Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Five Perspectives On How To Promote Checking Accounts
It takes the "wow factor" to dislodge members from checking accounts they hold at FIs outside the credit union, says Dennis Dollar.
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DOTHAN, Ala.—The FDIC and OCC have approved the proposed sale of Flint River National Bank to the $260 million Five Star CU here. more »
Another small credit union says it is looking to merge due to increased regulatory burdens, as $26.8 million Santa Cruz County Employees CU, Santa Cruz, Calif., has entered into a merger agreement with $704 million Bay FCU. more »
The full capabilities of a core-processing platform are often underutilized until a CU is ready to fire on all cylinders. more »
VERNON HILLS, Ill.—When it comes to social media in the credit union community, the spotlight quickly turns to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, often ignoring LinkedIn. more »
A new credit union service organization is helping credit unions collect on charged-off accounts and return "prior prime" members to their former CUs. more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Telhio Credit Union has acquired Shiloh Baptist Church FCU. more »
WICHITA, Kan. — The $225 million-asset Mid American Credit Union has acquired the Lawrence Kan.-based Jayhawk FCU. more »
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Matteawan FCU has merged with Hudson Valley FCU, the two credit unions announced Tuesday. more »
OSHKOSH, Wis. — A trio of Wisconsin credit unions have decided to merge — a rare event in itself, made all the more unusual in that none of the three are struggling. more »
MADISON, Wis. — A recent trip to Brazil organized by the World Council of Credit Unions exposed a dozen American CU professionals to Brazil's credit union system, but it may also be the last trip of its type for some time to come. more »
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — A recent study found the No. 1 feature consumers look for in a bank or credit union is low or no fees, which should be an advantage credit unions can leverage, according to one analyst. more »
BILOXI, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) FCU here is set to merge with Keesler FCU at the end of March. more »
Darigold Federal Credit Union has taken the first steps to merge into Sound Credit Union, pending regulatory approval and a vote by Darigold's members. more »
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