Credit Union Times Magazine August 27, 2014

Featured Story

Front Page News

  • Risks in Biz Lending

    While commercial and industrial lending can be critical lines of business for lenders, getting caught up in a frenzy to finance more loans may cause some missteps that could wound portfolios for years to come.

  • Figuring Out FICO

    The new change in the way credit scores are calculated may not have much of an impact on credit union underwriting.


Focus Report

Editor-in-Chief's Column


  • Courage is Critical to CEO Success

    Having the courage to do what is right is more critical today than ever. In today's business climate, every organization must be entrepreneurial, nimble and take smart risks just to survive.

  • Five Tips to Bring Financial Education to Kids

    Mastery requires repetition, so does the development of great money habits. A Cambridge University study on adult money habits indicates to be effective you need to start teaching personal finance concepts before the age of 7.


  • Crockett Retires from BrightStar

    The $445 million BrightStar Credit Union in Sunrise, Fla., said its president/CEO, Ralph Crockett, is retiring and will be replaced on an interim basis by a longtime board member.

  • S.C. Federal Partners with Broker CUSO

    With a new broker-dealer and management model, South Carolina Federal Credit Union wanted to enhance its investment program that has been in place since 1996.

  • Rimrock Tabs Sharetec

    The $36 million Rimrock Credit Union in Billings, Mont., will convert to the Sharetec core processing system through Bradford-Scott Data Corp. in Indianapolis, the company and credit union said.

  • Fraud Fears Drive Wisconsin Merger

    Concerns about the financial viability of Oshkosh Central Credit Union and the revelation that more than $1.7 million was missing from its vault, Wisconsin regulators approved July 30 the merger of the Oshkosh-based $28.2 million credit union with the $2 billion Community One Credit Union in Appleton, Wis.


  • People

    The $416 million Vermont Federal Credit Union in Burlington, Vt., promoted Kevin Parish to branch manager of the Burlington Branch. He joined Vermont Federal in 2013 and has more than 12 years of financial services and lending experience.

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