Only three credit unions were recipients of Excellence in Lending awards this year in large part because of a rough lending atmosphere.
The Los Angeles-based California Bear Credit Union has tapped Vice President of Marketing/Business Development Robert York to be its new president/CEO.
Members of the $14.7 billion Pentagon Federal Credit Union will have access to a range of investment and insurance products through a new partnership with USAA.
The coming year's executive committee and officers for the CUNA Lending Council were recently named at the council's annual meeting in Las Vegas.
That meeting between the rate of a liquid account and of a term deposit called the liquidation point may be one of the reasons more money tends to flow out of CDs into money market accounts.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions is stepping up its efforts to reach a youthful audience in 2011 by launching a $2.1 million image campaign next April under the tagline "Credit Unions, We're Giving Banking a Better Name."
Anyone in our industry can tell you that more members are being served by fewer credit unions today.
When the USO called for help to feed the multitude of troops remaining on Naval Air Station Pensacola during Thanksgiving, Pen Air Federal Credit Union was ready to help.
Credit unions may soon have another alternative for their payment system processing through a new CUSO scheduled for launch by the corporate credit union network.
This year, 57% of American consumers plan to spend as much or more than they did last year at the holidays -compared with 54% last year-according to a survey released by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America.
After seeing a prolonged period of stalled consumer lending, Susan Enis knew it was time to go shopping.
The NCUA needs to make major improvements in its computer security, including better security configurations and disaster contingency planning, according to a report released by the agency's Office of Inspector General.
One of the former managers of North Star Business Services LLC has said charges in a suit recently filed by the NCUA for alleged fraudulent payment collection are false.
The American Credit Union Mortgage Association took the message of credit union mortgage originators into the heart of
Corporate America Credit Union has purchased and assumed Smart Source Solutions, the CUSO owned by Constitution Corporate FCU, which the NCUA plans to liquidate by the end of November.
Georgia Federal Credit Union's annual statewide Paintball Tournament to benefit the Credit Union Political Action Committee continued to be a popular alternative to the more traditional golf tournament fundraiser.
The Education Credit Union Council is now offering the "Burning Money" financial literacy curriculum to all U.S. high schools for free.
After 39 years of service at Teachers Credit Union, 23 as president/CEO, Richard Rice will retire effective June 25, 2011.
After 35 years in the financial sector, La Capitol Federal Credit Union President/CEO Susan Parry Leake will retire.
Longtime NEFCU Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Michael Egan has retired.
Taleris Credit Union is mourning the death of longtime board director the Rev. James Thomas II.
In March 2011 the Americans with Disabilities Act will require ATMs to offer voice-guided features making them easier to use for people who are blind.
Check 21 provider Bluepoint Solutions is offering more than a thousand natural person credit unions free upgrades and immediate transition to a direct license for its services in the wake of the troubles at WesCorp and Southwest Corporate.
IT spending in financial services should be strong next year across the globe, according to Ovum.
eDOC Innovations said it has signed a 52nd credit union as a user of the document-management specialist's CheckLogic branch capture and electronic image forward collection processing system.
An expansion of PSCU Financial Services' credit card collections service will increase the hours of calling and boost collections rates, the CUSO said.
CUNA Mutual Group has added electronic signature capabilities to its widely used LOANLINER lending documents and loanliner.com online lending application.
I'm always amused when my father-in-law-complains about living on a fixed income because my income is pretty-well-fixed too.
Even thought they still request products such as loans, more sophisticated asset management services are being demanded by baby boomers that are poised to retire over the next decade.
Today, the baby boomer population is one of the largest in the United States. In fact, there were almost 76 million Americans born during the baby boomer period, from 1948 to 1960.
In their earliest years, the post-World War II baby boom generation were characterized as spoiled television-hypnotized consumption machines.
At a time when employee retention and recruitment are top priorities, being recognized as a best place to work can be a boon.
The Society for Human Resource Management recently released survey
I am now one step closer to calling a credit union my primary financial institution: I opened a checking account.
Regarding the Editor's Column in the Nov. 3 issue, I have always been of the opinion that boards are volunteers and sending them to conferences was both a treat and an education. If they wanted to be paid, they shouldn't volunteer.
Presidential memoirs are a tricky genre.
For many consumers, paying down debt may be more of a concern than finding the best rates on deposit accounts.
With an eye at strengthening credit union ties with dealers, the Invest in America loan discount program has set up a new cash-back offer with General Motors.