• SCHOLARSHIPS

    Island Federal Credit Union, Hauppauge, N.Y., has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 students entering their first year of college. The scholarship recipients are all children or grandchildren of IFCU members. Chartway Federal Credit Union, Virginia Beach, Va., has awarded four $1,500 scholarships to Toskhan Cooper-Shelton; Alexander Comiskey; Eugene Reyes; and...

  • Steps to member segmentation

    -Understand and monitor members' behavior-based profitability; -Develop a comprehensive member database, possibly including the number of children and their ages, recent car purchases, etc.; -Integrate risk and credit facilities; and -Ask what members want now and what will they want in the future.

  • PSECU At-a-glance

    Headquarters: Harrisburg, Pa. (its only branch) Assets: $1.6 billion (No. 21 according to Callahan) Members: 275,000 Employees: 416 Web site: www.psecu.com President/CEO: Greg Smith (since 1991). "Our strategy is to be a low-cost provider. I'm absolutely certain technology helps us do that," said Smith.

  • Georgia Central CU's Preter to lead Mid-States Corporate FCU

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. - After about seven months of conducting an executive search, the $3.7 billion Mid-States Corporate FCU has found its new CEO in the CEO's office of another corporate - Georgia Central CU. Georgia Central's CEO, Dave Preter, will succeed long-time Mid-States Corporate FCU President/CEO Don Finn, who announced...

  • Credit Union Times Vol. 8, No. 31 July 30, 1997

    Looking back four years ago, finds NCUA Chairman Norman D'Amours warning attendees at the 30th annual NAFCU Conference & Exhibition that the next battle with bankers will be over taxation. "The answer to the FOM problem as posed by the lawsuit, is consumer choice. But the real problem is taxation....

  • Harland program guarantees member satisfaction with check orders

    ATLANTA - Can a member be guaranteed 100% satisfaction with their check order? John Harland Company says they can. The company has introduced Performance GuaranteeT that allows consumers who have a problem with their check order to call a dedicated toll-free number to speak directly with a Harland representative. Harland...

  • Clarke American Checks recognized for performance excellence

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Clarke American Checks was the sole recipient of the 2001 Texas Award for Performance Excellence from the Quality Texas Foundation at the Texas Quest for Excellence Conference in Richardson, Texas on June 20. Based on the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award criteria and process, the Texas...

  • Callahan's HR site a year old; new enhanced membership offered

    WASHINGTON - Callahan & Associates' online HR service, Jobs.CreditUnions.com, is a year old this month. The site has been free for both employers and job seekers, and will continue to be free, according to Callahan, however, it has launched an enhanced membership for employers for $795 a year. The enhanced...

  • Affinity Plus beats out other bidders, merges with Metro Community

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Affinity Plus FCU, the third largest credit union in the state, has been chosen by NCUA over four other credit unions, to merge with Metro Community Credit Union (formerly Burlington Northern CU) in Arden Hills. Affinity Plus was one of five credit unions that were chosen...

  • Harland's ExpertMailT reduces time spent on returned check order

    ATLANTA - Returned check orders are burdensome to credit union members who cannot use their new checks, as well as to credit unions who have to identify and correct the reasons the checks are returned. John H. Harland Company's recently introduced ExpertMailT is designed to reduce that time. ExpertMailT identifies...