Credit unions sowed the seeds for future political wins by planning a rally on the National Mall while President George H.W. Bush sowed the seeds for the demise of much of his support among conservatives by reversing his pledge not to raise taxes.
WASHINGTON -- For credit unions, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd's proposed regulatory overhaul is both the best of bills and the worst of bills.
Fifty-four Texas credit unions will soon have a turnkey payday loan alternative product thanks to the National Credit Union Foundation's REAL Solutions program and the Texas Credit Union League.
The shaky timing behind the launch of a green cleaning business in North Carolina amid a stagnant economy serves as the backdrop of a new film conceived by the Latino Community Credit Union.
Mergers like the big First Tech-Addison Avenue combination seem certain to become more prevalent in the next 18 to 24 months, according to former NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar.
More than 30 credit union and CUSO representatives recently showed up for NACUSO's first regional meeting near Washington to talk shop about collaboration strategies to help fuel growth and sustainability.
Stan Abrams was named San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union interim president/CEO this month, replacing Joseph Schroeder, who is now president/CEO of the $483 million Ventura County Credit Union.
While Albert Gonzalez, the convicted ringleader of a major hacking operation that cost credit unions millions of dollars,
Washington State credit unions have scored a legislative victory in 2010 by winning the right to accept public funds starting in July of next year.
Though credit unions aren't directly involved in the health care debate, due to some parliamentary maneuvering they are likely to lose the ability to offer certain student loans.
To hear the lament of the Missouri Credit Union Association, it was a "bolt out of the blue" when the state highway agency last week notified 10 small credit unions that they must vacate their offices by Sept. 30.
A group of hardy North Carolina credit union executives and their families are doing their bit to support the troops this
Corporate One Federal Credit Union has begun offering investment products and other securities-related services from Pleasant Ridge, Mich.-based broker-dealer Multi-Bank Securities Inc.
Palmetto Cooperative Services LLC is now offering image return document printing solutions in response to the continued consolidation of Federal Reserve Bank services.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The NCUA Board issued three proposed regulations concerning board member indemnity and mutual savings bank conversions.
Seven months since its debut, the Filene Research Institute said its Debt in Focus software tool has helped nearly 120,000 consumers across North America measure their debts and improve their financial fitness.
Smaller credit unions can now free up some more staff time from ATM management, thanks to a new tool from Morphis, a software firm specializing in cash management.
Credit Union Times is very proud of its heritage and where it is going.
Stuart Perlitsh is wrong. He didn't face a Hobson's choice. He had plenty of other options rather than to file suit against the WesCorp directors.
What has more than 160 million legs and the power to change American culture? The baby boomers, that's who.
First Capital Federal Credit Union, York, Pa., announced the hiring of Stanley Moore as the vice president of information technology.
Power Financial Credit Union, Pembroke Pines, Fla., announced its sponsorship of the Wings Over Homestead Air Show.
Without a doubt, the most loyal members at USE Credit Union are those who have been around for decades and consider the cooperative not just their primary financial institution but the only one worthy of their business.
Times have changed. Credit unions have changed. And, of course, people working within the industry have changed.
As its former CEO, Gordon Dames took Mountain America Credit Union from a cooperative grappling with a $560,000 loss when he took the helm in 1991 to a $2.5 billion financial institution.
This is my 20th anniversary in the industry as well and it's not lost on me just how little I knew about credit unions that first morning at First Entertainment Credit Union
Richard Miles Johnson, who served as president/CEO of Western Corporate Federal Credit Union for 30 years until his 2002 retirement,
It's difficult to realize that 20 years have passed since my telephone rang and Mike Welch, who was about to launch a new publication called Credit Union Times, asked if I would serve as a correspondent.
Twenty years ago Marla Shepard was interviewed by Credit Union Times for an article (CU Times, May 7, 1990) on the challenges and struggles of female CEOs in the credit union industry.
In its first issue, Credit Union Times covered a conflict that resulted in the creation of two pillars of the credit union card world that are still around today.
While many aspects of the credit union business have changed since 1990, few have changed more than the placement, use and role of ATMs.
Prior to the early 1990s, the CUSO concept may have looked like this: a CEO of a small credit union picks up the phone to ask the CEO of a nearby, much larger peer for help with say, training.
Twenty years ago, in the Credit Union Times inaugural issue,
When thinking about college, education and financial aid over the past 20 years the first word that comes to mind is expensive.
CU Members Mortgage, Dallas, recognized five credit union partners for their achievements in their mortgage departments.
In 1990 John McKechnie was director of political action at CUNA. Today he is director of the NCUA's office of public and congressional affairs.