How CUs Are Helping Ferguson, One Year Later
The aftershocks of a white police officer's shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown are still being felt across the nation, and three credit unions are committed to helping rebuild this community.   more »
To understand this massive storm's impact, said Mississippi CU Association CEO Charles Elliott, "you must comprehend that people lost their past, their present and their future. For some, there was no evidence they ever existed." more »
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc along the Gulf Coast, many credit unions in the area appear to have rebounded, having learned some painful lessons along the way. more »
While banks have been backing away from branching, a recent study by SNL Financial that credit unions have been adding more new branches the last couple of years. more »
There's been a lot of talk about futuristic branches. Here's how two CUs have already implemented their own strategies to take their networks to the next generation. more »
CO-OP Shared Branch has overtaken Bank of America in number of branches, and now is the third-largest network of financial institution branches in the United States, according to data drawn from the FDIC. more »
ATM management company Dolphin Debit has placed large, drive-up ATMs at Murphy USA fuel stations, adjacent to Walmart stores, for credit unions in Mississippi and Texas. more »
The number of branches at credit unions and banks has been surging for decades and presents some challenging problems for financial institutions as they face an ever-increasingly competitive landscape in the future. more »
VACAVILLE, Calif. — Whatever you do, don't call it a branch. Travis Credit Union 23rd location is a Financial Solution Center. more »
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Shared branching network CU Service Centers of Alabama is set to return $147,000 in patronage rebates and dividends, the fourth consecutive year it has done so. more »
Online banking, ATMs and other advances have limited face-to-face transactions, but new Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. research says the brick-and-mortar office isn't going anywhere just yet. more »
LONGVIEW, Texas — East Texas Professional CU saw member sales increase at the same time average visit times decreased after implementing a new lobby tracking system. more »
The new year represents a chance for credit unions to take a close look at their branch networks and identify areas to cut costs as well as look for opportunities for growth. more »
All the Right Moves
This spot from American Eagle CU focuses on the credit union's user-friendly mobile banking experience, including "deposits as easy as a selfie."