Credit Union Times Magazine May 14, 2014

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  • 5 Myths About Hispanic Consumers

    Every organization hoping to increase its reach with the Hispanic market must first understand its target. Five misconceptions held by business leaders today may be hindering progress for businesses, including credit unions, looking to serve Hispanics.

Letters to the editor

  • Defending Student Lending

    I read with deep concern your online story “Credit Unions Part of the CFPB's ITT Loan Complaint” (CU Times, May 1, 2014.) While Student Choice was not involved with this program in any manner, I was dismayed by the facts outlined in the complaint, as they are contrary to both...

  • A Big Thank You to OSCUI

    Wow, I would like to tell you that the comments I read in your April 16 issue on “Questioning Cost of Small Credit Union Initiatives” were not an echo of the frustration felt throughout our industry. But I hear that on a regular basis.

Briefs

  • Hampel Interim CEO at CUNA

    CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel becomes interim president/CEO of the trade organization on June 11.

  • Report Decries Front-Line Pay

    More than a third of front-line credit union and bank employees earn such low wages, they qualify for public assistance.

  • Wal-Mart Adds Auto Insurance

    Retail giant Wal-Mart is expanding its reach into the financial services arena by offering auto insurance.

  • Credit Unions Sign Venue Deals

    Credit unions in Washington, Wyoming and Michigan have announced partnership agreements that will provide them with branding and marketing opportunities at entertainment and sport venues in their communities.

  • House Passes Reg Relief

    The House on May 6 passed three regulatory relief bills affecting credit unions.

People

  • People

    The $184 million First Financial Federal Credit Union in Wall, N.J., hired Thomas Coleman as lending manager at its corporate headquarters. Coleman has more than 20 years of consumer loan underwriting experience, including as vice president of Customers Bank in Langhorne, Pa., and at Credit Union of New Jersey in...

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