• NCUA Board's approval of final CUSO rule good for CUs, members and movement

    MEDIA, Pa. - The hand vote is in, and based on interviews Credit Union Times has done with CUSO and trade association sources, the consensus is that the NCUA Board's unanimous decision at its July 26 meeting to expand federal credit unions' incidental powers and allow CUSOs broader powers go...

  • Australia's CUSCAL's takes a risk and changes the rules

    SYDNEY, Australia - What does a league do when the relationship between them and their members is borderline warfare? That's what Steve Laue had to face when he signed on as CEO of the Credit Union Services Corporation Australia (CUSCAL). When Laue walked through the door in June 2000 to...

  • MIDWEST

    CUNA Mutual Group, Madison, Wis., has promoted Paul Meier to vice president in information technology, network/voice and Peggy Haack to vice president in information technology, server hardware/software.

  • EAST

    First Teachers Federal Credit Union, Schenectady, N.Y., has named Christine Perlee business development officer. Maine Credit Union League, Westbrook, has named Mark Jackson director of education Dutch Point Credit Union, Wethersfield, Conn., has promoted Pauline Davis to chief operations officer; Amy Mitchell to call center supervisor; and Stephen Raney to...

  • WEST

    Orange County's Credit Union, Santa Ana, Calif. has named Adam Denbo assistant vice president of technology. Meriwest Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., has named David Grandey director of corporate communications.

  • Staking out the Stats

    While six out of 10 respondents own or use a cell phone or PDA, according to the American Banker Gallup 2001 Consumer Survey, only 22% are interested in conducting financial wireless transactions. Although not wildly popular yet, here is a look at what future wireless services respondents would be most...

  • SPECIAL REPORT: eCommerce/eAwards

    The dot.com balloon may have popped, but that hasn't stopped CUs from enhancing their Web offerings. From interactive Web-based chat functions to account aggregation, credit unions continue to push the online envelope. Read about these developments and find out which credit union Web sites were honored with Credit Union Times'...

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    MidWest Financial Credit Union, Ann Arbor, Mich., in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation has awarded $1,000 educational scholarships to Lawrence Mailloux of Fenton High School and Robert Burns of Hampton University. Scholarship recipients were selected based on academic excellence, community/extracurricular involvement, and an essay response to this...

  • Playing to our strengths

    I appreciate Mike Welch's comments about NAFCU in the July 11 issue of Credit Union Times. I appreciate his clear identification of the mechanism by which all of NAFCU's strengths flow: direct membership. As to his comments on size, this is always a relative matter. As it applies to NAFCU,...