Credit Unions Archive
A cautionary tale for credit unions toying with commercial loans: banks will battle you to the bitter end. How dirty can the fight get? Find out here.
Bank Transfer Day is over, and November 5th has come and gone. So how bad was the damage? These facts and figures put the body count in perspective.
This study shows just how bad consumer sentiment has turned towards big banks, with nearly 1 in 10 of BofA's customers irked. But people still love their credit unions.
If every credit union in the world agreed to perform random acts of kindness all on the same day, it could be worth as much as $4.3 billion in free PR value.
Nine members of TruStone Financial got an unusual all-day tour of the credit union's inner workings, including a Q&A luncheon with the Chairman and CEO.
Attracting profitable Gen-Y members has been an on-going challenge for credit unions, but one ad agency thinks they have the solution to this elusive marketing riddle.
The Financial Brand sat down UMe FCU to talk about their recent name change. In this candid Q&A interview, you'll hear frank insights about the challenges involved with rebranding a financial institution.
Some credit unions pay significantly lower rates on deposits than community banks, so is it fair to characterize credit unions as a better value?
Credit union marketers are less happy, working longer hours and earning less -- especially women, who outnumber men 3-to-1 in the industry.
If you think credit unions are tax-exempt because they are not-for-profit, member-owned cooperatives, think again...
Why the Boston Globe and a pair of editorials about community financial institutions were grossly misguided.
Bancography, a financial services consulting firm, released its 2010 rankings for its Bancography Brand Value Index (BBVI), a quantitative ranking of the brand strength of all US banks and credit unions. The firm developed the system so that it could assist financial institutions with evaluating the strength of their brands. The index calculates the value […]
In less than a day, Google News listed no less than 300 different stories about the failure of three corporate credit unions. Many reports inaccurately characterized the conservatorship of these institutions and the NCUIF payback plan as a “bailout.” Regardless of the truth and how it all works, a significant portion of the public isn’t […]
If you’ve never heard of Dell Credit Union, Ohio State University FCU or Kohl’s Credit Union, there’s a good reason. They don’t exist. It might have something to do with the branches US Bank has built to serve the employees working on the campuses of those organizations. Through US Bank’s On-Site Banking program, some of […]