NAFCU's Focus Remains on Federal Issues: Harris
Strengthening the trade association will engage a higher number of members in the voting process and reinforces the democratic principles that drive cooperatives.   more »
Though CUs face stiff competition on all lending fronts, perhaps the greatest challenge — as well as the biggest opening — is in the credit cards sitting alongside the CUs’ cards in members' wallets. more »
In an industry steeped in tradition, sometimes it's hard to recognize when a long-held belief or practice has gone from time-honored to time-worn. more »
It turns out cooperation isn't just good philosophy, it's good business. FIs such as RiverLand FCU are using cross-institutional collaboration to uncover scams and prevent further losses from occurring. more »
CU Journal asked readers to weigh in on why the industry has been losing small CUs at a rate of one a day for the last 15 years — and if that's a problem. more »
Lobbyists for the credit union industry are decrying a proposal to limit forced arbitration clauses despite ample evidence that credit unions don’t use such clauses in the first place. more »
In this letter to the editor, former NCUA Chairman Michael Fryzel chimes in on the "too small to survive" debate. more »
Every quarter brings another barrage of financial reports showing the big get bigger while the small keep struggling — but what does that really mean? more »
Industry stakeholders offer their perspectives on CUNA’s awareness initiative, the minimum wage debate and whether adding two board members to NCUA is a good idea. more »
Considered the biggest accounting change ever for FIs, what can be done to mitigate the current expected credit loss rule; and how can regulators, lawmakers and CU do a better job of working together? more »
Former NCUA Chairman Michael Fryzel suggests expanding the number of board members of the federal regulator is not a good idea. more »
For years, a cohesive national brand campaign on the order of "Got Milk?" has eluded the credit union movement, and while the trade association is careful to note this is not a brand campaign, the program promises to be the closest thing to it since CUs tried to leverage Bank Transfer Day in 2011. more »
Technically, two-thirds of CUs don’t have a dog in the MBL fight, so we asked why the industry has spent so much time and energy on this battle. more »
Great Service Isn't Just A Myth
Neighbors CU highlights its commitment to service by showcasing a rather unusual member in this promotional spot.