Bridgeport, Conn., with credit union help, wins $15,000 grant from U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Financial Reality Fairs debut in Caribbean nation with help from Connecticut volunteers.
Multimedia ventures include television, radio, newspaper and online outreach.
Employee empowerment is a term that many managers and organizations think they understand, but few actually do, and even fewer really put into practice.
The Credit Union League of Connecticut said 40 credit unions participated in its 2011 Sprint Discount Program, sharing savings of mor ethan $78,000.
Members serve as the conduit between the employees of the organization and any earnings potential that an organization may realize.
It is not news to us in the financial services industry that times are tough. Yields are low, margins are nonexistent and loan rates (if we can make loans at all) are at historic lows. Yet with these almost insurmountable challenges, we are expected to continue investing in our businesses...
It is not news to us in the financial services industry that times are tough. The troubling aspect about this, from my point of view, is our willingness to first seek out “fee” based solutions that directly come on the backs of our members.
The interchange fallout and the prospect of Connecticut credit unions cutting back staff if the Dodd-Frank delay bill fails to pass turned out to be topic No. 1 at the newly streamlined annual convention of the Credit Union League of Connecticut on Tuesday.
In compliance with NCUA's Jan. 27 rule on financial literacy for directors, state leagues are revving up their 2011 training and education programs.