Back by Popular Demand: Allison Clarke Set to Electrify Amplify Main Stage

The passionate entrepreneur and corporate trainer was a favorite at last year’s Amplify. This year she takes the main stage to get credit unions on their feet, talking to each other and learning deeply the power of effective communication, engagement and leadership.

Fake IRS Phone Calls Defrauding Taxpayers of Millions

Phone scam surges during tax season, tops IRS list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2015.

Car-Buying Demand Drives Continued Profitability for Autoland and Its Partners

Having added 11 new credit union partners and with lead volume up 27 percent, Strategic Link business partner Autoland reported positive first-quarter earnings, including a 16-percent sales increase over the same period in 2011.

Northwest Credit Unions’ MBL Programs Could Improve if Congress Raises Cap

With President Obama’s announcement that he will make job growth his next priority, the credit union movement is urging Congress to raise the cap on member business lending. Growth in credit union MBL programs remains on a slow trajectory with the sputtering economy.

Barrick Calls First Fed Meeting Productive

Advantis Credit Union President & CEO Ron Barrick recently attended his first meeting as the only credit union representative on a special advisory panel of the Federal Reserve. The meeting was held at the Federal Reserve offices in San Francisco and had a clear focus on the regional economy and job creation.