Nearly 60% of members say a CU is their primary financial institution, up from 42% in 2009.
August 2, 2013
Financial crisis triggered many consumers to move their business from banks to CUs.Read More
Four-part ‘fee avoidance’ strategy helps CUs develop strong member relationships.
July 19, 2013
‘Menu-based’ pricing helps CUs generate income in a fee-averse environment.Read More
But these accounts pay less than they used to.
June 10, 2013
The average APY for high-yield checking accounts is 1.64%, survey says.Read More
Kansas CU scores with G-rated campaign that tugs at pet lovers' heartstrings.
June 10, 2013
CEO Lee Williams believes in pushing the envelope to distinguish Central Star from the competition.
‘True success is by design, and measured by the good it does for others.’
September 1, 2012
Tarrant County Credit Union CEO Lily Newfarmer is a Credit Union Hero.Read More
Only 45% of banks offer free checking options vs. 72% of CUs.
August 15, 2012
Interest-bearing checking accounts at banks often come with staggering minimum balance requirements.Read More
It’s a delicate balancing act as CUs try to generate income without annoying members.
July 1, 2012
Credit unions benefited from the bankers’ misstep on fees, garnering hundreds of thousands of new members.Read More
Consumers aren’t borrowing, but they’ll refinance if offered a good deal.
April 1, 2012
CUs need to shed old mindsets and embrace sales as a way to serve members.Read More
Tiered interest checking has declined 4.7% since July 2009.
June 6, 2011
Checking account types with greater fee potential are on the rise, since the end of the recession, while “standalone” accounts have declined.
April 7, 2011
Raising checking account fees would cause 51% of consumers to shop around.Read More