Posts From January, 2011

Cheney Cites Interchange Rules for Debit Cards a 'Loss' for CUs and Consumers in Huffington Post, CUs Encouraged to Comment  

Posted by Marissa Anema Friday, January 21, 2011 11:27:00 AM
NEW YORK - The Huffington Post news and opinion Web site has published several reports recently characterizing the new debit interchange law and Fed proposal as a loss for big banks but a win for... read more

Support N.J. CUs' Financial Reality Fairs!  

Posted by Marissa Anema Thursday, January 20, 2011 10:13:00 AM
HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. - Financial Reality Fairs are the newest way New Jersey credit unions are bringing financial literacy to high school students around the state. A Reality Fair is a fun, hands-on way... read more

CBS' MoneyWatch Lists CUs as One Way to 'Beat the New High Bank Fees' 

Posted by Marissa Anema Wednesday, January 19, 2011 9:55:00 AM
NEW YORK - "Is your bank jacking up its fees on your checking account?" CBS MoneyWatch contributor Jane Bryant Quinn asks in her article "4 Ways to Beat the New High Bank Fees". If so, turn to credit ... read more

CUNA Releases Guidance on CU Exam Issues 

Posted by Marissa Anema Tuesday, January 18, 2011 11:00:00 AM
In response to credit unions' increasing frustrations with regulatory exams, CUNA has developed a bill of "examination rights," which is detailed and cross-referenced to NCUA's own examiner guide.... read more

Get a Compliance Update at the February Union/Morris Chapter Meeting 

Posted by Marissa Anema Monday, January 17, 2011 12:10:00 PM
UNION, N.J. - Are you ready for the year ahead when it comes to compliance? Get up-to-date on the new rules, regulations, and requirements at the Union/Morris Chapter's February meeting. NJCUL... read more

Reminder: Interchange Call-to-Action Continues, Visit NJCUL Online Grassroots Action Center to Contact the Fed Today 

Posted by Marissa Anema Monday, January 17, 2011 12:07:00 PM
WASHINGTON - A nationwide interchange Call-to-Action dubbed Operation Comment is underway. Credit union professionals, volunteers, and members are encouraged to visit NJCUL's Online Grassroots Action ... read more

Lottery Scam & Counterfeit Check Alert! 

Posted by Marissa Anema Friday, January 14, 2011 11:31:00 AM
CUNA Mutual Group's Resource Protection Center reported that individuals are receiving cashier checks bearing the name of Patriot Federal Credit Union, Pennsylvania, all in the amount of $3,920.00.... read more Blog Talk Up CUs' Low Credit Card Rates 

Posted by Marissa Anema Friday, January 14, 2011 9:53:00 AM
A blog posted on on Thursday compares credit union card credit fees with hose of big banks. "Credit Union Card or Bank Card? Take a Look at the Fees" gives two examples of card offers:... read more

New Complaint Filed by NCUA Against WesCorp Defendants 

Posted by Marissa Anema Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:12:00 AM
Wednesday, NCUA filed a new, 20-page complaint against Western Corporate Federal Credit Union's (WesCorp) outside directors, according to a January 12 article in the Credit Union Times. The report... read more

NJCUL's 2011 Media Plan Now Available, "Banking You Can Trust" Campaign Expanding 

Posted by Marissa Anema Wednesday, January 12, 2011 12:09:00 PM
HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. - The New Jersey Credit Union League's cooperative advertising campaign, "New Jersey's Credit Unions, Banking You Can Trust", has started the year off strong. Not only is the... read more
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