The NCUA's proposed corporate regulations, released Nov. 19, didn't contain many surprises, as board members and staff had already discussed many of the amendments with industry leaders and in public arenas beforehand.
Some lawmakers and their constituents are fed up with the Fed.
As perhaps could be expected, the congressionally mandated report from the General Accountability Office on credit card interchange released last month contained a little something for all sides of the card interchange debate.
Michael Prior recalled the Y2K hysteria that led many to withdraw their money from credit unions and banks in the weeks and days leading up to Jan. 1, 2000.
With Congress in overdrive on issues related to credit unions, the trade associations and some individual credit unions are ramping up their giving to be sure that lawmakers know who their friends are.
With credit unions suffering across the country, the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions has begun stepping up its efforts to make sure that regulators and government officials don't forget about the needs of CDCUs
Only time will tell if some of the industry's recent membership gains are attributed to those seeking a safe haven for insured deposits.
The NCUA has banned six former credit union employees from ever working at a federally insured institutions for being convicted of or admitting to crimes or misdemeanors or after agreeing to the penalty in lieu of litigation.
A recent study from the Filene Research Institute showed that the average annual cost of fees on bank checking accounts is more than twice as high as the annual cost of fees on credit union share draft
A merger of two New Jersey credit unions, located three blocks apart and both serving Rutgers University, remained on hold last week following a bitter member-board dispute involving the smaller of the two, the $3
WASHINGTON -- More than last year but not as much as when the economy was really humming.
Some banks continue to fall short on how they treat their small business customers as the credit union industry touts its reputation for its treatment of members.
Large card issuers have largely not abandoned their anticonsumer attitudes and practices that helped bring about the most recent credit card regulation, four nationwide consumer groups have charged.
After 21 years, GTE Federal Credit Union President/CEO Wendell A. Sebastian will be retiring at year-end.
OMEGA Federal Credit Union has tapped former Security Credit Union Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Troy L. Garvin as its new CEO.
After 22 years, SPIRE Federal Credit Union President/CEO John Gisler has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
As a way to generate good will with the college crowd, Clearview Federal Credit Union of Pittsburgh has been distributing free rally towels to students or fans showing a ticket stub for an athletic event at nearby Robert Morris University.
ALM First Financial Advisors LLC has teamed up with several firms to create a new division that aims to help acquiring credit unions with merger decisions.
Brett Thompson, president/CEO of the Wisconsin Credit Union League, is the new chairman of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues.
Credit unions working with members to help them become more aware of the credit scores might find a company called Credit Karma a useful information source.
CUNA Mutual Group will host a Webinar Dec. 17 on tapping into strategies to serve baby boomer retirees.
Fair Isaac Corp., the company that developed and markets the FICO credit score, has rolled out a new subscription service that it said will help credit unions better measure borrower risk in the current economy.
Mobile Money Ventures, a joint technology launch by Citigroup and SK Telecom, has been named Digital Insight's preferred mobile financial services provider, the companies said.
More than a month after the all-day HR event, employees at Unitus Community Credit Union in Portland, Ore. are still talking about the sense of pride,
In a members-only Webcast the morning of Nov. 20, Members United Corporate Federal Credit Union announced a $150 million net loss for October 2009.
Southeast Corporate Federal Credit Union released its 2008 annual audit Nov. 18, which revealed nothing new except the impairment adjustments other corporates have made,
Balance Sheet Solutions has exceeded $5 billion in investment transactions for credit unions completed so far this year, on pace for record growth.
The anonymous credit union blogger who writes under the pseudonym Will Magnus announced on Nov. 16 that he will be discontinuing his "Unrealized Losses" blog (www. unrealizedlosses.blogspot.com)
North Jersey Federal Credit Union, Totowa, N.J., participated in two community events to support breast cancer awareness,
Credit unions made a strong showing at this year's convention of the National Association of Realtors.
In what could be good news for credit unions-consumers are looking for help on becoming more financially savvy.
Piedmont Advantage Credit Union in Winston-Salem, N.C., has long enjoyed a hefty capital ratio, now at 12.5%,
A year after UNFCU Financial Services LLC opened a branch in Geneva, Switzerland, the investment firm is celebrating several anniversary milestones.
Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union has found a way to meet its growing online community face-to-face.
For months the old Communications Family Credit Union of Saginaw, Mich., was on the hunt for a provocative new name to reach a more youthful audience and draw attention.
I have a confession to make. I don't tweet.
Sell is the four-letter word credit unions need to once again embrace.
A new global online money transfer service that its creator says can save consumers significantly is now being offered to Canadian credit unions and consumers.
Park Community Federal Credit Union in Louisville, Ky., is now protecting its servers - and the data within - with a new disaster recovery solution from Double-Take Software of Southborough, Mass.
Coastal Federal Credit Union said it added more than 1,100 new accounts in six months using a new online account opening and funding solution from uMonitor.
Panini North America and CUNA Strategic Services have reached an agreement that makes the Italian company the marketing alliance's exclusive check scanner provider.
Industry leaders stressed they haven't yet read the 253-pages of NCUA proposed corporate regulations in its entirety or had a chance to discuss it with members or clients.
As the entire nation gathered around the dinner table to give thanks last week, it was a mixed bag for credit unions. There are millions of things to be thankful for,
Sarah Snell Cooke's recent column on "Celebrating 100 Years of Anonymity" [Nov. 4] challenged credit unions to get behind a national branding campaign.
This week Credit Union Times takes a look back at a time when credit flowed like water and holiday spending was no problem with a wallet full of a plastic.
Congress is considering bills to ensure fair overdraft coverage, yet there are thousands of community banks and credit unions already offering fair, consumer-oriented overdraft protection programs.
St. Mary's Bank, Manchester, N.H., announced the appointment of Robert Whittaker to mortgage loan originator.
Ahead of regular shares and certificates of deposits, money market accounts continue to make gains, amassing 40% of the credit union industry's savings increase year-to-date.