Paul Hazen has been named executive director of the U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council, moving over from the National Cooperative Business Association.
Even though the economy is technically in a recovery, consumers say they will be cautious in their holiday spending.
Financial literacy provider branches out into gambling, charitable giving and bankruptcy with new curriculum.
Free program gaining in popularity.
A website that offers best practices for identity theft prevention and services for consumers and businesses has been launched by the Consumer Federation of America.
Best practices aimed at helping consumers protect themselves from identity theft and when choosing services.
It looks to be another big year for the “dump your bank” marketing campaigns that were fired up by credit unions in 2010 as media coverage mounted on the woes of big banks.
The $1 billion Gesa Credit Union has no problem with the widening industry campaigns of bank-bashing.
Illinois credit unions have joined banks and one of the state’s financial regulators to help working families save more.
Educating consumers about the dangers of fake checks is the goal of a joint credit union-bank effort now under way in New York.