Credit Union Times Magazine January 30, 2013

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Front Page News

  • Credit Unions Evade Most New Mortgage Rules

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released final mortgage rules that restrict loan originator compensation methods and increase the level of service loan servicers must provide to borrowers. However, due to the way credit unions already do business, trade associations say neither rule will have a major impact on the industry.

  • Snyder Consulting Sold to Kehrer Saltzman

    After nearly five years of providing research to benchmark credit union investment and insurance programs, Snyder Consulting Solutions’ studies has been acquired by management consulting firm Kehrer Saltzman & Associates.


Editor-in-Chief's Column


  • Dividends

    CEFCU, Peoria, Ill., announced that a record extraordinary dividend of $9 million has been distributed to CEFCU members. The dividend was based on members’ savings and loan activity during, with $4.5 million going to borrowers and $4.5 million going to savers.


  • Guest Opinion: Where Do CUSOs Go From Here?

    The year 2012 produced highs and lows. From Team USA winning 104 medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics, of which 46 were gold – more than any non-boycotted Olympics since 1904 – to the mega-disaster of super storm Sandy and the huge swath of destruction it caused in the northeastern U.S....

  • Guest Opinion: A Freed NCUSIF Would Nip NCUA’s Overreach

    After the Berlin Wall came down, Congress decided to cash in the peace dividend and began closing military bases. One of the bases that closed was our primary sponsor, McClellan Air Force Base. We decided to convert to a community field of membership

Letters to the editor

  • Letter: Many CU Congressional Allies Are Not Friends

    In a Guest Opinion article in Credit Union Times [Jan. 23 issue, page xx], former CUNA president Dan Mica, now an industry consultant, shared his forecast for the 113th Congress. His prediction that measuring the success of the next two years by what does not occur rather than by what...

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