Financial Literacy Week is off to a great start and has helped build some awareness of credit unions.
A program developed by the Filene Institute's i3 initiative has won a $300,000 grant from the Center for Financial Services Innovation to roll out a program that will reward CU members who have low FICO scores for making loan payments on time.
A Filene Research Institute program designed to help consumers develop healthy financial habits has won a $300,000 grant from the Center For Financial Services Innovation.
Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Michael Barr will become a Filene Research Fellow to conduct research on financial services issues in conjunction with the Filene Research Institute.
Not only was October Co-op Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but credit unions around the world found creative ways to celebrate International Credit Union Day on Oct. 21.
This year's International Credit Union Day webcast co-sponsored by U.S. Credit Union Development Educators and World Council of Credit Unions will focus on the constant support credit unions provide.
CUNA Mutual Group Ireland hosted 50 credit union managers and directors, as well as Ireland's credit union regulator, legislators and industry trade organizations, during a "Future of Finance" conference in Dublin, Ireland.
A recent Filene Research Institute survey sponsored by CUES reveals that when it comes to credit union board governance it's a work in progress that needs to be addressed today not tomorrow.
The Filene Research Institute recently named Elevations Credit Union President/CEO Gerry Agnes to serve on its research council.
I haven't slept well since September 2008. Around the time the financial crisis began, the Filene Research Institute was holding its annual Big Bright Minds meeting in Portland, Ore.