The $2.5 billion Redstone Federal Credit Union spent most of 2008 calming the nerves of members fearful about their investments.
A lawsuit filed by the Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has brought to light a significant difference between credit union card issuers and other, usually larger, bank card issuers.
The $3.2 billion Wescom Credit Union has purchased credit card portfolios from eight credit unions since launching the service in late 2006.
According to Kevin M. Curley, the plaintiff and former president of Texans Insurance Group who was terminated in April 2007
A notice to terminate an administrative services agreement between CPA firm McGladrey & Pullen and RSM McGladrey has turned into a lawsuit.
After months of strong results from the Invest in America program, Chrysler has announced that it is shifting its focus to the new government incentive program Cash for Clunkers.
Even though only 153 credit unions would be affected, CUNA and NAFCU are both opposing a bill working its way through Congress that would place limits on executive compensation.
Saying that credit unions could be sources of much-needed capital for small business, Rep. Paul Kanjorski last week introduced
Robert Burrell, the former chief investment officer at Western Corporate Federal Credit Union, has taken a new position at RiskSpan,
Dismissed Western Corporate Federal Credit Union President/CEO Bob Siravo did receive a large retirement payout in 2008, but it was from a deferred compensation plan
The proposed regulations, which are subject to public comments due at the end of November, would require the annual percentage rate to include
Because there weren't enough members at the meeting, the Senate Banking Committee last Tuesday did not vote on the nomination of Deborah Matz as chairman of the NCUA.
Hanscom FCU showed its ongoing commitment to supporting U.S. service members by sponsoring a Heroes Homecoming at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.
Seattle-based Prime Alliance Solutions has teamed with the $13 billion Pentagon Federal Credit Union to form Prime Alliance Title LLC, a credit union-owned mortgage title insurance company.
Credit or debit cards that don't need to be swiped are nothing new, but credit unions have generally been slower than larger financial institutions to issue them.
Georgia credit unions were preparing for increases in deposits and new members following the failure of a Macon banking chain, the 16th shutdown in Georgia this year.
CUC Mortgage Corp. has picked up the $21 million R-S Bellco Federal Credit Union, based in New Brighton, Pa., as a client.
The $1.2 billion UW Credit Union has signed a deal with the University of Wisconsin-Madison that will allow students to use their identification cards at the CU's ATMs.
In a number of Wal-Mart stores, customers looking to buy money orders, cash checks or pay bills find themselves faced with a choice: credit union or Money Center?
With Detroit hit hard by the economy, Michigan First Credit Union has stepped up its efforts to help the local community and charities do more.
Even as signs pointed to a stop-gap resolution of Pennsylvania's budget crisis late last week, credit unions across the state continued
Credit unions should take a close look at the well-intended but poorly crafted Consumer Financial Protection Agency, or CFPA, that is scheduled
Much of the debate around a proposal to create a new agency to regulate consumer financial products centers on a four-letter word: turf.
Credit Union Student Choice has added the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association as its latest partner.
I've been writing this column every month for the past year now and wanted to use this month as a chance to recap some of the Gen Y topics I think are the most important.
As more consumers search for advice and tips on how best to manage their money, Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union recently tapped Wesabe to give members a chance to connect and talk personal finance.
As businesses increasingly pursue new, creative ways to slash costs, the concept of cloud computing has been building quite a fan base.
Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union said it plans to add the personal finance management suite from Jwaala LLC to its online presence by the end of 2009.
Nearly two years after acquiring three broker-dealers, LPL Financial Corp. has made the decision to move the entities within the company
Back in the early 1990s, I was a branch manager at a $2 billion regional bank with a 50-plus branch network.
When ING Direct announced earlier this year that it was committed to growing online brokerage firm ShareBuilder Corp. despite news
There's more evidence that employees are nervous about not having enough to retire on.
People often misspeak or say things in a manner that doesn't necessarily convey exactly what they mean. It happens. Other times they're flat-out wrong. C'est la guerre.
Since August of 2008, when I earned the CUDE credential, I have been asked to define it by many who see it on my e-mail signature.
BARCELONA -- Barcelona is a beautiful city with palm-lined streets, old -world architecture made of greys, yellows and pinks. Iron-wrought curlicues protect windows.
BARCELONA -- When 1,054 credit union leaders gather during a world economic crisis they talk about the economic situation.
BARCELONA -- A reception celebrated the launch of the Women's Leadership Forum brought together 36 women credit union leaders from all over the world. Why?
BARCELONA -- It may not be the normal way to design a new credit union, but Luis Pastor, president/CEO of the Latino Community Credit Union in Durham, S.C., never had a business plan.
BARCELONA -- What is the difference between a leader and manager?
BARCELONA -- As the six-foot five former president of Mexico, Vincente Fox, marched across the stage, he declared that he had three loves: his wife, credit unions and micro lending.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Noting that in Chinese the characters for opportunity and crisis are the same, NAFCU President Fred Becker used his annual address to urge
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Credit unions should learn a lesson from Starbucks.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Because of the strong trust they engender, credit unions are in a solid position to generate more use of their existing credit cards or enter the market for the first time.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- NCUA Board Member Gigi Hyland used her appearance at NAFCU's Annual Conference to encourage the credit union movement
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Credit unions should focus on a few mortgage products, do them well and become go-to experts on the housing market in their local media.