The spate of Southeast bank failures is providing some extra bargains for credit unions that are able to acquire abandoned bank branches and other property.
Good deals for branches, land and more are there for the waiting as banks fail, the incoming chairman of the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates said.
Advantis Credit Union, Portland, Ore., helped address the Portland area's need for nonperishable, high-protein foods for hungry families and children. The credit union raised $7,300 in cash contributions and encouraged
Houston credit unions, eying a need to recharge the league chapter system in Texas and perhaps elsewhere, are ramping up a low-cost e-mail and viral ad campaign this fall to expand industry awareness and advocacy on a broad scale.
Armed with a ramped up e-mail program, a website and viral TV spots, Houston credit unions are bent on enlarging their awareness profile this fall.
World Council of Credit Unions is taking its conference fundraising auction online.
Recently, an article in Credit Union Times discussed a survey conducted by CUNA that showed a large number of credit unions are dissatisfied with their current auto remarketing results.