Wisconsin credit union says it may be first financial institution in the state to adopt new voluntary, simplified disclosures called for by policy research group.
Wisconsin credit union up to 20 branches by taking over bank sites and even an old bookstore.
Credit unions and community banks have traditionally stood as direct competitors, vying for the attention of similar types of consumers. But in the private student lending market, a fierce face-off between the two is not expected, several experts say.
CU Campus Resources recently announced it has partnered with Citizens Equity First Credit Union of Peoria, Ill., to offer private student loans to its members.
The $1.8 billion UW Credit Union of Madison, Wis. said it is buying another bank branch building and converting it into a CU facility next year.
Credit unions and industry organizations are lining up to donate to relief efforts in response to the earthquake that devastated Haiti on Tuesday.