• First quarter 2001 a record for CNBS; suite of Web-based products unveiled

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Corporate Network Brokerage Services, a broker/dealer owned by 19 corporate credit unions, said that its second quarter 2001 results topped its previous record-setting 2001 first quarter results. CNBS President/CEO Brian Hague would not provide figures - saying he didn't want to reveal his cards to competitors...

  • Consumers link up to health insurance

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. - eHealthInsurance, a marketer of individual, family and small business health insurance online, has partnered with Sovereign Bank to offer consumers a heath insurance marketplace at the bank's Web site. Visitors to the site can compare insurance plan benefits, receive instant quotes from the nation's leading health insurance...

  • State Employees' CU is second credit union to join NACHA's Project Action

    HERNDON, Va. - "We thought maybe we wanted to stay in the loop on this one," said Jim Blaine, president/CEO of State Employees' CU, Raleigh, N.C., about joining Project ACTION, a NACHA-led initiative that NACHA is hoping will change the way e-commerce is conducted over the Web. Membership in Project...

  • Five most unusual pet insurance claims

    Here's just a glimpse at the variety of dangerous predicaments pets can get themselves into. Veterinary Pet Insurance Founder/CEO and DVM Jack Stephens reminds readers that while some of these claims are humorous in retrospect, they were real emergencies for the pets and their owners. 1- Chilly Dog With guests...

  • NAFCU refutes BECU study on overhead transfer rate

    ARLINGTON, Va. - When it comes to the independent study recently released by Prof. Lawrence White and sponsored by Boeing Employees' Credit Union, "Caught in a Regulatory Vise: The Peculiar Problem Faced by Federally Insured State Chartered Credit Unions," NASCUS and NAFCU agree the study was a successful tool to...

  • Scholarships

    Brockton Credit Union, Mass., has awarded $1,000 scholarships to five local high schools: Brockton H.S., Oliver Ames H.S., Randolph H.S., Canton H.S. and Abington H.S. Scholarship recipients were then selected by the schools based on their academic achievement, moral character and enrollment at an accredited four-year college. This year's award...

  • Dallas' oldest credit union changes name

    DALLAS - Dallas Postal Credit Union has been a fixture in this city's neighborhoods for 71 years. Effective July 1, the oldest credit union in Dallas changed its name - to Neighborhood Credit Union - to reflect the importance it places on serving entire communities surrounding its branches. "Because we...

  • Florida league begins "meet and greet" with legislative delegations

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - It's been more than six months since last year's Election Day, and the Florida Credit Union League is continuing the momentum of meeting with elected officials to brief them on credit union issues. On July 10, the FCUL held the first of what it says will be...

  • Hawaiian community group to start credit union, bank and mortgage company

    MAUI, Hawaii - If one community group has its way, roughly 135,000 Native Hawaiians will have their financial and mortgage needs met under one umbrella. Hawaiian Community Assets Inc.(HACI), a non-profit community development organization, is in the final stages of establishing a credit union, bank and mortgage lending company to...

  • My pet peeve is "my" too

    I enjoyed reading Mike Welch's publisher's column in the June 6 issue on some of his pet peeves. Very good. I agree with his comments on credit union CEOs referring to the credit union as "my" credit union. But how about credit union CEOs referring to credit union employees as...