Four years ago, our nation was thrown into the deepest economic morass since the Great Depression. No question, the situation was dire. People lost their jobs and their homes. Banks and companies closed. Government officials scrambled to help bolster our fragile economy.
A new publicly available database of consumer complaints about big bank credit card programs may benefit credit unions trying to market their card programs, industry observers speculated.
Eight months after Bank Transfer Day, Kristen Christian, its California founder, reiterated her gratitude to both industry leaders as well as frontline staffers for providing her a life-changing appreciation of credit unions, something that she said has made her a better American.
If you're wondering about the power of viral media, talk to Ted Williams.
It took just a few hours for Ted Williams, a homeless man in Columbus, Ohio, to become the latest viral sensation, sifting through job offers pouring in including one from the Central Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Credit Union League.
Stressing that "not all credit unions are suffering," a group of Los Angeles CUs did media damage control after an article in a local business journal highlighted poor credit union performance.
All employees of the Centralia branch of the $741 million TwinStar Credit Union were reported safe Monday after a lock down and occupation by a SWAT team after an early morning attempted robbery at the southeast Washington State facility.