As the credit union movement has benefited from increased media attention in recent weeks, one thing is clear: itâ€™s a good time to be a credit union. Celebrate International Credit Union Day with a look at some of the movementâ€™s recent media coverage.
The court of public opinion says banks have erred in their belief that consumers would accept new fees sitting down. As those potential members stand up, are credit unions ready to move them to a better choice?
Ten Town Hall Meetings beginning next week will give Washington and Oregon CEOs the opportunity to weigh in on regulation, advocacy, government budget wrangling and other issues impacting the credit union movement. Northwest Credit Union Association CEO John Annaloro and President Troy Stang will personally visit with the credit union leaders in convenient locations throughout the states.
Just in time for the next stage in the interchange regulatory process, the Association has hired Lynn Heider as the new AVP of Communications to oversee the department and ensure the credit union message gets out to the press and the public.
Mega-merger creates $1bn CU in WA, plus the Association launches a brand new Chapter website.
The first article in our series on the regionâ€™s economic health focuses on Seattle, Tacoma, and Everett.
OnPoint Community CUâ€™s Educator of the Year wins a yearâ€™s worth of mortgage payments, plus a plethora of chapter events.
Encouraging job training, Numerica gives 30 computers to the Neighborhood Networks group. Plus loads of May chapter meetings announcementsâ€¦
The Iowa Division of Credit Unions will soon be led by former National Credit Union Administration Chairman Joann Johnson. Johnson served the NCUA for a total of six years starting in 2002, and led the agency for her final four years.
Within one week of the conclusion of the GAC, Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) introduced legislation (the
Small Business Lending Enhancement Act, S509) increasing the authority of credit unions to make business
loans to their members. By the end of that week, 15 senators from both sides of the political aisle, had signed on as cosponsors.
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