CUNA Mutual Group commits $1 million to research to grow consumer awareness of CUs

CUNA Mutual Group and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced that CUNA Mutual Group has made a $1 million commitment for 2018 to the groundbreaking, research-based effort being led by CUNA to grow consumer awareness and consideration of credit unions as the best financial partner for American consumers. CUNA Mutual Group’s contribution will directly […]

Ashley named Corporate One FCU’s President/CEO

Corporate One Federal Credit Union announced today that Melissa A. Ashley has been named to the position of President/CEO effective Sept. 1. She succeeds retiring President/CEO Lee C. Butke, who had announced his planned departure previously in March of this year. Butke will support an effective and orderly transition as Consultant to the Board of […]

Filene names Nelms to head research

Filene Research Institute named Taylor C. Nelms managing director of research, a role dedicated to fostering and translating Filene’s groundbreaking research to help credit unions create positive impact in the real world. Nelms’ connection with Filene can be traced back to 2015 through his authorship of the Emerging Payments and Communities: Reimagining Trust and Mutual […]

JMFA: Costs of back-to-school for families

In an article by John M. Floyd & Associates (JMFA), “Making Ends Meet in the Dog Days of Summer, you’ll see the high costs of education for Americans.” Summer is winding down, and kids are heading back to school. Across the U.S., some 29 million households are expected to spend $27.6 billion on supplies and […]

Community banks report big profits

Commercial banks and savings institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) reported aggregate net income of $60.2 billion in the second quarter of 2018, up $12.1 billion (25.1 percent) from a year ago. The improvement in earnings was attributable to higher net interest income and a lower effective tax rate. Financial results for […]

CUAid partnering with California CU leaders to assist people affected by wildfires

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is working closely with staff at the California and Nevada Credit Union League to direct disaster relief funds to credit union people affected by wildfires in Northern California; the worst wildfires in the history of the State of California. Donations to the Foundation’s General Disaster Relief Fund are […]