Association of leagues bestows Eagle Award for Thompson’s advocacy work in the Wisconsin state capitol in Madison and in the U.S. Congress.
Wisconsin league says Mayor Paul Soglin convinced a bipartisan group of 187 mayors nationwide to pass a resolution in support of the bill.
Over the past week or so, the word “billion” has come up several times in industry talk on member business lending. The first billion–make that nearly $12 billion–is the record number of member business loans that credit unions funded in 2011, setting a new record high based on fourth-quarter data from...
Brett Thompson opines in Milwaukee Biz Blog.
Credit unions in Wisconsin may soon be able to double their financial support for charitable and community organizations.
Measure increases credit unions’ charitable giving limit, set in 1971 at one half of 1%, to a full 1% of regular reserves.
Partnership with CUSOs includes shared branching, ATM network.
In the four weeks leading up to today, Wisconsin credit unions have added nearly 14,700 new members and $102 million in new deposits.
The Wisconsin Credit Union League continues to criticize the banking industry’s use of the Small Business Lending Fund for what it claims is misuse.
The Wisconsin Bankers Association says most of the state’s credit unions are not near their respective member business lending caps.