The $962 Whatcom Educational Credit Union of Bellingham, Wash., paid out cash-back rebates for 2013 last month.
All three final candidates to replace 41-year Whatcom Educational CU CEO Wayne Langei are internal, the $962M credit union says.
The brutally honest feedback from a recently assembled focus group of small business owners revealed most of them won’t even consider aligning with a financial institution if there isn’t a robust suite of online banking and technology services.
Credit unions advised to "step it up a notch or two" to serve small businesses.
Whatcom Educational CU volunteers to go first. "We have so many auditors looking at us anyway, what's one more?"
In mid-October, Whatcom Educational Credit Union in Bellingham, Wash., will undergo one of the Evergreen State’s first separate examinations for consumer compliance, now required of all Washington state chartered credit unions with more than $500 million in assets.
Hirings, retirements, promotions
The $781 million Altura Credit Union is now offering users of iPhones, Androids, BlackBerrys and other Internet-enabled devices free downloadable mobile banking applications.
The Crash Network has chosen 16 young credit union professionals to attend CUNA's 2011 GAC and complete a service project designed to improve their credit unions or the industry.