Credit Union Times Magazine January 9, 2013

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  • Students Loans Are Profitable Niche for Credit Unions

    Last year was not the most glowing year for student loans, reputation-wise. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s release of numerous negative comments from the public on their experiences as private student loan borrowers, comparisons of student loans to the burst mortgage bubble and the fact that national student loan debt...

  • Fire the CEO: When the Time Has Come

    No job is harder for a board of directors of a credit union, but no job is more crucial than knowing when to separate the cooperative from a lagging chief executive officer and having the strength to act.

  • MBL Hike Lower on CUNA Priorities

    CUNA announced new legislative priorities for 2013 that include four key agenda items: preserving the credit union tax exemption, reducing regulatory burden, engaging in housing finance reform and advancing credit union charter enhancements.

  • Interchange Pinch Felt by Many CUs

    A CUNA survey of some of its member credit unions suggests credit unions with less than $10 billion in assets have begun to take a hit to their debit card interchange even though they were not supposed to feel the impact of a debit interchange cap.

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  • People in the News

    America’s First Federal Credit Union, Birmingham, Ala., has appointed Audra Weber as the new vice president of human resources and training. Weber has been with America’s First since 2011 and was formerly the assistant vice president of human resources. . .

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