Credit Union Times Magazine August-18, 2010

Front Page News


News Briefs

  • CU On The Scene

    Crescent Credit Union recently wrapped up a "Round the Bases" summer youth program it held in partnership with the Brockton Rox professional baseball club.

  • CU*Answers Takes on Regulatory Changes

    In anticipation of approaching regulatory changes, data processing company CU*Answers has launched a new software upgrade.

  • Call on Comp Survey

    Executive Compensation Solutions has issued a call to participants for its 2010 employee and executive compensation and benefits survey for credit unions.

  • They're on a Mission From The Golden 1

    A few Golden 1 Credit Union executives have found a way to blow off steam and help the community by jamming together as The Bruised Brothers.

  • Loan System Debuts

    The launch of Lending 360, a flagship brand for a new loan origination system, is the latest creation from CU Direct Corp., the parent company of CUDL and Lending Insights.

  • Motion FCU Gets Its Motor Running

    After 75 years, E53 Federal Credit Union has a new name and brand image.

  • Book Sources Corp Exec

    Ken Schroeder, vice president of business continuity for Southeast Corporate FCU, contributed a passage to a newly published business continuity book.

  • Conn. Legislator Backs MBL Cap Increase

    Add Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) to the growing number of legislators who believe raising the member business lending cap will be pivotal for job creation.

  • New CUSO Provides Compliance Support

    A Washington area CUSO, COMPASS 4 CUs LLC, has opened for business to provide credit unions nationwide with regulatory compliance assistance.

Editor-in-Chief's Column


Letters to the editor


  • From Info Overload to Info Relevance

    Technology can be both a benefit and a curse. The right system offers today's credit union marketers a wealth of information. But too often, that information is spread out across departmental silos, with little transparency and access.

On-Site Conference Coverage

  • NCUA Examiner Training Remains a Work in Progress

    ATLANTA -- It continues to be a thorny issue for the industry even as the NCUA reassures credit unions that it is beefing up training for its examiners from hiring outside consultants to revamping courses.

  • CRE Appraisal Scrutiny Is Vital

    ATLANTA -- Certainly call it a sign of the times: areas that did not get as much focus some years back in commercial real estate are now under the spotlight.

  • What Are the Most Pressing Issues in Business Lending?

    "It would have to be increasing the [member business lending] cap. If we can't do it now, I sincerely doubt that we will have this opportunity to get it back.

  • Small Business Credit Scores Expose Delinquency Patterns

    ATLANTA -- The statistics can be a bit mind numbing but the data used to predict the likelihood of a small business becoming severely delinquent to a financial institution is useful to know.

  • MBS Overcomes Adversity

    ATLANTA -- Member Business Solutions LLC is encouraged by its ability to sustain itself during a sluggish economic recovery as evident of its more than 70 credit union partners and billions of dollars in loans under management,

Focus Report


  • People

    NewOak Capital, New York, appointed Chad J. Burhance to managing director and head of NewOak Solutions, the company's advisory service provider.

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