Mississippi reports about a dozen damaged credit union branches but set to re-open while Louisiana league officials out assessing.
Credit unions in northern Louisiana still open but report slow traffic.
Louisiana league says no reports yet of damage as offices closed until storm passes.
Storm following Katrina's path but not expected to be nearly as powerful.
Terri Fowlkes tells Louisiana League session that non-traditional mortgages are particularly important.
Michigan Credit Unions, Detroit, are hosting a 75-part marathon event to provide financial education services to the surrounding community. The weeklong initiative, known as Money Smart Week, was started at a kick-off breakfast held at
Regulators in Louisiana are about ready to conduct a more formal, second survey of financial conditions impacting credit unions as a result of the BP oil spill, the state's top examiner, Sidney Seymour, said Thursday.
Louisiana credit unions have added a third international partnership to their ranks, as Jefferson Financial Credit Union of Metairie, La., and Ghana's GESRO Co-operative Credit Union signed an agreement of mutual support in late June.
Interchange remains just as much a searing issue among Louisiana credit unions as elsewhere but "we are being respectful to our Congressional delegation" because of the BP oil spill, the Louisiana Credit Union League said Friday.
World Council of Credit Unions board director Anne Cochran has been named treasurer of the group, replacing Mark Bailey.