LSCU COOP / Communication & Press Room / News Feed / Top Stories

Top Stories

WOCCU welcomes new members from Colombia, Moldova

World Council of Credit Unions last week welcomed Colombia and Moldova as new members.... More

Diversification aids CUNA Mutual's bottom line

CUNA Mutual Group posted stronger-than-expected results in 2011, positioning itself to withstand continuing economic pressures in 2012. The company said its bottom line was bolstered by the performance of its credit union businesses and diversification.... More

CUNA Mutual: Data breach ups exposure to phishing

CUNA Mutual Group is advising credit unions to warn their members about the potential for increased phishing attacks on the heels of a recent data breach at Atlanta-based Global Payments Inc.... More

Alloya, Central Corporate signal intent to merge

The boards of Alloya Corporate FCU and Central Corporate CU have signed a non-binding letter of intent to merge the two corporates.... More

CFPB begins mortgage rule discussions

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday said it is considering a series of new mortgage rules that aim to increase transparency and accountability in the market.... More

NCUA's Myers outlines CU benefits in MarketWatch

Bill Myers, director of the National Credit Union Administration's Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, discussed credit unions' benefits to consumers, and more complex issues facing small credit unions in a recent MarketWatch interview.... More

Kiplinger slideshow features, '7 CUs anyone can join'

An online slideshow on features "7 Credit Unions Anyone Can Join," and directs consumers to a link for, the online credit union locator tool.... More

Minnesota CUs launch 'Bankziety' campaign

The Minnesota Credit Union Network has launched its "Bankziety" campaign, a response to consumer frustration with banks and a showcase for credit unions as an alternative.... More

More media report CUs' stand on MBLs

More small businesses are letting media know how credit unions have helped them through a tight credit market. Their support comes at a time when credit unions, leagues and CUNA are pushing for Congress to raise credit unions' member business lending cap so credit unions can help more small businesses and the economy.... More

Senate bill would require pre-loan student counseling

Legislation that would require schools to counsel students before they take out private student loans, and would help students research their own federal student loan eligibility, has been introduced in the Senate.... More