Sandwiched between the Gotham of the Lone Star State–Dallas and Fort Worth–stands the $753 million Texas Trust Credit Union, which recently launched an aggressive growth plan in one of the nation’s largest and most competitive marketplaces dominated by big banks.
From our next print edition, a look at how $753 million Texas Trust works to grow in one of the nation's most competitive markets.
It’s been nearly two years since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, which for the first time since the Great Depression allows interest to be paid on business checking accounts.
Consumer backlash against bank fees, coupled with poor service and unmet customer expectations, has fueled increases in defection rates among customers of large, regional and midsize banks, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Bank Customer Switching and Acquisition Study.
Back in 2009, voters’ views on the safety and soundness of credit unions and banks were nearly even.
Acquisition of new customers by smaller banks and credit unions increased by 2.2 percentage points 2011, the study found.
If more people transfer their accounts to credit unions because of Bank Transfer Day. it could be a mixed blessing for some credit unions. However, that’s a problem many credit unions would be glad to worry about.
This article will be among the news, features, analysis and insight filling the pages of the next print edition of Credit Union Times.
Utah Republican, New York Democrat say repeal "would restore balance" to the electronics payments system.
Kristen Christian says she wanted to get "a message out to young people about choices," and to her mom's contemporaries, too.