Turned down by three banks, Alpha Energy and Electric Inc. caught a break with Mazuma Credit Union and is tasting sweet revenge these days.
Never compromise or settle when it comes to talent decisions, advises Mark Meyer, CEO of Filene Research Institute.
Succession planning means more than just having a set of instructions in place for your board to follow in case you unexpectedly die, according a panel of CEOs that participated in a Not For CEOs discussion held at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference.
Here's an audio-visual roundup of some of the best speakers and ideas shared at the CU Water Cooler Symposium held Oct. 4-5 in Nashville, Tenn.
The $476 million, 52,500 member Mazuma Credit Union raised $2,700 during its fourth annual Homes for Our Troops BBQ Cook Off on May 18 at the credit union’s main office in Kansas City, Mo.
Credit unions smashed through a previous record in the first-quarter 2012 when they originated 8% of all mortgages made in the U.S. Now there are signs that their success represents more of a sustainable trend than a mere statistical anomaly.
Promotions, hirings, retirements.
Thanks to financing from Mazuma Credit Union, American Performance Technologies, a manufacturer of small engines, will expand its facility and create 88 new jobs in the Kansas City metro area.
Short-term loans are in demand. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, payday lender and pawn shop share prices jumped in October. Some credit unions are taking this opportunity to provide similar products, but at a lower cost and with a different philosophy in mind. While payday lenders encourage...