• Quotes worth quoting

    "It would be great if we were able to get rid of predatory lenders, but we won't be able to get rid of subprime lenders because there's nowhere else for people who have had an unfortunate financial experience to go for loans." -Colleen Kelly, state governmental affairs director, CUNA "I'm...

  • Changes at ezTaxReturn

    MINEOLA, N.Y. - ezTaxReturn's first year partnering with CUs to deliver online tax preparation went well, according to the company, but it wants to add even more value for next year's rush. Credit unions who joined ezTaxReturn's ezAlliance Partnership Program receive free branded e-file Web sites and free marketing and...

  • U of C Federal CU hosts Uzbekistan visitors

    BOULDER, Colo. - U of C Federal Credit Union has hosted a delegation from Uzbekistan to help them better understand the credit union movement. Located in Central Asia, the Republic of Uzbekistan declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. The group is visiting select credit unions in the United...

  • DONATIONS

    WesCorp Credit Union, San Dimas, Calif., has donated blood to the American Red Cross. Over 30 employees participated in the blood drive. The pints of blood donated will go to the Red Cross for use in its national blood supply. Everyone who donated blood received a bouquet of flowers courtesy...

  • CU goes live with EasCorp's electronic imaging solution

    WOBURN, Mass. - The $1.2 billion EasCorp here now has its first member CU - Triangle CU, Nashua, NH - live with its electronic statement/check imaging solution. The solution allows the statement/check images to be pulled from a CU's online banking solution for member viewing. EasCorp started offering the service...

  • New credit score disclosure requirements in Calif.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The state of California has mandated that credit scores be disclosed to applicants effective with new credit report requests made on or after July 1, 2001. The disclosure explains consumer rights in regard to credit scores. It gives general information about scores including agency contact information. The...

  • Grinch awards NuMark CU member $4,142

    JOLIET, Ill.- Who says no one ever wins those national promotions? NuMark Credit Union member Irene Lieberstein has proved all those naysayers wrong when she was named the grand prizewinner in the "Visa & The Grinch Give Back the Holidays" national promotion. Lieberstein received the highest amount - $4,142.30. Consumers...

  • NAFCU meets with DOJ Trustees on financial education in bankruptcy

    WASHINGTON-NAFCU lobbyists and attorneys were invited to meet with the Justice Department's Office of U.S. Trustees to discuss operation issues regarding the financial education provisions of the bankruptcy abuse reform legislation, currently stalled in Congress. "Credit unions were invited because of the long standing practice credit unions have with helping...

  • NCUF donates $10,000 for Texas disaster relief

    MADISON, Wis. -The National Credit Union Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Texas Credit Union Foundation's disaster relief fund to aid cleanup from the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Allison. The Texas Credit Union Foundation is currently holding a national fundraising campaign to help Houston victims of the flooding. "Credit...

  • CMN silent auction at Discovery

    Just over $4,000 was raised last week in Toronto during a CMN silent auction. Each year, CUNA Mutual matches the funds dollar-for-dollar to double the annual Discovery Conference CMN contribution. As a result, the 2001 contribution will be more than $8,000. Garth Griese, President & CEO, Arizona State Savings &...