When Mark Curran was hired as president/CEO of Lion's Share Federal Credit Union, he had a pretty good idea of what to expect having worked at another cooperative for 18 years.
With less than a year to go before the 2014 midterm elections, credit union trade organizations are focusing their attention on key Senate races.
The complexity of reforming the secondary mortgage market, combined with its risk and Congress' inability to compromise, are the three reasons industry lobbyists and housing experts don't expect its completion in 2014.
The urgency to raise the MBL threshold is just as fresh when the current bill debuted last year on Valentine's Day.
An exclusive interview with Paul Stull, a credit union vice president who moved up to take the New Mexico league CEO position.
GAC opens Sunday night with a concert from 80s rocker Eddie Money.
Credit union executives shouldn't rest easy when it comes to DDoS attacks, despite fewer attacks so far this year.
CFPB Director Richard Cordray said credit unions should not let anything get in the way of serving their members.
Don't expect big, sweeping leaps in credit union mobile banking apps this year.
Bargaining may be a key factor in achieving wage equality.
Executive Compensation Solutions’ 2013 Survey said credit union pay gap exists across all asset classes.
Studies indicate that companies with female board members experience stronger performance.
New risk-management CUSO will offer ERM services, IT security, business continuity planning and other services.
Data collected by CUNA and the Consumer Bankers Association covers only the cost of card replacement.
NSA headquarters, the Federal Reserve and a Masonic temple are must-sees for conspiracy theorists.
The $1.5 billion ORNL Federal Credit Union in Oak Ridge, Tenn., will build a new building and renovate another.
GAC visitors who enjoy craft beers can tour Washington's finest offerings.
Learn about digital and traditional methods of engagement, as well as other marketing trends, in our latest Focus Report.
Technology is required to attract younger new members.
CommunityAmerica Credit Union is showing members how it literally pays to be a member.
Competition is fierce between banks and credit unions for Gen Y consumers.
Community engagement can go a long way in building awareness and showcasing the credit union difference.
Trends reveal marketing priorities in the financial services industry.
Trailblazer CEO of the Year Joe Thomas, Jr. saved a man from his burning HQ, executed and fine tuned his disaster recovery plan and achieved 50% loan growth last year.
Trailblazer CFO of the Year Jeff Merry has taken VolCorp beyond Solvent Five status to a merger surviving and financially thriving cooperative.
Trailblazer IT Executive of the Year Nicole Bowen's advance planning helped Fairfax County FCU recover quickly from a devastating fire in her computer room.
Trailblazer Marketing Executive of the Year Willard Ross, from the $2.2 billion Coastal FCU, used video tellers to boost his CU's profile while streamlining operations.
Trailblazer Lending Executive of the Year Corey Miller grew consumer loans by almost 20% last year at the $831 million Northwest Community Credit Union.
Trailblazer Volunteer of the Year Roger Mark Hall, chairman of the $12 million Greater Abbeville FCU, has always been driven by service to others.
The Trailblazer Service to the Underserved winner, the $61 million Lower Valley Credit Union, uses auto loans to provide opportunities for the underserved.
Trailblazer Outstanding Political Action winner, the $822 million Credit Union ONE, fought skimmers by spearheading new state legislation.
Barriers simply don't exist for Riechers, executive vice president/chief lending officer at the $1.4 billion Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis.
Executive Editor Heather Anderson is bringing a list of resolutions to GAC this year.
The issues credit union executives will discuss with their lawmakers during GAC all require engagement to be resolved.
NCUA Director of the Office of Examination and Insurance Larry Fazio explains the agency's controversial proposed rule.
The NCUA's proposed risk-based capital rule could result in even more consolidation.
Many directors fail to understand the significance of motivation in accomplishing their mission and vision.
Legal eagles from Kaufman & Canoles offer six legal predictions for 2014.
In the payments arena, in particular, the impact of the digital age is profound.
Read what attendees at this year's GAC will find in the exhibit hall.
U.S. Rep. Gary Miller (R-Calif.) has announced he plans to retire from Congress at the end of his current term.
The FBI in Minneapolis is investigating the $51 million St. Francis Campus Employees Credit Union in Little Falls, Minn.
John Scott has resigned from the Board of Directors at Commonwealth Credit Union in Frankfort, Ky., after 36 years of service.
The $347 million Heritage Family Credit Union in Rutland, Vt., announced Tuesday that President/CEO Ron Hance will retire this fall.
Workers with health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts are getting a little help from their employers.
Credit.com recognized a PenFed credit card as the simplest credit card on the market.
On Valentine's Day, merchants saw a 19% increase in dollars spent compared to last year.
Bill Urick has returned to Affinity Plus FCU become the new chief operating officer.
Last year's card security breaches forced community banks to reissue more than four million debit and credit cards.
Three more credit unions announced their intent to change core processing platforms.
The NCUA's four permanent funds have received unmodified audit opinions for the year 2013.
Credit unions aren't well positioned to capture $30T that will baby boomers will give in inheritances.
Read about new hires, promotions and other career milestones in the credit union industry.