• E-SIGN law good for industry?

    Passage of The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN) was lauded by credit union trade associations for helping CUs do more business with members online. The Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth recently held hearings to determine if E-SIGN is overly burdensome...

  • VENDORS

    CheckFree Corporation, a provider of financial electronic commerce services and products, has promoted Stephen Olsen to executive vice president and general manager of its electronic commerce division. TNB Card Services, has named Jan Dailey vice president and marketing manager. EDS, has named Dennis L. Stolkey GM North America president. PULSE...

  • Nevada credit union parity law: A classic case of teamwork

    CARSON CITY, Nev. - Here's a story of how legislative teamwork achieved in lightning speed, coupled with a quest to protect long-term interests of credit unions has paid off for the 12-state chartered CUs in Nevada. The story has a happy ending, indeed, for CUs following passage of a new...

  • SOUTHWEST

    Desert Schools Federal Credit Union, Phoenix, Ariz., has appointed the following officers to the board: John C. Fung, chairman; G. Frank Davidson, vice chairman; Michael J. Konen, treasurer; Arneida Miller, secretary; Janet Bioletto, director; Richard Johnson, director; and John F. Fung, director. In addition DSFCU has appointed the following officers...

  • Openness and inclusiveness key to Renaissance, commissioners say

    WASHINGTON-Being open and including every faction of the credit union community in the information gathering process of the Renaissance Commission was extremely important according to commissioners. In determining the next step for CUNA's board, self-determination for credit unions appears to be the theme. According to Renaissance Commissioner Rosie Holub, president...

  • Alaska USA FCU exec hopes to fill vacant Senator seat

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Nancy Bear Usera, senior vice president of Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, has thrown her hat into the ring as one of the candidates vying to fill the state's Senate seat vacated last month. Sen. Drue Pearce left the post to serve as senior adviser for Alaskan...

  • Community CU gets a quick response to imaging solution

    DALLAS- That didn't take long. That's the feeling of Community Credit Union in Plano, Texas after over 7,000 members tried to view images of their share drafts in less than 24 hours of the CU's new online check imaging service being launched. The CU announced the new service with just...

  • CU of Texas attracts Forbes, Business Week coverage

    DALLAS - Credit Union of Texas, formerly Dallas Teachers CU, is receiving some big time ink in the likes of Forbes magazine and Business Week. The CU was highlighted in a Forbes story that focused on large companies utilizing data warehousing. Business Week covered the CU in a story on...

  • Security Service FCU CUSO chooses Fiserv

    SAN ANTONIO - Security Service Investment Group here, a wholly-owned financial services subsidiary of Security Service Federal Credit Union, has selected Fiserv Investor Services, Inc., of Houston, Texas, member NASD/SIPC, as its new broker-dealer for the processing of transactions. Security Service Investment Group offers a full line of investment and...

  • Ethics and the credit union

    MADISON, Wis. - A new book from CUNA's Center for Professional Development sets out to discover if ethics plays a role in the modern day credit union. The Power of Business Ethics by Dick Radtke serves as a practical guide for dealing with ethical issues in day-to-day duties. The handbook...