Credit Union Times Magazine September 19, 2012

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Editor-in-Chief's Column

People Feature

On-Site Conference Coverage

  • All Eyes on Partisan Politics at NAFCU Caucus

    WASHINGON — Election year partisanship and controversy largely elbowed credit union topics off the agenda on the first day of NAFCU's 2012 Congressional Caucus. The annual event began Sept. 12, right at the beginning of a short congressional session before legislators head home to campaign for the November elections.

  • Matz Announces Low-Income Initiative for State CUs

    DENVER — The NCUA’s opt-in process for low income credit union designation may expand to include state-chartered credit unions, NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz announced last week during her keynote speech at the 2012 NASCUS Summit. The agency hopes to put the program into play later this month by working with...

  • Jeff Post Sees Continued High Unemployment

    DENVER — Regardless of which party wins the White House and control of Congress, 8% unemployment may be something we’ll have to live with, CUNA Mutual CEO Jeff Post told his general session audience last week during the 2012 NASCUS Summit here.


News Briefs

  • Toronto CU Names Senechal CEO

    DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Ltd. announced that Richard Senechal has been appointed president/CEO.

  • Google Kills Prepaid Card

    Saying that the prepaid card it once built its Wallet around had become obsolete, Google has moved to kill that payment option, effective Oct. 17, according to an announcement emailed to users and also posted on a Google blog.

  • Atlantic Financial FCU Adds a SEG

    Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union now offers membership to employees of Transamerica Life & Protection. As a select employee group, Transamerica will offer AFFCU membership as part of its benefits package.

  • CBC FCU Names Miller New CEO

    The board of directors of CBC Federal Credit Union recently appointed Patrick Miller as its new president/CEO. Miller brings more than 22 years of financial industry experience, including sales, marketing, compliance and operations. Most recently, he was vice president, branch operations for Navy Federal Credit Union.

  • POPA FCU Picks Bartus

    POPA Federal Credit Union, Cerritos, Calif., has named Raymond Bartus its next CEO. Bartus had served as the credit union’s interim CEO.

  • Interchange Legal Action Is Likely

    A retail group which was not a party to the original anti-trust fight between retailers and major card brands and card issuers over credit card interchange said it is moving closer to taking legal action to try and block a settlement in that case.

Letters to the editor

  • Letter: Mortgage Growth Timing Is Now

    Kudos to Callahan & Associates for acknowledging credit unions’ first-quarter record 8% U.S. mortgage market share and challenging the industry to increase that share even more, as outlined in the page 3 article in the Aug. 15 issue, “Leaders Call for a Push For More CU Market Share.”


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