Alaska

  • Arrowhead Shrinks Loans 'Way Down,' Says Sharp

    As part of its cost-cutting over the last year, ailing Arrowhead Central Credit Union has cut its staff by a fifth to 400 and has shrunk its loan portfolio "way down" in three areas-autos, home equity and RVs, said Larry Sharp, president/CEO.

  • An Alaskan Story: Does the NCUA Protect the Status Quo?

    As a member and past chair of the board of directors of the $43 million ALPS Federal Credit Union in Sitka, Alaska, I would like to share with your readers an Alaskan story.

  • Bankruptcy Filings Up by Almost One Third

    The country's economic difficulties took an acute toll on individuals and businesses last year as the number of filings for bankruptcy rose by 31.9%, according to data released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

  • NCUA Names Whitehead to Region V, Issues Opinion on Mortgages

    Elizabeth Whitehead, the NCUA's associate regional director of programs in Region I, was named by the board to be the Director of Region V.

  • NCUA Changes Supervision for Alaska and California

    The winter is prime trading season for baseball teams and the NCUA has decided to get into the act as well.

  • NCUA Names Whitehead Region V Director

    Elizabeth Whitehead, the NCUA's associate regional director, programs in Region I, was named by the board today to be the Director of Region V.

  • Consumers Focus on Debt

    Consumers are choosing decreasing debt over putting away savings as their No. 1 priority for the new year, according to an online poll by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

  • CUNA Awards CUs

    CUNA has narrowed the field and selected its national 2009 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility and Louise Herring Philosophy in Action award winners.

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