• Sharing to protect credit unions and members

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Credit unions need to pay attention to the fraud challenges faced by competitors. That was the overriding theme of this year's National Conference on Credit Union Fraud and Loss Prevention sponsored by Madison, Wisconsin-based Loescher & Associates, which specializes in credit union fraud and loss prevention. Today's...

  • Forrester study finds CUs are delivering online

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Credit unions are always pegged as more tech-savvy then other financials - rightfully so according to a new Forrester survey. Based on data culled from Forrester's annual survey of 100,000 North American consumers and 10,000 consumers surveyed online, credit unions rank No. 1 in online satisfaction and...

  • BRANCHING OUT

    Duval Federal Credit Union, Jacksonville, Fla., has purchased its first free standing branch facility/administration office. DFCU will use the 10,000 square foot building as a member service branch with drive-thru operation, as well as an administrative facility. The facility has been available for member use since July 2001. DFCU has...

  • WesCorp trying to improve online services

    SAN DIMAS, Calif. - The $16 billion WesCorp has enhanced its online account management system for its members CUs with the introduction of electronic statements. Statements are delivered through WAVE (www.wescorp.org), WesCorp's real-time, online account solution. Earlier this year, WesCorp member CUs told WesCorp, via a survey, that they wanted...

  • Integrating O'Rourke, Sacher & Moulton's Services Into the McGladrey Companies

    National Credit Union Consulting Division "O'Rourke Consulting, a part of RSM McGladrey" Gene O'Rourke, dir. in charge IT Security Consulting Wade Painter, dir. in charge Internal Audit Outsourcing Kevin Koval, dir. in charge Executive Search Jim Hansen, CEO, O'Rourke Career Connections Operations Consulting Wade Painter, dir. in charge National Credit...

  • Georgia FCU employees create a platinum tropical storm

    ATLANTA-It's summertime and Georgia Federal Credit Union's platinum and classic VISA card portfolio is practically bursting at the seams. "The response to this simple promotion has just been phenomenal," said GFCU Vice President of Marketing Kim Wall. "We are very committed to our credit card portfolio, and really why would...

  • Credit unions feel article is misleading

    An article on page 13 in the July 25th issue of Credit Union Times regarding an NCUA instigated emergency credit union merger is, in our collective opinion, very misleading. We feel it does not accurately reflect the NCUA bidding process that was used. A number of credit unions including ours...

  • MACUMA throws its name into hat as possible sponsor for renowned 10-mile footrace

    WASHINGTON - Runners to the starting line! The Metropolitan Area Credit Union Managment Association (MACUMA) is in the planning stages of becoming the title sponsor of Washington, D.C.'s premier spring running event, The Cherry Blossom 10 Mile. The race will celebrate its 30th anniversary when it's held next year on...

  • Mazuma CU expands its field-of-membership

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mazuma Credit Union, the fifth largest CU in the state with more than $200 million in assets and more than 50,000 members, was approved by the director of credit unions to expand its field-of-membership to serve those people who live or work in Jackson County, Mo....

  • Utah league's Karls named president/ CEO Montana CU Network

    SALT LAKE CITY - Tracie Karls, senior vice president dues supported services for the Utah League of Credit Unions has been named the new president/CEO of the Montana Credit Union Network, effective Sept. 4. Karls succeeds Herb Walberg who retired as president/CEO of MCUN May 1. Karls joined the Utah...