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  • Flood-Prone Mississippi CUs Doing Right Thing, Says Regulator

    Mississippi credit unions in the flood zones appear to be “taking the right cautionary steps” to prepare for potential damage, but the big worry will be loan requests from members suffering financial losses, and that could come a month later or sooner, the state’s top CU regulator said Thursday.

  • Tranformational Governance Includes IT Vision, Grasp

    Last week I attended a governance conference in New York City. The primary focus of the meeting was education of directors who serve members and other important stakeholders. The real challenge that CEOs and boards face, is to learn as fast as the world is changing. This implies a commitment...

  • Alabama CUs Suffer Worst in Tornado Destruction

    Damage, power outages force closures across the hard-hit state.

  • Arkansas CUs OK Following Monday Storms

    Killer tornadoes in Arkansas on Monday for the most part spared the state's credit unions.

  • Corporate's December Report Inflates Inflation Worries

    The stark words jumped off the page of the report. "Consumer inflation rose 0.5% in December, the highest monthly gain since June 2009," according to an advisory prepared by Brian Turner of Southwest Corporate Investment Services in Plano, Texas.

  • Branching

    Altura Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., this month closed its branch office at E. Florida Ave. in Hemet, Calif., and merging it with its second Hemet branch office at 320 S. Sanderson

  • CFE FCU Goes Virtual by Shunning the PC Network

    Kevin Wright and his staff at the $1.3 billion CFE Federal Credit Union really went to school on their traditional PC network when it was time to cycle out the old and bring in the new.

  • The Movement to Buy Local Is a CU Opportunity

    There is a trend in the US-one that seems like a custom-fit opportunity for credit unions, yet one that most credit unions are missing. It's called localization or buy local.

  • Buy Local-At Your Credit Union

    Peter Barnard, a partner with 320 Market, LLC, discusses the buy local movement happening across the country and how credit unions fit in.

  • Mission Statement Is Wellspring for Continuity

    I have the privilege of helping credit unions with their business continuity planning, doing plan reviews, facilitating exercises, conducting business impact analyses, rewriting plans and educating staff and boards.

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