Ten Guatemalan credit union professionals arrived in the United States last month to begin the first phase of a month-long internship program with credit unions in California and Iowa.
Financial experts and policy advisers serving nine European Union countries visited Clackamas Federal Credit Union as part of a multicity fact finding tour of U.S. financial markets. The delegation wanted to explore the differences between banks and credit unions and how credit unions navigated the global financial crisis.
“What gets measured, will get done” is a motto that has well served Jan Roche, president/CEO of State Department Federal Credit Union in Alexandria, Va.
Fed vote on interchange today kicks wait-and-see into high gear for credit unions.
The interchange cap, loan demand, compliance burdens and corporate pricing are all figuring in the early discussion of those newly named Federal Reserve panels composed of bank and credit union CEOs.
Underscoring a policy aimed at reaching out to small community banks and credit unions, the Federal Reserve Board and its district banks last week began completing a series of high-level CEO appointments to its new advisory panels.
Credit Union Times ON AIR this week featured a variety of issues affecting credit union volunteers from education to volunteer/CEO relations to paying "volunteers."