Kinect for Xbox 360, a controller-free, $150 gaming device that allows users to operate their Xbox consoles solely through bodily gestures and voice commands, has made a splash among video game and electronics enthusiasts. But is there a practical application for Kinect outside the gaming world–say, in credit union branches?...
With credit unions and banks vying to be consumers' primary financial institution, how does the branch factor in?
NEW ORLEANS -- Many financial institutions are cutting back on branch hours and other services to save on expenses.
NEW ORLEANS - Credit unions are experimenting with leasing small spaces for mini-branches, rather than buying or constructing larger locations.
If everything goes according to plan, the East River Development Alliance, a community development organization headquartered in Long Island City, N.Y., will open the first minority-owned credit union in the New York City borough of Queens this April.
The most striking thing a visitor notices about New York City's Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union is how much it feels like Jimmy Stewart's Bailey Building and Loan in Frank Capra's classic film "It's a Wonderful Life."