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    St. Mary's Bank, Manchester, N.H., has raised $2,500 through its community outreach efforts to support the Jump$tart Coalition for personal financial literacy. The mission of the Jump$tart program is to evaluate the financial literacy of young adults; develop, and encourage financial literacy standards for grades K-12; and to promote the...

  • Greater credit union self-determination makes regulatory affairs job easier

    ARLINGTON, Va.-Though NAFCU has always had a good working relationship with NCUA, according to NAFCU Director of Regulatory Affairs Gwen Baker, she admits that the current Republican-influenced trend toward less government interference in credit union activities this year is making her life easier. Baker certainly appreciates this, given Communications Manager...

  • NAFCU Issue Special Features

    Where are they now? Find out what one of NAFCU's founding fathers - John Hutchinson - is up to these days.....Page 18. Book worms. The reading list of credit union CEOs is as varied as their management styles.....Page 30 NAFCU "At work" pictorial. Take a visual tour of NAFCU "at...

  • What pages CEOs are turning for stress relief, fun

    WEST PALM BEACH - A recently released study found that Americans spend more time at work than any other country. With the summer months here, reading books is just one way many busy executives escape for mini mental-vacations. Whether discovering different cultures and worlds or learning about history, books serve...

  • Discussing Renaissance, Maus hits lackluster spirit

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Where is the industry's "passion" might have been the theme for CUNA Chairman David Maus' keynote speech to the annual convention of the Arizona Credit Union League here. The banking industry, observed Maus, is "on the attack and wants us to fail" and yet do credit unions...

  • CU Center moves to CUSO's shared branching software

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - CU Center, Inc., a South Florida shared branch CUSO, has migrated to the shared branch teller platform software of United Datatronics Inc., a financials services CUSO here owned by seven credit unions. CU Center provides online, real-time shared branch services to members of over 600 CUs that...

  • Farmers Insurance Group FCU providing wireless services

    LOS ANGELES - Farmers Insurance Group Federal Credit Union here is now offering its members wireless Internet banking through a partnership between FIGFCU, Harland Financial Solutions, and wireless-enabler SensCom, Inc. The CU is utilizing the ULTRADATA core system, a Harland Financial Solutions' system. SensCom, which has helped a number of...

  • WOCCU leads way for comments on new international financial Accords from BIS

    BASEL Switzerland - Several U.S. credit unions and international credit union organizations, plus the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) have sent their comments to the Bank of International Settlement (BIS) of the new steps in the Basel Capital Accord. The Accord was originally supposed to be published by the...

  • Actors FCU, Lower East Side Peoples FCU prove sharing is caring

    NEW YORK - Actors Federal Credit Union has joined forces with the Lower East Side Peoples Federal Credit Union to offer members ATMs along with their next order of fries at the McDonalds on 102-106 First Avenue at 6th Street. Members of LESPFCU, a low-income designated credit union, can now...

  • Members earn bonuses with CCFCU's User's Credit Program

    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - City County FCU insists there's no catch, its new User's Credit Program doesn't cost members any money to use. In fact, it's just the reverse. CCFCU will pay members a bonus for using the credit union's services. It's a way for the $270 million credit union-the...