You can regulate the money out of the business, but you can’t regulate the personal responsibility out of the consumer. No matter what Washington does to keep credit unions and other lenders from taking advantage of the less well-educated, the desperate and the elderly, ultimately consumers have to take responsibility...
Much fanfare has been made over credit unions’ member growth resurgence over the past 18 months. It’s been wonderful to witness, and with the hard work of the entire credit union community, it can continue in perpetuity.
Regarding the Editor’s Column in the May 29 issue, “Usage Fees Are Not a Strange Idea.” Sarah Snell Cooke’s support of the pay for play precedent in the NCUA’s recently proposed rule on derivatives misses the point. We strongly support and have continually advocated expanding credit unions’ investment powers to include limited...
Credit Union Times will present its second Not for CEOS event for 2013 on Thursday, June 20, from 12-12:45 p.m. EDT.
Concierge banking is usually for the rich and famous at the high-end banks. Alamo Federal Credit Union doesn’t see it that way. They want their members to feel pampered and taken care of. Alamo FCU is going the extra mile to take members beyond satisfaction to elation–literally.
The audience at CO-OP’s THINK conference was enthralled with Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s story of working to clean up his city. They were entranced by the sprite-like singer Daria Musk’s atypical rise to stardom, not to mention her powerful voice. Both speakers brilliantly met the expectations set by theme of...
Regarding Editor-Chief Sarah Snell Cooke’s column in the May 1 issue: Attracting and retaining qualified board members are critical challenges for credit unions. Similarly, board members deserve recognition for their responsibilities and also for their time, work and contributions. There is no debate about these points.
I almost fell off my chair after reading the Editor’s Column, “Work Fundamentals until You Ache and Win” in the April 24 issue.
CHICAGO — Spirited exchange marks a final-day session at CO-OP Financial Services’ THINK 13 conference.
How fast, or deliberate, the pace of change should be in the industry will be the topic for debate at a session at THINK 13.