ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Bill Beardsley fondly recalls the days when he was a volunteer consultant working with an incubator program that helped budding entrepreneurs launch and expand their small businesses.
WASHINGTON -- Community development financial institutions are hoping an Obama administration will mean some big change to one small program.
WASHINGTON -- Credit unions are working with the Treasury Department and the NCUA to find an alternative funding source in light of the Bush administration's decision to put on hold the plan to buy the troubled mortgages of financial institutions.
CHICAGO -- In the struggle to increase membership, credit unions may have a lot to gain by lowering overdraft fees.
WASHINGTON -- The National Credit Union Foundation's seventh and eighth Innovation Grants for 2008 will assist smaller credit unions manage governance issues and help lower income credit union members escape predatory car loans.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, along with other members of the committee, have sent a letter to President Bush urging administration to address the foreclosure crisis.
MCLEAN, Va. -- A weak job market-described by some as the worst market in 14 years for job seekers-has caused interest rates to decline.
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- "Not to be nosy, but is that a member's account number and PIN in that e-mail?"
RENO, Nev. -- Two years into the Sierra Schools Credit Union name change to Clearstar Financial and the credit union is starting to reap the rewards of its new brand identity.
JENNINGS, Mo. -- Neighbors Credit Union recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to kick off the grand opening of its new Jennings branch.
WEST MONROE, La. -- When Forest Kraft Federal Credit Union decided to change its name, CEO Chris Craighead wanted the new name to be short-one word that would become an icon in the community.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Robert Manning, director of the center for consumer financial services at Rochester Institute of Technology, he has been testifying for years before Congress about the negative consequences of consumer debt to deaf ears.
Former White House Chiefs of Staff Leon Panetta and Andrew Card were featured as keynote speakers at the league conference. The two shared their opinions regarding the recent presidential election.
SAN FRANCISCO --- The California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues may have shocked members when it announced an enormous reduction in the group's advocacy campaign budget for 2009, from $6 million to $1 million.
SAN FRANCISCO -- An all-star line up took the stage the final morning of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues' annual meeting to discuss their views on the current and future state of credit unions.
SAN FRANCISCO -- NCUA Chairman Michael Fryzel introduced himself to a full house of West Coast credit union professionals when addressing the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues conference and annual meeting audience.
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