• Former GTE FCU CEO and board member among first to blaze credit card, ATM trail

    TAMPA, Fla. - At a time when credit unions were slow to or outright excluded from offering share drafts and credit cards, one trailblazer forged ahead when he learned the credit union he would soon lead was "shamelessly" behind the times. Ask anyone who knows George Hobar, 76, the former...

  • Special Report: Insurance

    Don't miss an exclusive opinion on the NCUSIF from NCUA Acting Chairman Dennis Dollar on page 16 of our special report. Also, with the 2001 insurance industry focusing on innovation, pages 14-15 offer a potpourri of what's new in insurance offerings.

  • re: Member Data signs an agreement with Oracle

    INDIANAPOLIS - Credit union data processor re:Member Data has signed an agreement with Oracle that allows the company to beta test its Oracle9i relational database software. Oracle9i provides the capabilities to archive all raw interface data and allows re:Member Data to tailor its new software solution to individual credit union...

  • SOUTHWEST

    San Antonio Federal Credit Union, has promoted the following employees: Debra Frick, assistant vice president of real estate lending; Lesa Jay, assistant vice president of indirect lending; Brad Jones, assistant vice president of information technology; Steven Lindsey, assistant vice president of financial services; Richard Parr, assistant vice president of indirect...

  • InsWeb tops e-marketplace list

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - InsWeb has been named the best Internet insurance marketplace in Gomez Advisors' winter 2000 rankings. A few of InsWeb's features singled out by the Internet research and consulting firm included an easy-to-use platform for requesting instant online quotes, educational content, and calculators and tools for estimating appropriate...

  • Tanoue resigns

    FDIC Chairman Donna Tanoue has resigned. Tanoue is best known of late for her work to reform deposit insurance. See full story on page 2.

  • CUNA Mutual Group execs meet with Chinese officials

    MADISON, Wis. - Three CUNA Mutual Group executives spent a week in China recently where they visited with Chinese officials about the possibility of CUNA Mutual providing insurance for China's credit cooperatives. The CUNA Mutual execs included President/CEO Mike Kitchen; Ralph Swoboda, vp of international affairs; and Lon Sprecher, head...

  • Seniors to surf for benefits

    WASHINGTON - The elderly can now make just one stop at BenefitsCheckUp.org to find out how to sign up for federal and state assistance. ``In most communities, if you want to find out benefits information, you have to go to 15 different offices,'' said National Council on the Aging president...

  • NCUA looking to expand help to small and low-income credit unions

    NEW ORLEANS - In a speech before the 27th annual meeting of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (NFCDCU), acting NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar emphasized that the agency is looking for ways to better serve small and low-income credit unions through its Office of Credit Union Development. After...

  • AWARDS

    Riverside County's Credit Union, Calif., has been recognized as the "Top Company to Work for" in the Inland Empire 2001 Awards ceremony. More than 620 gathered for the first-time event sponsored by the Business Press. The five-judge panel that selected the award winners was comprised of leading business school academics...