Credit Union Times Magazine September-22, 2010

Front Page News


News Briefs

  • Tenet FCU Goes With Mass. Service Bureau

    Tenet Federal Credit Union of Anaheim, Calif., said it is now running its core processing operations through the Waltham, Mass., service bureau operated by Credit Union On-Line Inc.

  • Red River CU Lauded

    Red River Credit Union has the distinction of being the only credit union selected as one of The Principal's "10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security."

  • IMM Expands Its iPad Offerings

    Branded iPad applications for document processing, signature capture and online enrollment have been rolled out by Integrated Media Management.

  • Green Car Discount Comes to First Tech

    Members of the $2.2 billion First Tech Credit Union will have access to a quarter-point annual percentage rate reduction for green car financing through an alliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Boosting Engagement

    Boosting knowledge and productivity and employee and volunteer engagement is the focus of this year's CUNA Experience Living Live! conference, to be held Oct. 21?23 in San Diego.

  • Online Discovery Conference

    For the first time ever, CUNA Mutual Group said it will offer its Discovery Conference online.

  • Mission FCU Promotes Financial Literacy at Local Middle School

    Mission Federal Credit Union and the San Diego Chargers have joined forces to score a few financial fitness touchdowns for Nativity Prep Academy.

  • Harborstone CU Is Honored by Air Force

    For its commitment to military personnel and their families, the United States Air Force has awarded its 2010 Air Force Credit Union of the Year honor to Harborstone Credit Union.


Tech Bytes

  • Columbus Credit Union Boosts Business by Reaching Out to Retailers

    A central Ohio credit union said it has increased its retail lending eightfold by automating the process of financing everything from new roofs to Oriental rugs.

  • Texas CU Offers iPhone App

    UNITED SA Federal Credit Union in San Antonio has launched its own mobile banking application for the iPhone and iPod touch users among its 28,000 members.

  • UMassFive Contracts for Phone Pay

    The 25,000 members of UMassFive College Federal Credit Union can now pay loans in real time through their credit union's new arrangement with ACH Federal's pay-by-phone

  • CPI Provider Enhances Symitar Integration

    State National Companies said it has expanded the integration of its collateral protection insurance software with the Symitar Episys platform as it enters into its third year as a member of

  • Processor Touts Win

    An Ohio-based specialist in core processing for small credit unions said it is making a significant move into the Chicago

  • Warning on Scam Calls

    A suburban Chicago credit union is warning its members about fraudulent, recorded phone calls aimed at obtaining account information.

Editor-in-Chief's Column



  • People

    Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union, Aberdeen, Md., announced that Carole Fraser, APGFCU's assistant manager of support services, has been awarded the designation of certified individual retirement account professional,


Letters to the editor

  • CLF Can Help CUs Build Capital

    As one of many credit unions struggling to grow with the ball and chain of limited capital shackled to our ankles, seeing the debate over alternative capital for credit unions is an exercise

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