Suzi Williams remembers 30 years ago when a male client would come in for retirement advice and other long-term goals, and if married and his wife came in too, she would sit quietly.
An annual report prepared for Congress by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and released last month documented that credit unions have continued to sharpen their skills when it comes to managing and growing affinity card programs with colleges and universities.
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan credit unions score high in report to Congress from CFPB.
It’s rare that a novice credit union member signs up for his or her CU’s credit card right off the bat. The first account is usually a savings or share account, often followed by a checking account for the debit card. Sometimes if there is an indirect lending program, new...