dakota Boring, age 11. Boring is a AmeriChoice Dollar Dog Kids Club member and participated in the walk for the third year in a row....

  • Verbatim

    American Bankers Association Senior Economist Keith Leggett sent a letter dated Aug. 13 to the NCUA opposing easing restrictions on member business loans, contending that it could threatening the financial health of credit unions and the NCUSIF. The full text of the letter can be found at: OpinionsLaws/Comments/723/

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