Better savings and loans rates, no-fee checking in lower-income areas made difference, WIsconsin leagues says in Scorecard report.
Throughout history, credit unions have attracted the most members and achieved the most member loyalty when economic times have been toughest.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin was recently honored by members of the Madison Area Chapter of the Wisconsin Credit Union League for his efforts to drum up mayoral support for credit union member business lending legislation.
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.