Credit Union Times Magazine January 19, 2011

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  • Xetus Names New CEO

    A new president/CEO has been named at Xetus Mortgage Corp. as the loan origination and management technology provider plans improvements to its Web-based platform, the company said.

  • Equidata Adds Loan Evaluation

    Credit information services and solutions provider Equidata Inc. of Newport News, Va., said it is now offering the RateMatch loan-evaluation service from New York CUSO Syphr LLC.

  • CUISPA Plans Conference

    The Credit Union Information Security Professionals Association will hold its sixth annual conference later this month in Austin, Texas, again featuring a forum with NCUA regional officers.

  • Phishing Evolves

    Tricking consumers into giving up identifying credentials with phishing e-mails continues to be a popular practice for

  • Geezeo Signs Firstmark Credit Union

    Geezeo said it has signed the $715 million Firstmark Credit Union of San Antonio as the newest user of its personal financial management and integrated marketing solutions.

  • CUSO Owners Get $1.2 Million Dividend

    Core processing CUSO CU*Answers said it has returned $1.2 million in 2010 patronage dividends to its credit union owners, a 70% increase from the $700,000 it returned last year.

  • Celent Reports Rise in IT Spending

    North American banks are spending more on information technology now than they have in the past couple of years, according to a new report from Celent.

  • Filene Report Gives Advice on PFM, Social Media and Mobile Channel

    Where and how to spend scarce information technology dollars is the focus of a new report from the Filene Research Institute.

Editor-in-Chief's Column


Focus Report


  • People

    Holy Rosary Credit Union, Rochester, N.H., announced the promotion of Debbie Smith to senior loan officer. Smith began her career with the credit


  • Verbatim

    Upon being sworn in for her third term in the House of Representatives, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) introduced

  • Donations

    Advantis Credit Union, Portland, Ore., helped address the Portland area's need for nonperishable, high-protein foods for hungry families and children. The credit union raised $7,300 in cash contributions and encouraged

  • Branching

    Altura Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., this month closed its branch office at E. Florida Ave. in Hemet, Calif., and merging it with its second Hemet branch office at 320 S. Sanderson

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