It's all about disclosure. I’ve been covering the credit union community for 14 years and had no idea some volunteer directors are paid.
Credit Union Times hosted our second Not for CEOs live stream of 2013 June 20 on a topic we all love to hate: annual performance reviews. Our goal was to change that image and focus on what they can be good for. What can managers and employees take away from...
We managers are supposed to have all the answers, but it’s best to learn about yourself and your business by listening to your people.
You can regulate the money out of the business, but you can’t regulate the personal responsibility out of the consumer. No matter what Washington does to keep credit unions and other lenders from taking advantage of the less well-educated, the desperate and the elderly, ultimately consumers have to take responsibility...
Consumer advocate's push against credit union short-term lenders hurting those they think they're protecting.
Much fanfare has been made over credit unions’ member growth resurgence over the past 18 months. It’s been wonderful to witness, and with the hard work of the entire credit union community, it can continue in perpetuity.
A lot of sunshine and just a few dark clouds set a pretty good scene for the credit union industry.
The NCUA’s recent proposal that credit unions pay the federal regulator a fee to oversee the derivatives program has raised complaints among credit unions. NAFCU immediately fired off a statement supporting credit unions’ entry into derivatives, but blasting the fee as setting bad precedent because the $250 million threshold would...
NCUA's proposed rule about charging a fee for derivatives program is actually innovative.
Last week Credit Union Times, via CUTimes.com, broke the story that former Oregon Senator Rick Metsger was going to the be the White House’s nominee to fill the vacant seat on the NCUA Board, later confirmed by the administration.