This online only article accompanies the comprehensive looks at the year gone by in the Dec. 21 Year-in-Review print edition of Credit Union Times.
Black Friday spending up 8.1% this year, CO-OP says.
With regulator encouragement, two more Las Vegas credit unions have opted for the merger route.
Greater financial education, a greater variety of loan products and different lending strategies have all been techniques credit unions have begun to use to help borrowers meet more stringent housing finance requirements, according to executives from credit unions and mortgage CUSOs.
Idaha banker, credit union CEOs disagree on business lending, tax exemption.
Short-term loans are in demand. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, payday lender and pawn shop share prices jumped in October. Some credit unions are taking this opportunity to provide similar products, but at a lower cost and with a different philosophy in mind. While payday lenders encourage...
One of the National Credit Union Foundation's more unusual grants this year went to the 28,000-member $201 million asset Carter Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Springhill, La. The foundation provided $25,000 for the credit union to produce financial education trailers that will run before movies at a film camp popular...
Payments, ATM and Shared Branching CUSO making it easier for CUs to save on debit programs.
Credit unions could make more loans if the Small Business Administration streamlines its loan approval and evaluation processes and Congress raises the cap on member business loans, Corning FCU President/CEO Gary Grinnell told a House panel.
Veteran credit union technologist and operations chief Rudy Pereira said he’s moving from one good place to another.