Credit unions of many different asset sizes have been proving they can market and manage credit card programs successfully.
Credit Union Times is rolling out the red carpet to spotlight influential, forward-thinking women reshaping the future of the credit union community.
“We see this merger as a model for the future of strong, viable corporate credit unions,” said Brad Miller, CEO of Tallahassee, Fla.-based Southeast Corporate, in announcing the decision of his corporate to pursue a merger with Columbus, Ohio, based Corporate One.
When it comes to writing the ideal manual on a successful credit union, Mina Worthington and Paul Regimbal of Yakima, Wash. hope they get to be principal authors.
CUNA is calling on the NCUA to withdraw or substantially revise its proposal that includes new monitoring rules for CUSOs.
When Tracey West learned that her 14-year old car would need thousands of dollars in repairs, she knew the time had come to part ways.
The latest CUES Executive Compensation Survey indicates an upswing in CU executive pay this year. And as credit union board chairmen and one compensation consulting firm explain, the compensation determination process has become more complex and varies from credit union to credit union.
NCUA Board Member Gigi Hyland doesn’t have to order a moving van any time soon. Even though her term on the board expired on Aug. 2, President Obama hasn’t nominated anyone to succeed her.
Under new rules, nearly 300 credit unions have been told by the Central Bank of Ireland to limit the amount of loans they distribute each month.
For the third week in a row, Northeast credit unions were doing the disaster drill, coping with flooded property, providing special loan deals to stricken members, aiding their own employees and assessing potential mortgage losses on portfolios.
A new white paper offered by Card Services for Credit Unions urges CUs to review the way they process debit and credit card transactions with an eye toward both reducing costs on the debit side and increasing revenue on the credit side.
"Among nonmembers, awareness has always been low. We were disappointed it fell.” Those were the words of Jon Haller, CUNA director of corporate and market research, when discussing the results of two new CUNA reports.
Our nation’s credit unions are fundamental to the success of the communities and small businesses that built our country and made it the greatest in the world.
You will undoubtedly be reading a lot over the next few months about 12 members of Congress who wield extraordinary power over the future of hundreds of federal programs and tax expenditures.
Recent developments at the federal and state levels, compounded by the nation’s continuing economic doldrums, have forced our financial institutions to examine the array of products offered and seek new and increased revenue.
Some state-chartered credit unions have been told by the Internal Revenue Service that they are no longer tax exempt because the IRS hadn’t received their 990 forms.
A new card from Fifth Third Bank promises to make the often routine cashier question “debit or credit?” a lot more important for consumers who hold them. And it brings the bank a strategy for getting around at least some of the Durbin amendment’s interchange cap.
Who doesn’t want more money in their pockets? In early 2011, ABNB Federal Credit Union made a commitment to help members save money.
Leominster Credit Union is looking to put the fun back in financial education efforts.
There’s a new leader at Bronco Federal Credit Union.
In addition to helping members become fiscally fit, 121 Financial Credit Union has partnered with WellCard Health to offer members discounted health services through its Benefits Plus program.
Credit unions’ financial education efforts are making a difference and the National Credit Union Foundation is sharing that information state-by-state.
This is a prediction you can take to the credit union. During the presidential campaign there are some phrases you won’t hear. “The government isn’t spending enough money.” “China doesn’t own enough of U.S. assets.” And “One of my top priorities is to raise the cap on credit union member...
Credit unions are constantly looking for new, more efficient and effective ways to better connect with members.
In a new branding pitch aimed at a youthful demographic, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions has launched a $1.3 million TV, radio and viral co-op campaign with a switch message.
It’s pretty obvious that the next generation of leaders is ready to learn, grow, network and challenge the status quo in preparation to take the reins.
Standing in his signature jeans, T-shirt and sneakers, amid a sea of suits at a college career event, James Robert Lay quickly draws a crowd of students interested in working with him.
Looking to attract Gen Y as members? It might be time to turn your attention inward and focus on hiring them first.
When the oldest members of Generation Y, born roughly in the 1980s, began graduating from college, a collective groan was heard on investment desks throughout Wall Street.
When she couldn’t figure out a way to make a living in theater, Lourdes Cortez, knew pretty early on she wanted to be able to make a difference in people’s lives.
"The Communicator" could easily be a code name for Teresa Freeborn, president/CEO of El Segundo, Calif.-based Xceed Financial Credit Union.
Jessica Herishko has a long list of goals, and it’s likely the people who know her would bet she’ll achieve them.
For Steph Sherrodd, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, the two words “why not” have helped shape her life and career.
Tamara Vrooman certainly wasn’t desperate for a job. After all, as British Columbia’s deputy minister of finance, she directed $100 billion a year in borrowing and cash requirements and helped prepare a $36 billion fiscal plan.
M&F Worldwide Corp. said today its board has approved merging with MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, financier Ronald Perelman’s investment firm which already owned 43% of M&F Holding’s publicly traded stock.
The 549,000 members of the $5.1 billion America First Credit Union in Riverdale, Utah, are now being offered new mobile banking options.
Integrated teller capture and item processing have been deployed at the $50 million Hawaii Pacific Federal Credit Union in Honolulu.
A new account opening and loan origination platform from MeridianLink Inc. of Costa Mesa, Calif., will be deployed at the $966 million Elevations CU in Boulder, Colo., the company and credit union said.
Four more credit unions have contracted to use the personal financial management and integrated online marketing solutions from Geezeo, the company said.
A website that offers best practices for identity theft prevention and services for consumers and businesses has been launched by the Consumer Federation of America.