• Aurum makes fourth acquisition of 2001

    PLANO, Texas -Aurum Technology Inc. is burning up the acquisition path this year. The company, which started to dedicate more marketing efforts on the CU industry last year, has acquired Orlando, Fla.-based Data Dimensions, Inc., a software provider to financials. It currently provides core data processing to 23 banks. The...

  • Efforts expand in Michigan to fight predatory lending

    LANSING, Mich. - What Patrick La Pine of the Michigan Credit Union League described as a "flurry" of bills aimed at predatory lending has been introduced in the Michigan legislature the past couple of weeks. While supporting those bills, the Michigan Credit Union League is also working to educate lawmakers...

  • An overdue thank you

    This is a long overdue "thank you" to Credit Union Times Publisher Mike Welch for his August 29 column on female CEOs, "The number of women CEOs shouldn't matter." It was right on target. Thanks for his insightful comments and willingness to discuss issues that others would rather ignore. I...

  • SOUTH

    LA DOTD Federal Credit Union, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has named Cary J. Anderson president/CEO. Gulf States Credit Union, Maitland, Fla., President/CEO Bernard E. Arvin has announced that after 25 years in the credit union movement he will retire effective March 31, 2002.

  • USERS' browser-based system taking off

    VALLEY FORGE, Pa. - Credit union data processor USERS announced that browser-based its Navigator software solution ais now installed at 75 credit unions. "The idea of reinventing the architecture of credit union core systems seems to be taking center stage today - yet most suppliers are either just beginning to...

  • California, Colorado Leagues invest in CNS

    MADISON, Wis. - The California Credit Union League and the Colorado Credit Union System are now investors in CUNA Network Services, making them the first leagues to invest in CNS. Formed in July 2001 through the combination of Sunstar IP Communications and the e-commerce assets of CUNA Strategic Services, Inc....

  • New Jersey paper spotlights benefits of credit union membership

    EWING, N.J. - Credit unions in the Garden State celebrated their first New Jersey Credit Union Day October 19. The following week a leading local newspaper carried a special supplement focused on the benefits of belonging to a credit union. The ad supplement produced by Credit Union Affiliates of New...

  • Digital Insight set to reach profitability; eyeing potential acquisitions

    CALABASAS, Calif. - In the traditional business world, being profitable is more of a given than an exception, but not in the dot-com world. It was pretty clear at the end of last year that Internet solutions firm Digital Insight, which has strong roots in the credit union industry, had...

  • Identity theft authority tells of her `evil twin'

    LIGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. - Shortly after the World Trade Center in New York City was reduced to rubble, relatives and families of the victims began receiving telephone calls seeking information about those who died so that financial records destroyed in the terrorist attack could be reconstructed. The calls, as it...

  • NASCUS: Deloitte and Touche study didn't ask right questions

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The findings of NCUA's Deloitte and Touche study didn't hold any surprises for NASCUS. The study did what NCUA asked the accounting firm to do, said NASCUS officials. "Deloitte and Touche can't be faulted for their study's findings," said NASCUS Chairman James Forney, supervisor of credit unions...