Monday, March 2, 2015
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — MAX Credit Union here took advantage of Black History Month to unveil its new debit card paying tribute to the historic Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march of 1965.
WASHINGTON — A Florida Congressman has introduced a bill that would make it easier for veterans to get access to member business loans at credit unions.
Despite being a self-described "unabashed supporter" of NCUA, Truliant FCU CEO Marc Schaefer offers six reasons the agency's risk-based capital proposal – even after significant revision – doesn't fly with credit union executives.
WASHINGTON — CUNA today announced that Robert Henson has joined the trade group as its new associate director of advocacy.
ANACONDA, Mont. — Southwest Montana Community Federal Credit Union is the latest to sign with Member Driven Technologies, and plans to convert its core processing to Symitar Episys via the CUSO's solution in early 2016.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Housing Administration's recent premium reduction is undercutting the private sector and expanding the government's role in the housing market, housing finance industry representatives told a House subcommittee on Thursday.
While credit unions have remained a strong player in this arena, bank lending to small businesses, moribund since the financial crisis, is finally starting to gather steam.
With the Department of Homeland Security set to run out of money at midnight on Feb. 27 unless Congress approves funding for the agency, credit unions serving government entities, law enforcement and more are stepping up to make sure members know assistance is available in the event of a work stoppage.
Former American Airlines FCU executive Andy Reed has been installed as the new CEO at Texas People FCU here.
MADISON, Wis. — Credit unions should prepare for a slight rise interest rates this year, say economists.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota legislature is considering a pair of bills sponsored by the Minnesota CU Network that would allow CUs to offer prize-linked savings accounts.
Credit union members have far greater access to free checking accounts than customers at the largest banks and thrifts, according to a recent study from Bankrate.com.
NCUA will join the U.S. Small Business Administration to present a webinar focused on small business lending.
Many financial institutions have become cold and impersonal. It has become a chore to have to go into them and when you do, you can't wait to get out. Credit unions are supposed to be different.
A new report finds that credit union lending hit record levels last year thanks to more consumers taking advantage of low loan rates at credit unions and continued improvements in the economy.
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