Credit Union Times Magazine February-10, 2010

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News Briefs

  • 'Tweet for College' Launched

    Subcat Marketing has launched a "Tweet for College" scholarship.

  • CUES Going To Disneyland

    The Credit Union Executives Society has added a lesson in Disney magic to its annual convention June 21-23 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Fla.

  • Maryland Teacher Wins Trip

    Ken Hutchinson, a teacher at Havre de Grace High School in Maryland has been randomly selected as the lucky 2009 FoolProof for High Schools program contest winner.

  • SIU CU Welcomes CFP

    The $167 million SIU Credit Union members now have access to a certified financial planner to help them navigate their financial future with the creation of SIU CU investment services department.

  • CUSO Pays Refund

    The credit union owners of Cooperative Services Inc. will get their share of a $300,000 patronage refund, the payment services CUSO said.

  • MBL CUSO Reaches $1.4 Billion Milestone

    Since its 2003 launch, the San Bernardino, Calif.-based Member Business Services said it has reviewed $1.4 billion in member business loans.

  • CUNA Shows Off New Pop-Up Video Messaging

    Determined to sharpen the online credit union brand, CUNA has hired a Nashville, Tenn., vendor to help small and medium-size credit unions with advocacy and product messaging by adopting 3-D-style video technology.

  • Windsor Group Acquires Windsor Remarketing

    Delinquent account management company Windsor Group, recently announced that is has acquired Windsor Remarketing, a third-party servicing company focused on remarketing repossessed vehicles.

  • SBA Adds HarborOne To Preferred Lenders

    Members of the $1.7 billion HarborOne Credit Union will have faster loan processing and approvals now that the cooperative is an SBA preferred lender.

  • Branching Out

    First Community Credit Union, Manchester, Mo., held a grand opening celebration for its newest branch.


  • Staking Out the Stats

    With the deepening market downturn in 2008, the aggregate account values of members' investments dropped to $40.2 billion by year-end 2008, according to the "2009 Credit Union Retail Investment Services" study from Callahan & Associates.



Tech Bytes

Editor-in-Chief's Column

  • Live in the Moment but Plan for the Future

    Credit unions consistently tout their superior member service, particularly when comparing themselves to the bank next door. I would bet that most credit unions would find themselves in a dead heat in that comparison, or even falling behind.

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