This opinion piece will be among the news, features, analysis and insight filling the pages of the next print edition of Credit Union Times.
Forget the debate over whether or not a credit union should keep offering free checking accounts, there are signs credit unions may eventually have to decide whether or not to charge their members fees for holding deposits.
After consistently beating out large banks in customer online banking satisfaction, credit unions are lagging behind them for the first time.
As interest rates have dipped and more CUs have opted to sell their mortgages onto the secondary market, they have faced a dilemma: will they or won't they sell the servicing rights?
Does the latest chapter in a three-year old legal case involving the terminated executive of an insurance CUSO and Texans Credit Union hinge on semantics?
Using lotteries or sweepstakes to encourage savings deposits, helping members who don't save automate their savings efforts and including all the expenses of owning a car