• Mills kicks off NAFCU's Annual Conference & Exhibition

    Jim Mills, president/CEO of Three Rivers FCU, Fort Wayne, Indiana, will officially open his first NAFCU Annual Conference and Exhibition as chairman here in Orlando. Mills took over for outgoing chair Ron Keeler, retired president/CEO of Lockheed FCU, at the close of last year's Annual Conference and Exhibition in Hawaii.

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    Fibre Federal Credit Union, Longview, Wash., has named Larry A. Hoff President/CEO. Meriwest Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., has appointed the following officers to its board: Richard Alves, chairman; Melvin Olsen, vice chairman; Karl Nigg, treasurer; Arthur Jue, secretary; Barbara Haddock, director; Stanley Chapman, director; and Robert Nadeau, director. In...

  • Mica agrees with column's plea for unity

    Mike Welch's publisher's column on the Renaissance Commission in the June 27th issue of Credit Union Times was excellent. It hit a number of key points that, in my view, credit unions need to keep in mind about the Renaissance Commission. The report reflects input from all across the credit...

  • Texas CUs continue FOM expansions

    AUSTIN, Texas - Credit unions in the Lonestar State continue to reach out to broaden their field-of-membership. Among the most recent applications received by the Credit Union Division: * Fort Worth Community Credit Union (formerly known as Fort Worth FCU), has applied to serve all of Tarrant County, one of...

  • What is the National Council on Economic Education?

    * NCEE is a non-profit partnership of leaders in education, business and labor committed to helping children "learn to think, to choose and to function in a changing global economy." * NCEE was founded in 1949. It is the leading source of teacher training and materials used in grades kindergarten...

  • ICUL Service Corp. hands smaller CUs increased card program opportunities

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Small credit unions are getting a big boost from a shift of the Illinois Credit Union League Service Corporation's debit, ATM and credit card programs to an in-house computer system. Thanks to the upgrade, cuCash, cuCheck and Apollo programs, which have proven vital to small credit unions,...

  • Digital FCU selects EasCorp's imaging service

    WOBURN, Mass. - Digital FCU of Maynard, Mass. has selected the $1.2 billion EasCorp's check image archive and retrieval services to provide its members with online access of their checks via the credit union's home banking system. Digital FCU members will be able to view and print copies of their...

  • Don't keep mortgage pricing policies a secret from members: CUNA

    MADISON, Wis. - Credit union members, like most consumers, mistakenly think mortgage rates are tied to Fed fund rates, and like most consumers may be holding back applying for mortgages in the hopes that mortgage interest rates will continue to drop. That doesn't surprise CUNA's Vice president of Economics Mike...

  • Dollar announces public budget hearings

    WASHINGTON-Speaking to CUNA's Examination and Supervision Subcommittee, acting NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar said that he would make the agency's budget process more open by holding a public hearing on the matter. Though not specifying a date, Dollar said the hearing would occur sometime in the fall. He said a hearing...

  • CUNA's Gore participates in AIDS ride

    RALEIGH, N.C. to WASHINGTON-CUNA Communications Specialist Jennifer Gore recently took the ride of her life. Gore participated in the 330-mile Washington, D.C. AIDS Ride from Raleigh, North Carolina to the nation's Capitol. Gore had been training since March at 70-mile intervals. "I didn't own a bike until February," she admits....