Credit Union Times Magazine November 16, 2011

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  • Now 30 Years In, Software Sellers Rejoin the Fray Together Again

    Having failed at retirement, John Landis figured he might as well engage again in what he calls the “intellectual challenge” of creating, selling and supporting a new core processing system for credit unions.

  • oFlows Goes to Andera

    oFlows Inc., a San Francisco-based provider of paperless origination solutions for credit unions and banks, has been sold to online account opening pioneer Andera Inc. of Providence, R.I.

  • New Online Banking At Xceed Financial

    A new online banking presence is now in place at Xceed Financial Credit Union after the El Segundo, Calif., completed what it called its “Extreme Makeover: Online Banking Edition.”

  • Stanford FCU Upgrades Core Processing

    Stanford Federal Credit Union is replacing its 12-year-old core processing system from Open Solutions Inc. with the company’s flagship DNA solution, the company and credit union said.

  • JHA Adds 20 to Payment Processing Client List

    Twenty credit unions have joined the JHA Payment Processing Solutions client list in the recently ended fiscal year at Jack Henry & Associates, the company said.

  • DocuSign Crosses 200 Credit Unions Mark

    More than 200 credit unions are now expediting account openings and loan closings with electronic signature software from Seattle-based DocuSign, the company said.

  • Harland Launches New P2P

    Harland Financial Solutions and Harland Clarke have launched a new person-to-person payments solution targeted to their client base of more than 11,000 banks, credit unions and other financial services.

  • Geezeo Goes to GCS in Granite City

    The 39,000 members of the $298 million GCS Federal Credit Union in Granite City, Ill., will be offered the online personal financial management tools from Geezeo, the company and credit union said.

  • E-Statements at North Shore FCU

    A new e-statement module is saving the $116 million North Shore Federal Credit Union in Grand Marais, Minn., about $900 a month, said the credit union’s online banking vendor, AgilityFour of Dandridge, Tenn.

  • Attacks Soar as Avalanche Gang Returns

    Phishing attacks have soared as a result of the re-emergence of the Avalanche gang , according to Internet Identity, a Tacoma, Wash.-based Internet security specialist.

Letters to the editor


  • Guest Opinion: Understanding Financials Is a Boardroom Essential

    The NCUA’s financial literacy regulation for board members seeks to ensure that those delegated to carry out the operations of the credit union have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience. In addition, directors must understand essential accounting principles and correctly interpret their credit union’s balance sheets and income statements. These...

  • Marx on Capitol: Decker Hearing Will Be Tame

    Carla Decker can thank James Madison. When she raises her right hand this week before her confirmation hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, she will continue a tradition that dates back to the 18th century.

  • Guest Opinion: Changing the Unengaged Member

    There’s a special kind of member we’ve heard a lot about recently. They’re the types who come in for a car loan or a credit card or, more recently, move their money from a big bank to a credit union. And after that initial transaction, they go quiet.

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