Credit Union Times Magazine January-06, 2010

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  • Affinity FCU Sets High Hopes for 2010 Giving

    Affinity Federal Credit Union's charitable-giving arm, the Affinity Foundation is so confident in the credit union's ability to give back that it has upped the ante for its signature fundraising event next year,

  • Matz Defends Budget

    Responding to complaints from the chief executives of CUNA and NAFCU, NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz said the agency's budget is "wholly appropriate," in light of the challenges that the industry faces.

  • Va. Bankers Float Plan For Banks to Buy CUs

    Virginia bankers appear ready to introduce a bill in this year's session enabling banks to buy credit unions and vice versa.

  • Problem MBLs Found in Small Group of CUs

    Fifty percent of member business loan delinquencies are concentrated in 18 of the 698 credit unions that hold 95% of all MBL dollars, according to analysis from CU Business Group.

  • Florida Commerce Preps For Next Challenge

    The success of Florida Commerce Credit Union's WeLiveFit! $10,000 challenge went so far beyond expectations, the cooperative is already looking for new families for 2010's contest.

  • Accounting Firms Merge

    Accounting firms DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors and Hull & Associates CPAs announced a merger. Hull & Associates started operating under the DeLeon & Stand name on Dec. 1.

  • Va. League Rebates Dues

    Over the Christmas holidays, the Virginia Credit Union League gave its members a gift from Santa: a $300,000 dues rebate.

Editor-in-Chief's Column

Focus Report


  • Gen Y Customer Services Rules to Live By

    Recently, I received a press release for a new Gen Y-targeted product that, to me, really stood out.


    Altura Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., decorated a tree for the "Festival of Trees," an annual fundraiser held by the Riverside County Regional Medical Center.


    Connex Credit Union, North Haven, Conn., announced the certifications of several employees in the personal account representative designation program.

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