Credit Union Times Magazine May-21, 2008

Breaking News

  • MariSol FCU Joins ZAIO

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- MariSol FCU in Phoenix recently joined Zaio Inc., here, to gain access to its 10,000 appraisers nationwide that provide a full range of real estate valuation and appraisal services.

Front Page News

News Briefs


Special Report


  • Repeat After Me: Risk Is a Good Thing; Risk Is Our Friend

    Risk has been around a long time and is receiving a lot of press--most of it bad. For the last few years, attention has been excruciatingly focused on information security. However, the current market dislocation initiated in the subprime mortgage sector has dramatically shifted the spotlight away from information risk...


  • CUs Are Selling Mortgages When Others Can't

    WASHINGTON -- While auto lending is a shrinking part of credit unions' loan portfolio, mortgages are picking up despite, and possibly because of, market conditions. Lending was up in March, led by a healthy 2.8% increase in mortgages, the largest increase since July 1999, according to CUNA's Monthly Credit Union...

Letters to the editor

Publisher's Column

  • Argument Over AAFES Card Seems Misleading

    This week I decided I was going to write my column about NAFCU and the Defense Credit Union Council's objections to the Army and Air Force Exchange Services credit card launch through JPMorgan Chase. I was ready to slam the two groups for hypocrisy in their anti-competitive challenge to the...

From the Board Room


  • Awards

    Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Bethpage, N.Y., announced that its President/CEO Kirk Kordeleski was the honoree at the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island 12th annual benefit entitled Making Connections. Kordeleski was honored due to his contributions to Long Island communities and their young people.

  • Branching Out

    Forest Kraft Federal Credit Union, Atlanta, partnered with LEVEL5 , a consulting and facilities development firm specializing in financial institutions, to remodel its main branch and to open a new facility for one of its four branches. Remodeling of the main branch began this spring and the office will remain...

  • People

    EASTCorporate America Family Credit Union, Bristol, Conn., announced the hiring of Esther Rubin as business development officer for the Bristol area. Rubin will be responsible for creating membership growth through sponsor company partnerships and by introducing Corporate America Family CreditUnion to potential members and companies in the marketplace.

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