Credit unions with branches on college campuses are in a unique position to attract new Gen Y members. But proximity alone doesn't guarantee a relationship. Getting students through the door takes ingenuity-and is not without challenges.
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney came to head up the largest national credit union trade association during a period of great tumult.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The NCUA has given all corporates new examiners, made more use of outside experts and begun to hire payment system specialists.
The industry wrangling over how to deal with the fallout from corporate restructuring and options on provider servicing continued last week, with at least one fresh discussion of merger negotiations.
Records from BDO Seidman, the auditor of U.S. Central Federal Credit Union, have been subpoenaed by Corporate America Credit Union in its suit against the directors and officers of the corporate.
With voting set to start this week, CUNA members representing a group of the smallest credit unions will be facing a contested election for one of the seats on the CUNA board of directors.
A federal judge has dismissed MShift Inc.'s mobile banking patent infringement lawsuit against Intuit Financial Services and a Louisiana bank.
Credit unions and other interested parties have 60 days to comment on proposed rules issued by the Federal Reserve aimed at ensuring that appraisers make decisions without the influence of those who could derive financial benefits from those decisions.
The strain of staying ahead of managing capital and net worth ratios has left some credit unions looking at the bottom of the barrel for more solutions as the year comes to an end.
The question of whether a CUSO can act as a loan broker for loans used to finance the purchase of New York City taxi medallions was recently addressed by the NCUA.
The number of suspicious activity reports that involve identity theft increased by 123% between 2004 and 2009, according to a report issued by the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
S. Denise Hendricks, who has worked on equal opportunity issues for the Defense Department, has been named the NCUA's director of equal opportunity.
Credit union employees wanting details on the NCUA's new rules on short-term payday loan alternatives can consult the regulatory alert issued by the agency.
Nader Moghaddam, president/CEO of the $710 million Financial Partners Credit Union has a message about all that California gloom and doom: Credit Unions are overcoming the challenges and have become creative managers.
Environmental professionals who specialize in helping consumers improve their homes' energy efficiency say credit unions have an opportunity to step into a growing market in green finance.
Vantage Credit Union has made it easier for members to manage their money with the launch of My$Manager, a new personal financial management tool.
The top seats on the CUNA Technology Council will remain in the same hands for the next year.
AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union has unveiled a free discount program with an eye on helping consumers reduce their health care costs.
Despite an overall decrease of $200 billion in certificate of deposit balances in the first half of this year, those that have $100,000 or more with terms over one year are growing.
It's official. People's Trust Federal Credit Union has trademarked the term "CoinSmart" to describe its coinless system of banking at the Houston Center and Galleria branches.
More than 90 financial institutions were represented by the 200 attendees who attended Akcelerant's recent 2010 Customer Conference at the Penn State Great Valley Conference Center near its headquarters in Malvern, Pa.
Keith Bennett and his team knew something had to change when their security information event management appliance would time out before running a requested report.
The ZashPay person-to-person payment solution has been put into play by a small Colorado credit union, which said it may be the first in the state to offer the service to its members.
Aithent Inc. has introduced an on-demand version of its monitoring and case management solution that the company claims can reduce the complexity of complying with the Bank Security Act and antimoney laundering rules while cutting the costs.
A Michigan credit union is the first to offer its members mobile banking through a partnership with Card Services for Credit Unions and MShift Inc.
An e-statement enrollment contest held by a Michigan-based core processing CUSO resulted in more than 9,000 new users at 60 participating credit unions.
Equipping financial institutions to fight cybercrime will be the focus of a conference set for Nov. 4-5 at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel & Conference Center in Portsmouth, N.H.
Three more credit unions have committed to the DNA-sme core processing platform from Open Solutions.
Social networking joins financial education with transactional power behind it at the new website for Smart Financial Credit Union in Houston.
Social media sites and universities are increasingly being targeted by phishing attacks, but the cyber fraudsters haven't given up on banks or credit unions either, according to a new report.
Fiserv Inc. said it will be converting Kern Schools Federal Credit Union to its XP2 core processing platform in February.
I hate being cold, and if it's below 70 degrees-OK 75-I'm cold. However, cooler weather for many parts of the United States also means it's time for International Credit Union Day.
In recent months several notable credit union industry conference speakers have suggested that a credit union's board of directors should be as diverse as the membership-delivering a backhanded criticism of currently seated boards of directors.
LAS VEGAS -- More than 35 customers on three continents have contracted with S1 Corp. to use its mobile banking application, according to the Atlanta-based e-commerce specialist.
LAS VEGAS -- Just like bass fishing, where it's said 10% of the fishermen catch 90% of the fish, typically only relatively few of a bank's customers or a credit union's members are truly profitable.
LAS VEGAS -- Fifth Third Bank's cool new ad campaign had gone viral, generating hundreds of thousands of views across the country by people amused by the antics of Kyle the clueless college kid.
I'm in shock. On our youngest daughter's birthday next month, my wife and I will officially have two teenage daughters in our house. That's right, a house full of teenage girls.
Only two financial institutions are left on the planet: one bank and your credit union. You are surrounded by nothing but Gen Yers, aged 14-34.
Commissioned by more than 200 financial institution clients of the Raddon Financial Group, a syndicated research study explored consumer demand for and usage of financial products and delivery channels.
The WEOKIE Credit Union Foundation recently brought its Money Talks financial education program to three Oklahoma high schools.
Woodstone Credit Union of Federal Way, Wash., received an honorable mention from the Washington Credit Union League for its teen financial literacy program at the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Awards.
Communicating Arts Credit Union of Detroit, Mich., increased its paid summer internships to students this year despite the current economic environment.
Grow Financial FCU's student microsite has brought the Tampa, Fla.-based credit union new business-as well as some industry accolades.
Patriot Federal Credit Union, Chambersburg, Pa., announced the hiring of Brad Warner as chief financial officer.
Credit Union of Georgia, Woodstock, Ga., sponsored the Kennesaw State University National Collegiate Golf Championship at The Golf Club at Bradshaw Farm last month.
Affinity Federal Credit Union, Basking Ridge, N.J., presented one high school senior, Omar Ali, with the Richard A. Romano Scholarship, and three high school seniors, Yohan Perera, Anneliese Janssen and Jasmine Haugh, with the Affinity Scholarship.