More than a week after President Obama was given another opportunity to lead the country, most pundits agree that how voters in states like Michigan and Ohio felt about the federal bailout of the auto industry played a huge role in the campaign’s outcome.
The $3 billion Catalyst Corporate FCU announced Oct. 29 the completion of its purchase and assumption of the Phoenix-based First Corporate Credit Union, a so-called pass-through corporate that struggled to gain enough scale to replace services provided by U.S. Central FCU.
Forty two of the 48 former FirstCorp members elected to stick with Catalyst, a number the Plano, Texas-based corporate said exceeded the expectations.
For many credit unions, the first 90 days after a new member signs on can be a critical gauge on whether a relationship can be nurtured and sustained for the long term.
An in-depth look at what has become of all those new members after last fall's big surge.
A look at what has become of all those new members after last fall's big surge. A preview from next week's print edition.
Credit union CEO says low rates continue to tighten interest income spread while industry remains "averse" to boosting fee income.
Economy created jobs in August, but not enough, analyst says.
Continuing a year-long trend, sales of new cars and trucks showed a strong rebound in August.
Unstable home values, job insecurity and volatile stock market fears may be more of a concern for some members than what the rates are at their credit unions.