With a sharp increase in CAMEL 3, 4 and 5 credit unions, the NCUA has said it will ask its examiners to redouble their efforts to detect problems early on.
In a deal to make student lending more readily available to credit unions, private student loan platform provider,
Credit unions that serve university students report that the latest round of credit card regulations will likely restrict the number of student members who will able to get cards.
Credit unions enjoyed being the last ones standing in the auto lending market over the past year, but the competition has started to come back full force.
There's just no comparison between a foreclosure or walk-away from a $5.4 billion Manhattan 56-building complex and a defaulted loan on a small retail space in a strip mall.
For some time, the $321 million Granite Credit Union struggled with its payment protection service, unsure of how it could make the offering more attractive to its members.
With the drop in member business lending in 2009, it may be a sign of the times, but the loans were still the fastest growing lending group for credit unions last year.
Imagine attending a huge out-of-state conference for professionals within your industry where the networking opportunities are endless.
The credit card market in the wake of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act may be the most favorable ever for credit union card programs
Allies and adversaries, sometimes simultaneously. That's the relationship between credit unions and community bankers.
The credit union merger scene appears to be in a funk as 2010 gets under way.
Using lotteries or sweepstakes to encourage savings deposits, helping members who don't save automate their savings efforts and including all the expenses of owning a car
Despite an ongoing war on cash conducted by the major credit and debit card brands
The Russian Credit Union League is preparing its members to meet new regulatory standards and create a self-regulatory framework by later this year.
Through its Proyecto de Asistencia T?cnica al Microfinanciamiento Rural (PATMIR)
Let me introduce myself. I am Brian Gately, director of technical assistance for the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions in New York. While at the federation
A majority of consumers are aware that Congress passed credit card protections last year, but fewer know what those protections actually are
The $4.8 billion San Diego County Credit Union announced the sudden retirement of President/CEO Irene Oberbauer, effective Feb. 4. SDCCU's board appointed Chief Operating Officer Tum Vongsawad as interim president/CEO.
When Aaron Young was still in law school, he realized many people did not have financial access to the legal help they needed.
Almost 11 months after it was due, the NCUA has not given Congress its annual report for 2008, and several sources have said that the reason for the delay is a dispute with its auditing firm,
The nation's financial crisis has created perhaps unprecedented opportunity for credit unions
CommonWealth Central Credit Union plans to go live soon with a set of online banking tools from PM Systems Corp., the company and credit union said.
The 6,400 members of Torrance Community Credit Union in California can now use their iPhone cameras to deposit checks directly into their accounts.
Wescom Resources Group said it is now integrating an address-verification solution from another Symitar specialist into WRG's MemberEdge Online Banking Suite.
Patelco Credit Union is adding the FraudMAP solution from Guardian Analytics to its online defenses.
Synergent Technology Services said it has completed converting Otis Federal Credit Union, a $112 million institution based in Jay
The affinity that Ann South has for those small, scrappy credit unions that
When Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union Board Chairman John DiNofrio was in the service, his father passed away and he was stuck in Spokane, Wash.,
Services and solutions that push the envelope of what members expect and what credit unions can deliver can sometimes blur the lines between managing technology and member service.
Chief financial officers enforce policy, they don't shape it. And in a conservative industry like credit unions, trailblazing opportunities may seem few and far between for CFOs.
With home values that decreased an average of 56% and an unemployment rate of 13%, it didn't seem likely that there could be any good news to come out of Las Vegas.
An economic downturn, lower pay increases, and the perception of fewer opportunities. All that didn't dampen Elevations Credit Union Vice President of People Annette Matthies'
Just a few weeks into his new job as vice president of mortgage lending for the $1.3 billion Community First Credit Union,
Asking Joanie Johnson to select her favorite cause is like asking a mother to pick her favorite child-can't be done.
Successfully suing the Internal Revenue Service over the unrelated business income tax and serving as a test case for the credit union movement might be enough political activity to last any financial institution for several years.
Although it may be hard to believe now, the $29 million Communicating Arts Credit Union, winner of Credit Union Times 2010 Trailblazer Award for Outstanding Service to the Underserved
Whether it's as simple as updating on Excel or as sophisticated as Web-based automation, keeping in compliance has become a major task and topic of conversation at credit unions small and large.
As regulatory pressures build, PCI has become a particularly hot topic.
Educational Employees Credit Union is using a little box and the software inside to replace lists of passwords it had kept on paper, passwords that provide access to the big California credit union's network of servers.
Credit unions that do business in Massachusetts will have to take extra precautions to ensure that consumer data is protected from identity theft.
Credit unions talk a lot about their philosophy of people helping people, which they are humbly proud of.
Right after I first started at this job, I had the opportunity to attend CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference.
One of the core principles in the U.S. Constitution is the notion that government should not take a citizen's property without just compensation.
Having just read Suncoast Schools FCU CEO Tom Dorety's letter to the editor in the Feb. 3 issue, it makes one wonder how did the likes of Navy FCU and Pentagon FCU manage to grow capital?
As our nation's economy struggles to gain momentum, many of America's credit unions continue to feel the ripple effects from the recent financial crisis.
Two profound declarations from President Obama's recent State of the Union address have substantial relevance for credit unions
Credit union people are like family to me, but, like family, sometimes there is a need to have a heart-to-heart talk.
It seems only natural that veterans who slogged ashore in Normandy or Iwo Jima or flew over Berlin and Tokyo on bombing raids should have a chance to see the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C.
With its 2010 marketing conference in place and a revamped Web site, the Marketing Association of Credit Unions has a lot to celebrate.
Quincy Credit Union, Quincy, Mass., announced the selection of Maura Gilmartin as the credit union's business development coordinator.
At 24 years old, right out of graduate school, Craig Esrael took over First South Credit Union in Bartlett,
Political memoirs are often designed to inflate the importance of the author.