• 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...

  • CUNA urges review of Bank Secrecy requirements

    WASHINGTON -In a comment letter to Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill, CUNA offered up its "strongest support" for the proposed review of the compliance burdens associated with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the regulation promulgated under it. According to CUNA Associate General Counsel Mary Dunn, CUNA has been asking for...

  • DONATIONS

    Pen Air Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, Fla., has hosted its first annual charity golf tournament at the A.C. Read Golf Club to benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Viewed as a huge success, the course was packed with the maximum allowed number of golfers. Prizes included $300 cash for closest...

  • NCUA Board meeting hits many boilerplate issues

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-NCUA's June board meeting covered several items that have been typical of the agency's meetings lately, including a community charter conversion and technical amendments to slightly outdated regs. The NCUA Board unanimously approved the conversion of Avon Refinery Federal Credit Union from a multiple-group charter to a community charter...

  • Zurich offers product recall insurance

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill.- Zurich North America, a commercial property-casualty, health and accident insurance provider, is offering a new coverage under its Excess & Surplus Group for expenses related to product recalls. The product recall expense coverage is designed for small to mid-sized manufacturers, distributors and retailers of consumer, industrial and commercial...