Credit Union Times Magazine November 26, 2014

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  • NCUA Passes 4.2% Budget

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The NCUA Board approved a 4.2% budget increase for the fiscal year 2015 in a monthly meeting that was filled with tension, thanks to debate between Chairman Debbie Matz and Board Member J. Mark McWatters.


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  • Mobile Accessories Strut Down the Catwalk

    As credit unions plot their mobile payment strategy, it's challenging to forecast which innovative device will reach busy members on the go.

  • Autumn Ushers in More Consolidations

    As November comes to an end, a dozen merger deals were announced or completed in Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.

  • NCUA Sues CU CEO for $19M

    The NCUA alleged in a lawsuit that Maria Hernandez, the former CEO of the failed El Paso Federal Credit Union, stole millions to buy homes in Texas, Florida and Nevada, to pay for lavish trips and for gambling.


  • 3 Ways to Transform Your Branches

    A lot has changed since the first credit unions opened in 1852. Today, members manage their finances through a variety of digital platforms including PCs, tablets, and mobile phones.



  • People

    The $674 million St. Mary's Credit Union appointed Larissa C. Thurston as CFO and SVP of finance. Prior to joining the Marlborough, Mass.-based cooperative, Thurston served as vice president and controller of the Bank of New England in Southern New Hampshire.

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