Credit Union Times Magazine February 23, 2011

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News Briefs

  • After Firm Failure, Maine CUs Offer Aid

    A group of Maine credit unions led by the Maine Credit Union League has come to the aid of homeowners and businesses in three Mid-Coast counties by providing zero interest, no fee loans following the failure of a Brunswick energy firm.

  • Filene, Canadian Central Team Up

    The Filene Research Institute has reached across the border to partner with Credit Union Central of Canada.

  • Change a Life Launches

    It's that time of year again as Credit Unions for Kids unveils the "Change a Child's Life" campaign to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

  • Okla. Legislature May Take On Interchange

    Prodded by both the bank and credit union lobbies, Oklahoma lawmakers may join their Michigan counterparts in urging a halt to implementation of the Federal Reserve's interchange fee rules.

  • Ticonderoga CEO to Retire; Hayes Promoted

    After 40 years of service, Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union President/CEO Gregory D. Johnson has announced that he will retire effective April 5.

  • Mazuma Approves First Patriot Loan

    The $400 million Mazuma Credit Union recently approved its first SBA Patriot Express loan for one of its members to buy a Quizno's sandwich shop franchise in Kansas.

  • Montego President Johnson Passes

    President of the St. James-based Montego Co-operative Credit Union and founder of the Good News Church of God, Bishop Herman Johnson has died at the age of 69.

Tech Bytes

  • Aite: Time for Robust Battle Plan Against Internal Fraud

    Not all fraud perpetrators strike from afar. Some are employees looking to rip off their own employers and customers while on the clock.

  • Washington State CU Finds Scrums Help Projects Hum

    In rugby, a scrum is where the two sides mash together with their heads down and try to secure possession of the prized ball as action resumes after a halt in play.

  • Palmetto Joins Viewpointe

    The Viewpointe exchange network has added Palmetto Cooperative Services LLC of Columbia, S.C., the company and CUSO said.

  • CO-OP, TCUL Partnership

    CO-OP Financial Services and the Texas Credit Union League are adding mobile banking, remote-deposit capture and call center services to the services the league offers credit unions in Texas and Arkansas.

  • CO-OP Adds Outbound Calling

    CO-OP Member Center is now providing automated and live-person outbound calling to support marketing and member service for client credit unions, according to the subsidiary of CO-OP Financial Services.

  • Thirty CUs Sign With LSI

    Thirty credit unions signed up last year for lending and member contact center services from Lending Solutions Inc., the Elgin, Ill., company said.

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