Credit Union Times Magazine April 29, 2015

Featured Story

  • Retiring Boomers Offer Opportunities

    Anyone who protested the Vietnam War, danced at Woodstock, burned their bra or wishes they could wear their old tie-dye T-shirt to one of the three Grateful Dead farewell concerts at Chicago's Soldier Field this July is likely to be a baby boomer.

Front Page News

  • Vendor Backs CU Wallet Control

    Executives from the Omaha, Neb.-based digital payment solutions provider Prairie Cloudware said they believe credit unions should take ownership of the digital wallet process. It would allow them to reestablish their trusted payment services role while decreasing fraud costs and improving ROI

Editor-in-Chief's Column


  • The Personal Matters in Small Business Lending

    It's not hard to imagine this scenario: The owner of the restaurant from down the block applies for a loan. You like him. You like his business. Your gut says yes. Your credit analysis says no. You have to tell him sorry. He's forced to take his business elsewhere. You’ve...

Letters to the editor

  • Ready for a Pop Quiz?

    The second sentence of CU Times Executive Editor Heather Anderson's column in the April 15, 2015 issue of CU Times (“Oh, the Irony: The NCUA, NCUSIF & Alabama One”) should be enough to frighten every credit union leader into submitting a comment letter on the proposed risk-based rule – before...

  • NAFCU: We’ve Always Opposed CFPB Rulemaking

    First and foremost, let's be clear: NAFCU listened to its members in 2009, and we listen to them now. We fight every day to make our members and the credit union movement stronger. As noted correctly in Ms. Anderson's April 16 column, NAFCU has always been steadfast in strongly opposing...

  • Realtors Boost Credit Union Mortgage Results

    David Morrison's April 1 CU Times article, “Realtors: CUs Should Reach Out More,” eloquently reinforces the benefits of relationships between credit unions and Realtors for the credit union, the Realtor and, most importantly, the members

Focus Report



  • People

    The $82 million Inspire Federal Credit Union in Bristol, Pa. appointed Karen Walter as senior vice president and chief operating officer and Lou Hyjurick as director of information technology. Walter joined the credit union with more than 18 years of experience and previously served as executive vice president at First...

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