The latest from Randall Smith

- by Adam Mertz, CU Magazine

The power of community

Since founding The Cooperative Trust and creating the Crasher movement, Brent Dixon has tackled several interesting projects outside the credit union space. Dixon introduced an interactive vibe to TEDxAustin presentations. ...

- by NAFCU Newsroom

Consumer credit up 4.5% in December

Total consumer credit rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.5 percent in December. A slowdown from an 8.1 percent increase in November and a 5.2 ...

- by Robert Jarosinski, CU Magazine

4 steps to reduce card fraud

Plastic card fraud continues to be a growing problem for credit unions and other financial institutions. The Federal Reserve Board reported a 44% rise in fraud losses across all debit ...

- by David Baumann, CU Times

Hensarling to Trump: Fire Cordray now

House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) Tuesday called on President Trump to fire CFPB Director Richard Cordray as soon as possible. “Personnel is policy,” Hensarling said in an interview ...

- by Glen Sarvady, CU Magazine

Bring back monthly maintenance fees

An old and persistently annoying wound received some fresh claw marks recently. And I still blame Washington Mutual (WaMu). In late December, a popular podcast devoted an hour-long episode to ...