Credit Union Times Magazine August 7, 2013

Featured Story

  • CUNA Joins No Assessment Chorus

    CUNA and the Chip Filson-led Co-Ops for Change may be singing off different song sheets, but the chorus is the same: The corporate assessment era should end.

  • Judge Trashes The Fed

    A U.S. District Court judge gutted the Federal Reserve’s debit card regulatory regime July 31, ruling the Fed rule disobeyed the law and ordering the regulator to rewrite it.

Front Page News

  • Pritts’s Business Model

    President/CEO Pete Pritts announced some major changes at the $2.2 billion Corporate America Credit Union in a July 18 letter to members obtained by Credit Union Times. Since taking the helm of the Irondale, Ala.-based corporate in November 2012, Pritts has put together an almost entirely new senior and middle...


Editor-in-Chief's Column


  • People in the News

    Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Anchorage, Alaska, announced promotions to its executive management team. Geoff Lundfelt has been promoted to chief operations officer. Lundfelt has held a variety of increasingly responsible positions during his 15 years with Alaska USA, most recently serving as executive director of retail financial services. Lundfelt...


  • Competing for Purchase Money Mortgages

    Nationally, credit unions have become a much more active participant in the first mortgage business and increased their market share of closed first-mortgage loans from the traditionally insignificant 2% to an attention grabbing 8% in the second half of last year. Interest rates have remained at historic lows the past...


  • Heather Anderson Named CU Times Executive Editor

    Heather Anderson has been promoted to executive editor of Credit Union Times, effective Aug. 5.

  • Occupy CU Effort Stalls in California

    An Occupy activist effort to start a credit union in San Francisco has stalled while seeking capital, according to an organizer.

  • Mary Rupp, NCUA Veteran, Retires

    After nine years of perfect attendance, Mary Rupp has retired as board secretary for the NCUA, the agency said Friday.

  • NAFCU Speakers

    Prominent congressmen and agency leaders have been added to the speakers list for this year’s Congressional Caucus, NAFCU said Monday.

  • Deadline in NCUA Vs. Barclays Case

    The clock is ticking for the filing of arguments in the appeal of the NCUA vs. Barclays Capital, a case that had been thrown out by U.S. District Judge John W. Lungstrum in Kansas.

  • BECU Trust Merges

    BECU Trust Co., a subsidiary of the $11.5 billion Boeing Employees Credit Union in Tukwila, Wash., has merged into the MEMBERS Trust Co. in Tampa, Fla.

  • Takase Succeeds Chang as CEO

    Neal S. Takase will be the new president/CEO of the $342 Pearl Harbor Federal Credit Union in Waipio, Hawaii, succeeding PHFCU President/CEO Eugene Chang who will retire Aug. 21 after 33 years of service with the credit union.

  • Insurance Brokers Head For the Doors

    There’s no question that the nation’s health care system is in a state of change and unrest – and it looks like a good number of health insurance brokers are sick and tired of it.

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