Credit Union Times Magazine February-17, 2010

Front Page News


News Briefs


  • NCUA Says CUSOs Can Provide CUs With Compliance Services

    Credit unions can form a CUSO to provide services aimed at helping credit unions comply with federal regulations, according to a legal opinion from NCUA Associate General Counsel Sheila Albin.

  • Conflict of Interest Rules

    A conflict of interest that would prevent a board member from voting must have a "real or actual effect, not a hypothetical or speculative effect on the individual or organization's interest,"

  • County Rules

    A county can be a member of and sponsor of a CU and could use public funds to start one, according to a legal opinion by NCUA Deputy General Counsel Michael McKenna.

Tech Bytes

Editor-in-Chief's Column

Letters to the editor

  • Retail CUs Do Have a Future

    certainly am convinced of the validity of the statement in the Editor-in-Chief's Feb. 3 column that "In the pages of the Credit Union Times,

  • From the Editor: Keep Those Letters Coming!

    Credit Union Times has a goal for 2010 to include Letters to the Editor in nearly every, if not all, issues. We had letters in nearly every issue of 2009.

Looking Back


    Calls for credit unions to be more convenient and Web-oriented in order to grow dates back to at least 10 years ago.


Focus Report


  • People

    GFA Federal Credit Union, Gardner, Mass., announced that Steven Anderson has joined its team as branch manager of its Fitchburg office.

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