• SCHOLARSHIPS

    CommunityAmerica Credit Union, Overland Park, Kan., has underwritten two $1,500 scholarships for the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation. The awards program, entitled "Celebrate Success! 2001" recognizes two seniors who possess outstanding records of leadership and academic achievement. Alicia Stuart and Eric Yurkovich, both seniors at Shawnee Mission Northwest, are the first...

  • Portland Teachers Credit Union enhances education fund

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Teachers CU (PTCU), the largest CU in Oregon, has placed a top priority on education in their area, and has created a plan to support their commitment through a special funding opportunity. A three-tiered cooperative effort is making it a reality. The PTCU, Gresham-Barlow School District...

  • CSCU lets CUs analyze their own portfolio

    CLEARWATER, Fla. - With all the talk about keeping or selling a credit card portfolio, Card Services for Credit Unions, Inc. has launched the Virtual Card Consultant-an online portfolio analysis tool. Designed to provide a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of a credit card program, the virtual card consultant is...

  • New TCUL Lending Services program makes it easier for Texas CUs to make MBLs

    FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - Credit unions that have found it difficult to make member business loans because of NCUA 12.25%-of-assets restrictions and MBL expertise requirements will find the going easier thanks to a new program available through Texas Credit Union League (TCUL). The Commercial Credit Partner Program (CCP), made possible...

  • CUShopper co-founder finally speaks out on what went wrong with the once popular company that had 1,800 credit union clients

    GLENDALE, Calif. - During its height of operation - with over 1,800 credit union clients - CUShopper looked like a juggernaut that would be a force in the credit union industry for years to come. Faster than its rise, the company plummeted out of existence. The company's business was based...

  • The organization of NCUA

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Most credit union people know all or some of the members of the NCUA Board, and many likely know who their Regional Directors are, but NCUA is much more vast than that. In this piece, NCUA, as an organization, is broken down by department. NCUA Board A...

  • Panel says too early to judge effectiveness of E-SIGN's consumer consent provisions

    WASHINGTON-A panel of industry officials told the Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth that the jury is still out as to whether the consumer consent clauses in the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN) are overly burdensome to industry. Most of the...

  • Smart cards on shaky ground in U.S., but a recent CUNA eCommerce pilot shows they may have potential in this industry

    MADISON, Wis. - It certainly wasn't without its glitches or problems, but a recently completed smart card alpha pilot test by CUNA eCommerce shows there may still be a glimmer of hope for smart card applications in credit union land. Employees of three large credit unions - the $3.6 billion...

  • 2001 Association meeting & events Calendar

    JULY JULY 8-19 CUNA & Affiliates CUNA Management School, Sellery Hall, Madison, Wis. For info: Deb Verdecchia, 800-356-9655, ext. 4249. JULY 9-12 Montana CU Network's Mountain Regional Credit Union Roundtable, Idaho Falls, Idaho. For info: Patricia Garvin, 406-442-9081. JULY 11-14 NAFCU's 34th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Orlando Marriott World Center,...

  • Intranet brings power of the Web to the confines of the organization

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Using telecommunications wizardry to accomplish the simplest of tasks, including getting to know one another, is the magic behind the power of an intranet. Intranet is more than just a buzzword. It's a powerful tool in the management arsenal of today's modern businesses, including credit unions. And...