Weak savings growth and increased loan activity is raising rates, but is the payout worth it?
Rates down slightly from last year at this time overall, says newest GoBankingRates.com survey.
Two credit unions currently offering jumbo mortgage loans said they will still provide them, despite large banks in their markets beginning to aggressively price similar offerings.
One credit union cuts rates to compete, another explains why not.
Spring fever is in the air. Or hay fever. Some kind of fever has policy makers in Washington not thinking very clearly.
In a letter to the co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney wrote that if credit unions lose their tax-exempt status, consumers will pay the price.
The $7.3 billion Alliant Credit Union, headquartered in Chicago, is merging with the troubled $157 million Continental Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Tempe.
Many bank card issuers have abandoned practices viewed as unfriendly to consumers, according to a consumer watchdog group that has long been critical of card issuing practices.
Through a number of free, promotional materials, Beyond Marketing LLC has launched a web site to help credit unions change misunderstandings about membership eligibility.