• 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...

  • WEST

    Ent Federal Credit Union, Colorado Springs, Colo., has announced that 20-year credit union board director Charles M. Law has retired. In addition, Ent FCU has appointed the following members to its board: James Stewart, chairman; Teri Huff, vice chairman; Paul Gefreh, secretary; Richard Discenza, treasurer; Stephen David, director; Vernon Finch,...

  • CUNA Mutual, five leagues form HR company

    MADISON, Wis. - In another first for the credit union movement, CUNA Mutual Group, the Massachusetts Credit Union League, Ohio Credit Union League, Pennsylvania Credit Union League, South Carolina Credit Union League and the Virginia Credit Union League have shaken hands on a joint venture to form a national company...

  • Calif. Senate committee oks CU government deposits bill

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Senate Banking Committee July 5 unanimously passed a measure that gives state and local governmental agencies the ability to deposit funds in credit unions. A.B. 743 was introduced by Assemblymember Robert Pacheco (R-City of Industry) and supported by the California Credit Union League. State and...