The latest from Randall Smith

- by CUNA

Credit unions good option for young savers

Credit unions are a great option for young savers, Mike Schenk, CUNA vice president of economics and statistics, recently told Reuters for an article on children and saving. Credit unions ...

- by CU Management

Best practices: Performance improvement is hard

Leaning on these three pillars can make your efforts more systematic and successful. by Ryan Rackley When credit unions think about organizational performance, they can have a tendency to focus ...

- by CU Magazine

Resist banking lobby’s rhetoric

We need to meet the banking lobby’s misinformation campaign head-on. By Mike Schenk The banking lobby is at it again, ramping-up efforts to feed policy makers a healthy dose ...

- by CU Times

Credit union operations manager gets 41 months

by: Peter Strozniak It took federal prosecutors in Georgia three years to charge and convict a former operations manager who manipulated an accounting system to steal nearly $500,000 from ...

- by CU Journal

Is the credit union movement losing its religion?

Would a credit union by any other name smell as sweet? by:  Lisa Freeman A recent Credit Union Journal story asked several credit unions that specifically avoid referring to themselves ...

- by Washington Post

Postal banking could make the postal system’s troubles worse

by: Charles Lane, Opinion writer With President Obama’s strong support, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a regulatory crackdown on payday lending, the short-term, high-cost loans that lower-income ...