Given some of the troubled loans that have caused losses at credit unions, the industry is already starting to see the impact as NCUA examiners move their visits closer together.
Testing out a new caregiver-safe harbor theme, a group of Washington State credit unions have launched an updated branding campaign called "Membership Means Something."
It's not much compared to December's financial carnage, but U.S. Central Credit Union is off to a positive start in 2009.
A few credit unions joined banks last week in an effort to recoup some of the losses they have taken as a result of the largest card data breach ever.
It's a new day at Charter Oak Federal Credit Union. After 70 years, the Groton, Conn.-based credit union has revamped its image to take "relationships beyond banking."
NCUA Region I Director Mark Treichel has been named acting director of the agency's Office of Corporate Credit Unions, the agency announced last week.
Saying that the current rules governing how financial institutions must calculate the value of assets are a "major contributing factor to the nation's financial crisis,"
At least one company stands to gain from the concern about a possible premium to replenish the NCUSIF.
More small businesses are turning to credit unions to meet their financial needs, The Wall Street Journal recently discovered.
America's First Federal Credit Union is helping to keep safe those who serve the community by providing bulletproof police vests to several local police departments.
John DuPree Sr., longtime pioneer in the community development credit union movement and founder of the $1.3 million Shiloh of Alexandria Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Alexandria, Va., has died.
Longtime former California Bear Credit Union Board Chairman Reverl Williams has died at the age of 74.
With all the headlines about big bank bailouts, pointing out an alternative financial institution option makes common sense, right?
Even though donations to the Pete Crear Fund were down in 2008 compared to 2007, the African-American Credit Union Coalition said it remains committed to using the donations to continue its various programs.
Credit unions wanting to strengthen their relationships with automobile dealers and to better comply with a range of rules and regulations aimed a
Credit unions can soon access the most current information on regulatory issues in the latest edition of Compliance, A Journal for Credit Unions.
Harland Financial Solutions said several more credit unions are now using its UltraData Enterprise core processing solutions, including the newly merged Genisys CU of Auburn Hills, Mich.
A Canadian credit union has become the 101st user of Open Solutions Inc. latest core processing system.
Now that the NCUA has approved its new regulations defining underserved areas and overseeing how federal credit unions add them to their fields of membership, will federal credit unions get back to adding them?
Credit unions running the Fiserv Galaxy core processing platform are being offered an aggregate pricing model for 24/7 contact center services from Lending Solutions Inc.
A bad economy is a great time to remind consumers how rewarding it can be to give-even if it's only $10.
Bucky Sebastian has another reason for wanting the merger between GTE Federal Credit Union and Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union to go through: a new $850 million member business lending cap.
The Central Liquidity Facility was set to keep its lending ceiling at $41.5 billion, under a provision of a bill to fund the government that the Senate was set to pass.
For the first time in its nearly 11-year history, LendingTree.com has signed a credit union to its online lending exchange.
Four corporate credit unions declined to extend the NCUA's temporary corporate credit union share guarantee program just before the agency's deadline.
Credit unions, working with the banks and moderate Democrats, seemed poised to get changes to a bill allowing bankruptcy judges to modify mortgages that will make it somewhat more palatable.
Details have emerged in court documents showing why Pine Brook, N.J.-based U.S. Mortgage Corp. and its credit union division, CU National Mortgage, suddenly shut down last month.
Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union and GTE Federal Credit Union, both hit hard by the Florida housing market collapse, announced a proposal for the largest credit union merger to date at nearly $8 billion in combined assets.
Tremont Credit Union has been tapped to service the city of Boston's new $350,000 microloan fund.
Credit unions claim to be cooperatives and often brag about how this industry works together for the common good. Some even denounce the use of the word industry to describe credit unions, preferring community or movement.
The unprecedented liquidity problem on approximately $18 billion of the corporates' downgraded securities are unrealized losses, and, as you stated in Letter 09 CU 02, the exposure is difficult to define.
Credit Union Times has a goal for 2009 to include Letters to the Editor in nearly every, if not all, issues. We had letters in nearly every issue of 2008.
I think it is time that credit unions reconsidered the whole issue of conferences.
Financial responsibility may be the biggest issue in financial literacy today, but people really do need to know more about handling their finances better. And it seems that no one is in a better position to do so than credit unions.
Many new words have we added to our vernacular these days-Blackberry, blog, twitter, spyware, Google, and dotcom (or the more popular dotgone). I could go on, but you get the idea. I want to talk about blogs.
These unprecedented times create an opportunity for credit unions to flourish in the coming decades if we harness the power of collaboration and pair that with innovation to meet the needs of consumers.
Credit union service organizations that primarily help credit unions manage credit, debit, ATM and other payment transaction say that
The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and UNFCU Financial Advisors have teamed up to bring a suite of programs to community development credit unions.
On the surface, it looks like a marriage consummated by the turbulent financial downturn and a stream of fairly new regulations.
Spanish is considered to be the fastest growing language spoken in the United States. However, in places like Amarillo, Texas, Burmese, Somali, Vietnamese and Farsi dialects are being heard just as much.
We really are fortunate to be working in an industry where collaboration and sharing of ideas are still prevalent.
The downturn in the auto industry has put auto lending CUSO Auto Expert in the position many other companies are finding themselves in these days: how to bring down costs to make up for loss of revenue.
Possible changes in the student lending marketing outlined in President Obama's 2010 budget proposal will not impair the strong opportunities credit unions have has private student lenders,
PSCU Financial and Member Loyalty Group LLC have partnered to find out how effectively credit unions serve their members.
To help credit unions be the first point of contact for members shopping for a home, DigitalMailer Inc. and CU Realty Services LLC have signed a marketing deal.
Teachers Federal Credit Union, Farmingville, N.Y., named Stephen Kohlmann assistant vice president-investments.
WASHINGTON -- The economy's metrics are all be down and unemployment is rising, but community development financial institutions have found a place in the sun.
Connex Credit Union, North Haven, Conn., recently donated 1,500 diapers to the United Way of New Haven.