Credit Union Times Magazine April 10, 2013

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News

Editor-in-Chief's Column

  • Credit Unions Not Getting Pampered With a Spa Day

    Some dustups have taken place or are in the works that are affecting credit unions. It’s enough to clog your pores, so I’m going to just clean that up a little bit with an apricot scrub. (I’ll apply a light cleanser to that mixed metaphor while I’m at it.)

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News Briefs

  • NCUA Shares Examiner TDR Guidance

    The NCUA released last week a Supervisory Letter to examiners that reveals how the field staffers will evaluate credit union compliance with recent changes in troubled debt restructuring loan rules.

  • Intuit Will Offer Mint PFM Tool to Credit Unions and Banks

    By yearend, Mountain View, Calif.-based Intuit will offer its popular, standalone personal finance manager, Mint, directly to financial institutions to offer as a value add to their customers.

  • Fiserv to Launch Prepaid Card Mobile Deposit Capture

    Prepaid cards can be difficult to reload, and the difficulties multiply when those funds are in the form of a check.

  • NSMFCU Merges With Hanscom

    The $5 million, 1,049-member North Shore Manufacturers Federal Credit Union in Beverly, Mass., has merged with the $1 billion, 48,671-member Hanscom Federal Credit Union in Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. as of April 1.

  • New Credit, Debit Card Data Stealing Tactics

    Criminals overseas have engineered yet another way to compromise financial institution’s credit and debit cards at the point of sale and ATMs, according to credit.com.

  • Carter to Retire from Topline, Smith Replaces

    Add Harry Carter, president/CEO of the 38,800-member Topline FCU to the growing list of longtime credit union leaders retiring at the end of 2013.

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Opinion

  • Commercial Loan Growth May Hinge on Customer-Facing Technology

    In today’s world, customers are using technology like never before when it comes to their finances: online banking, bill pay, and so on. Increasingly, business customers are expecting the same ease of use when interacting with their lenders and vendors. Simultaneously, pressure to increase commercial and industrial loans across all...

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