NCUA Chair Debbie Matz to Step Down April 30

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz announced she will step down April 30. On her watch, credit unions hit the 100 million membership and $1 trillion asset benchmarks.

Family Finds Credit Union to Rebuild After Recession

Getting no help from other financial institutions, the Lopez family found the financial expertise and attentive service they needed at Point West Credit Union.

Hot Auto Market Fuels Credit Union Lending in Northwest

A red-hot auto market bodes well for credit unions. In Washington, vehicle registrations hit a post recession high of 278,000 vehicles in June and July. Auto lending makes up 32% of Northwest credit unions’ loan portfolios.

Survey Forecasts Cautious Holiday Spending

A survey released this week by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America predicts an increase in holiday spending over the previous year but indicates that consumers are still spending cautiously.

Filene Study: How Credit Unions Grew Consumer Loans During Great Recession

Filene Research Group’s John Dangoia explains how credit unions increased the size of their consumer loan portfolios during the recent recession, illustrating the need to make the most of every lending opportunity.