Is Bank Transfer Day more hype than consumer revolution?
More people still likely to switch, experts say.
Reaction from around the industry has been highly mixed. In general, a great diversity of thinking exists across the industry as to what’s important and relevant. That’s good. In formulating your own opinions, there are several pieces to consider.
Credit unions by and large have been seen as the good guys in the ongoing housing finance crisis. In general, more conservative underwriting prevented most credit unions from making the mortgage loans that were most likely to wind up delinquent.
The Obama administration announced on Oct. 21 the nomination of Carla M. Decker, CEO of District Government Employees FCU, to replace NCUA Board Member Gigi Hyland, whose term has expired.
If more people transfer their accounts to credit unions because of Bank Transfer Day. it could be a mixed blessing for some credit unions. However, that’s a problem many credit unions would be glad to worry about.
This article will be among the news, features, analysis and insight filling the pages of the next print edition of Credit Union Times.
Northup headed the agency's lobbying and public relations during the first term of President George W. Bush.
Low interest rates and business lending caps would strain reinvestment but checking account fee income could rise.
Heading through the Beltway traffic on my way to the NCUA offices in Alexandria, Va., as the acting chairman of the agency on Sept. 11, 2001, I learned from radio reports that two of the World Trade Center towers had been hit by commercial jets–obviously no coincidence.