Pennsylvania's state treasurer visited a Wilkes-Barre credit union Tuesday to sing the praises of a payday lending alternative.
State association cites new acting secretary's service on CU credit committee while serving in the Air Force.
Taking part in a special “Student Lending Fair,” Pennsylvania credit unions will be showcasing to lawmakers and policymakers next week what they see as an enlarged role in student lending amidst the ongoing state budget cutbacks.
The major credit union trades, CUNA and NAFCU, along with state leagues are pushing an array of online messaging formats today in challenging the interchange fee cap.
Now that the Green Bay Packers have won the Super Bowl, Wisconsin credit unions are waiting for the sweet payoff--boxes of Hershey bars and other Pennsylvania goodies--after winning the friendly "wager" between league foundations.
There was more friendly credit union "wagering" Friday on the Pittsburgh Steelers-Green Bay Packers Super Bowl. But staffer at Pioneer CU of Green Bay declined to participate.
Super Bowl fever was getting a firm grip Thursday on credit union "wagering" across both Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Regulatory overreach, an unnecessary limit on credit unions' choices and possibly illegal. Those are among the critiques of the NCUA's proposed rule on corporate credit unions.
In Pennsylvania, the chasm between credit unions and small community banks looks to be getting smaller-at least where it comes to operations and training.
In an unusual move apparently reflecting the changing financial landscape, the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association said Friday it is teaming up with a community banker group to start joint training sessions this fall.