Credit Union News

According to the latest reports, Credit Union membership and total assets have hit an all-time high. Earnings have improved, loans have increased, and deposits have grown even faster than lending, while delinquencies and charge-offs have remained constant, and member bankruptcy filings have decreased.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Local credit unions celebrate milestone with free food The organization paid for lunches Tuesday at three Krekel’s restaurants in honor of credit unions reaching the 100 million member milestone nationally. Herald & Review

 

Explore the benefits of credit unions on International Credit Union Day, Oct. 16 Although credit unions have certain requirements for membership, some consumers are finding it’s easier than ever to join a credit union. Tri-County Citizen

 

Teen Reality Fair held at Carman-Ainsworth High School Credit Unions in the Flint area team up with the Michigan Credit Union Foundation to offer this fun and interactive Teen Reality Fair to more than 100 Carman-Ainsworth high school students. ABC12 Mid-Michigan

 

Focusing on finances Students at Perry Public Schools have a new opportunity to learn the ins and outs of managing their finances through a new partnership with a local credit union. The Argus-Press

 

Bank fee breakdown: Which banks most affordable? AND GET THIS, ACCORDING TO A WALLET HUB REPORT, THE BEST DEALS ON CHECKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS ARE ACTUALLY FOUND AT CREDIT UNIONS, THEY TYPICALLY CHARGE 70% LESS THAN THASHL BANKS. Local 6 Orlando

 

Bankruptcy And Your Credit Score “A lot of credit unions offer it," explains Harzog. Investopedia

 

Donations keep York County food program going, for now “This is just wonderful,” said the programs director Jodi Bissonette in a press release from the Maine Credit Union League on Tuesday. Lakes Region Weekly

 

Credit Unions Welcome Provincial Review of Credit Union Legislation: Will Seek Changes to Encourage System Growth The finance ministry plans to hold consultations around the province this fall to hear from credit unions and other interested parties. Marketwire

 

TruStone Financial Ranked as a Best Credit Union to Work For "I am honored to have TruStone Financial acknowledged for being a top workplace." The Credit Union Journal partnered with Best Companies to identify 30 credit unions that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. Marketwire

 

Prize-linked Savings Accounts: Coming to Your Bank? That effort may be proving worthwhile: Research shows that as many as 7 percent of credit union members joined just so they could open a Save to Win account. Nasdaq

 

Annual chamber night all about business - and bugs I use no refined sugar and all the ingredients start in their raw form." Of course, the booths offered plenty of less healthful sweets, including chocolate chip cookies being baked by First Trust Credit Union. The Times of Northwest Indiana

 

California

RewardsNOW Launches New and Enhanced Loyalty Programs The second program launched in California was for Eagle Community Credit Union, of Lake Forest, California. Business Wire

 

Iowa

Muscatine rep on state board of directors By serving on the 12-member board, each individual represents the interests of Iowas 107 credit unions and their more than 1 million members. Muscatine Journal

 

Kansas

Credit Union Foundation hands out grants Becky Harwick, president of the Capitol Credit Union Service Organization, handed out grant checks totaling $18,550 at the breakfast. The Topeka Capital-Journal

 

Michigan

Embezzlement Part 2 Nationally, Marquet reported businesses in the financial services sector suffered 42 percent of the losses and one in four of those cases involved credit unions. Sturgis Journal

 

Minnesota

Local credit union wins Crystal Performance Award SouthPoint ranks among the top two to three percent of all credit unions analyzed by Raddon for two consecutive reporting periods. Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch

 

North Dakota

Join The Kindness Revolution And Track Your Progress Its a campaign started by Affinity Plus Credit Unions in Minnesota. KVLY - KXJB Fargo

 

New York

Edge Federal Credit Union rolls out mobile check-deposit service Edge FCU contends it’s one of the first credit unions in Central New York to offer such a service. Central New York Business Journal

 

South Carolina

ARGO and Silanis Partner to Deliver Integrated Paperless Processing in Enterprise Sales, Service and Lending with e ... Silanis is also the preferred e-signature vendor for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and counts numerous credit unions, including Teachers Credit Union, Sharonview Federal Credit Union, Interior Savings and Orion Federal Credit Union. Business Wire

 

Washington

Blog It was an example of the credit union philosophy at work, encouraging social change locally and raising awareness about the community involvement implemented by credit unions around the world. South Sound Business Examiner

 

Credit cards get tech upgrade - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 PST STCU, Eastern Washington’s largest credit union, has issued the new cards to about 750 members, primarily those who travel outside the country. The Spokesman-Review

 

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