Read about this week's credit union industry career moves.
Yesterday's staff wellness programs have transformed into today's health and wealth campaigns. HSA accounts and the correlation between health and finances keep credit unions relevant.
It was likely an anniversary that critics of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act weren’t celebrating.
This preview from our July 3 print edition takes a look at some industry anticipation of the Oct. 1 launch of health insurance exchanges.
Some dustups have taken place or are in the works that are affecting credit unions. It’s enough to clog your pores, so I’m going to just clean that up a little bit with an apricot scrub. (I’ll apply a light cleanser to that mixed metaphor while I’m at it.)
Purchase would mark fourth credit union takeover of bank in past year and a half.
As of June 30, New Mexico credit unions were thriving with a return on assets of 101 basis points, according to NCUA quarterly mapping data. That’s well above the national average of 0.86% ROA. However, the so-called fiscal cliff could curse profitability for credit unions in the Land of Enchantment.
While ROAA is well above national average, dependence on government jobs could make New Mexico and its credit unions vulnerable to fiscal cliff.
The World Council of Credit Unions has two new members: a cooperative holding company from Colombia and Moldova’s credit union trade association.
In addition to helping members become fiscally fit, 121 Financial Credit Union has partnered with WellCard Health to offer members discounted health services through its Benefits Plus program.