I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
More than 4,500 people are expected to attend CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, which begins Sunday at The Washington Convention Center.
Even though the vast majority of credit unions never abused credit card holders the way many big bank issuers did,
Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III, the pilot who heroically landed a plane on the Hudson River, and political commentators Arianna Huffington and Mary Matalin are among the speakers at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference.
The Ohio Credit Union League is celebrating what it said was a record, fifth straight quarterly increase in credit union members. Roughly 10,000 Ohioans joined credit unions in the first three months of 2010, the league said.
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The $25 million dollar Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Manhattan, has doubled the number of new accounts it is opening, partly in response to the Huffington Post's high profile effort called Move Your Money.
In what is being described as a "disappointing" industry defeat, the New Mexico Senate Thursday killed a House-passed bill, which would have funneled some $5 billion in state funds into community banks and credit unions.
In a follow up to the "Move Your Money" campaign of New York pundit Arianna Huffington, New Mexico lawmakers may give credit unions and community banks a big boost when it comes to the deposit of public funds.
The House-passed, anti-big bank public funds bill geared to funnel $5 billion in state funds into credit unions and community banks cleared a new hurdle this week in the New Mexico Senate.