Build Momentum Within Your Sales and Service Culture

June 14, 2010
Daunting. Difficult. Tiresome. These are some commonly used words by those who safeguard the spirit of their sales and service culture. Credit unions that dare to tackle this challenge head-on instead of retreating will become more profitable and effective organizations. READ MORE

Characteristics of CU Mergers

June 11, 2010
Six findings about credit union mergers. READ MORE

Take Action on Interchange Legislation

June 03, 2010
Despite the uncertainty of the interchange situation, issuers need to explore different scenarios and prepare now, according to a new Celent report. READ MORE

The Dark Side of Cost Control

June 01, 2010
Expense control is crucial during times of such thin spreads. But don't go too far. READ MORE

Mergers Remodel the Movement

June 01, 2010
For better or worse, the trend toward fewer but larger CUs continues. The gradual but incessant migration toward fewer but larger credit unions continues, apparently unimpeded by economic ups and downs. READ MORE

When Factories Fold

June 01, 2010
The recession has idled scores of U.S. factories. When the gates close, CUs become members' financial safety net. READ MORE

Mortgage Fraud Continues to Climb

May 14, 2010
Reported incidents of mortgage fraud and misrepresentation by professionals in the mortgage industry grew 7% from 2008 to 2009, according to The 12th Periodic Mortgage Fraud Case Report  from the Mortgage Asset Research Institute , a LexisNexis® service. “While this is a noticeable increase, we believe that mortgage fraud is... READ MORE

Cheney Named New CUNA CEO

May 05, 2010
Bill Cheney will take the reins as CUNA president/CEO July 5, succeeding Dan Mica. Cheney, 49, is president/CEO of the California/Nevada Credit Union Leagues. “After an exhaustive search, in which nearly 100 highly qualified candidates were considered, the CUNA Board has unanimously accepted and certified the executive search committee’s recommendation... READ MORE

Go From Good to Great

April 30, 2010
Business growth guru Jim Collins , author of “Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t,” will keynote The 1 Credit Union Conference . The event, a joint effort between World Council of Credit Unions ( WOCCU ) and Credit Union National Association ( CUNA ), will... READ MORE

FBI's Top Ten News Stories

April 26, 2010
For the week of April 23: 1. New York: Guilty Plea in al Qaeda Subway Plot The Justice Department announced that Zarein Ahmedzay, a U.S. citizen and resident of Queens, N.Y., pled guilty to terrorism violations stemming from, among other activities, his role in an al Qaeda plot to conduct... READ MORE

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