I read with great interest Edward Speed’s Guest Opinion [July 18 issue, page 12]. I appreciate Speed sharing his thoughts about regulators, trade associations, CUSOs and business lending. We need to dialog about the issues we face so that collectively we can make the right decisions.
For some credit unions, being able to get in a car and drive to a piece of commercial real estate that a member is trying to secure financing for is a pivotal part of the lending process. Scoping out the area where that strip mall or office building is located...
In just two nights volunteering on the phone bank SAFE Credit Union staffers recently helped raise more than $15,000 for Sacramento’s PBS TV station KVIE.
I was very happy to see both Chip Filson and Jim Blaine support the release of CAMEL ratings (CU Times, Jan. 25, page 1).
I was disappointed that CUNA and NAFCU have taken the position that converting credit unions should pay future corporate stabilization fund assessments. I see this as an exit tax on credit unions. I see it as contrary to the principles of charter choice and free markets. I object to any...
Tarrah Palomino-Prim, assistant vice president of web services at SAFE Credit Union, believes there’s no such thing as an idea too crazy for consideration.
I enjoyed reading the letter from Robert J Larison, who was the CEO of Atlantic Coast FCU and then converted to a mutual savings bank [Nov. 9 issue, page 10]. His letter reminds me of Flip Wilson's character Geraldine, who always said, “The devil made me do it.”
Federal agents have seized the accounts at a Sacramento-area credit union of two businesses that dispense marijuana to people with a doctor's prescription, according to court documents.
SAFE CU reported as holder of accounts, said to have alerted authorities.
SAFE Credit Union CEO Henry Wirz says proposed NCUA rule could limit "growth and success" of CUSOs.