A Credit Union Journal investigation has found disparities in how members of the NCUA board spend money on travel.
December 3, 2012
1st Financial FCU brought in nearly $460,000 in auto loans as part of a Black Friday promotion this year, repeating a similar special from 2011.December 3, 2012
To battle the long arm of dealer financing, at least one CU is meeting members at the dealership to make sure the F&I team doesn't steal the loan.December 3, 2012
New car sales are coming back, but are credit unions getting their share in new auto loans?December 3, 2012
Pennsylvania State Employees CU has taken 66% of its 80,000 loan apps online this year is sharing tips for optimizing online lending.December 3, 2012
Why young people are not joining credit unions and other insights.
Henry Wirz, CEO of SAFE Credit Union, shares five more best practices his credit union has developed.
The National Credit Union Association's proposed budget boost sign agency needs to be folded according to Treasure-Manager of Unity Credit Union Dennis G. Moriarity.
Rates dropped significantly since January of 2011 and there is no compelling reason to invest anymore. Does this mean you should not put your money to work?
How can you make sure your credit card program grabs its share of the holiday haul?December 3, 2012
Commodore Perry FCU expects to know this month the results of its appeal to NCUA's Supervisory Review Committee.December 3, 2012
What has your credit union been doing in 2012 to transform new members into members who use the CU as their primary financial institution?December 3, 2012
By taking advantage of consumer frustration with banks, $132-million WestStar Credit Union has successfully driven growth with a "Kick Some Asterisk" marketing campaign, and seen some terrific ROI in the process.December 3, 2012
Harborstone CU was able to successfully track down a scam artist by using technology, a move that has earned it a Credit Union Journal "Best Practices" Award.December 3, 2012
Credit unions often struggle with creating a strong presence in the mainstream media, especially smaller CUs. But San Jose CU has earned a Credit Union Journal Best Practice for the attention it garnered before, during and after Bank Transfer Day.December 3, 2012
Three Rivers FCU has gained a deeper understanding of member needs and increased its wallet share among young members since instituting "Your Voice."December 3, 2012
Christian Financial CU boosted its auto lending portfolio and recaptured members' loans after instituting "Campaign Tracker."December 3, 2012
The recession taught State Department FCU that it's time to get even closer to members.December 3, 2012
They're not rock stars, but they are popular with members. IT techs are touring GTE Financial's branches, fixing members' computers for free, and boosting remote banking usage.December 3, 2012
Xceed Financial Credit Union had so much success with the program that garnered it a Credit Union Journal Best Practices Award, the $746-million CU is now planning an expansion.
Just in time for the holiday shopping frenzy, two startups have rolled out mobile apps designed to help consumers choose which credit card to use at checkout.December 3, 2012
Credit unions added 740,000 new members in the third quarter of the year, a new quarterly record that easily puts CUs on pace for their best year ever, NCUA said.
The surge in new members at credit unions should lead to even more lending in 2013.December 3, 2012
A Credit Union Journal investigation has found disparities in how members of the NCUA board spend money on travel.December 3, 2012
Saying it was part of a broader "effort to provide greater transparency," NCUA last week posted additional information about its 2013 budget on its website.December 3, 2012
Running for a seat on the CUNA board, Joe Thomas is attempting to paint himself as an innovator and a modern thinker. As part of that, he's brought a new element to CUNA board elections: social media.December 3, 2012
The NCUA board booked more travel expenses for Chicago than any other U.S. city in the last four years.December 3, 2012
In assembling this report on NCUA board travel, Credit Union Journal found the greatest challenge to be in obtaining expense receipts.December 3, 2012
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Russell Carollo said his experience indicates the practice of reimbursing members of the NCUA board up to three times the allowable per diem is unusual for government agencies.December 3, 2012
Anthony Raguz, CEO of the former St. Paul Croatian FCU, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and ordered to pay $72 million restitution for masterminding the biggest fraud in credit union history that led to the 2010 collapse of the $240-million credit union.December 3, 2012
Many businesses "freak out" over social media, but Jay Baer says that attitude conveniently forgets there have been radical game-changers in the past, including the telephone, fax machines and, of course, the Internet.SocialMost Popular