• NAFCU conference almost covers all the bases

    Now that NAFCU's 34th Annual Conference and Exhibition is history, the organization's leadership group, staff, and members who attended the gala event in Orlando earlier this month have to be pleased with the outcome. Once again, NAFCU meeting planners put together a large conference that was thoroughly professional with excellent...

  • Tech-savvy PSECU will share its IT expertise through new technology CUSO

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Employees CU President/CEO Greg Smith says it's time for PSECU to share the wealth with the rest of the CU industry - its wealth of IT expertise that is. The $1.6 billion PSECU, long recognized for being a technology pacesetter, has formed a new IT...

  • Community CU first in Dallas to offer free online check imaging

    DALLAS - Community Credit Union prides itself on its innovativeness. It was the first financial in the U.S. to go live with the U.S. Treasury for the online sale of savings bonds. Earlier this year, CCU became the first credit union in the Dallas area to go live with IRNet....

  • Credit unions need to do their homework before setting the branch-building wheels in motion

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - When it comes to building a new branch, experts caution credit unions to think planning and strategy before jumping straight into location, location, location. Despite past predictions that the branch would go the way of the dinosaur, it is popular once again, and it seems...

  • Rhode Island SCCU pushes through bill allowing for conversions to thrifts

    WARWICK, R.I. - Should there be a legislative path for state-chartered credit unions that want to convert to thrift charters? At least one credit union in Rhode Island thinks there should be and put its thoughts into action by beginning the process that ultimately resulted in the passage of a...

  • 10 Top Leaders in Auto Loan Concentration CUs over $50 million in assets as of 3/31/01

    The following chart ran in the July 11 issue of Credit Union Times. Since some of the data was incorrectly reported, we are reprinting the complete chart with the correct information in this issue.

  • Special Report: Insurance

    The insurance industry is looking to provide consumers more convenience and a more diversified selection of offerings. From the growing branch of pet insurance to the ease of changing policy information online, discover the possibilities in our special report on pages 14-15.

  • Four contested CUNA Board positions

    WASHINGTON-Four of the nine open seats on the 24-person CUNA board are contested seats. The remaining five candidates running are uncontested. For District 1, which includes New England, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, there is a contested seat representing credit unions under 10,000 members. Thomas J. O'Neil, president and...

  • Trade groups need to change their tactics

    I found Mike Welch's June 20th column suggesting that credit unions and banks find some common ground to start some dialog very interesting. In my opinion, this can only happen if our trade association leaders take the lead to tone down the rhetoric, instruct trade association staff to conduct themselves...