Report author says the "big banks are sitting on their assets."
When Bank of America announced a monthly $5 debit card fee would take effect in 2012, questions about the potential backlash ran through my head. Would consumers put up with this? Would the bank cancel the fee to combat lost business? How angry would the fee make Gen Y?
McGraw-Hill FCU goes after banks by name.
If a new report is any indication, online banking adoption appears to have reached its limit.
Groupon, Mint, Netflix, Starbucks failed test; Bank of America, CitiBank, USAA and Wells Fargo passed.
As is the case in many other states, small businesses continue to feel the freeze in New Jersey as their lines of credit and credit card balances have been slashed despite their ability to meet their obligations.
Notwithstanding the exit by big banks, Arizona's largest credit union, the $2.8 billion Desert Schools Federal of Phoenix, remains in the industry mainstream where it comes to free checking services with 62% of its members in the mix.
By the end of 2010, the banking industry is expected to have earned $35.4 billion in overdraft fee revenue, down from $37.1 billion in 2009 and on track with 2008, according to a recent Moebs Services study.
There is a trend in the US-one that seems like a custom-fit opportunity for credit unions, yet one that most credit unions are missing. It's called localization or buy local.
Peter Barnard, a partner with 320 Market, LLC, discusses the buy local movement happening across the country and how credit unions fit in.