Posts Tagged ‘CUANY’

Can we have too little inflation?

Can we have too little inflation?

by: Henry Meier Yes we can and it’s the most important metric that the Fed will look at as it moves closer to a likely decision  to start raising short-term interest rates by the [...]

What credit unions can learn from Santa Claus

What credit unions can learn from Santa Claus

by: Henry Meier In any business, there’s always going to be a tension between catering to the commercialism of the moment and remaining true to the core values that made your institution great in [...]

Dysfunctional Congress throws credit unions a bone

Dysfunctional Congress throws credit unions a bone

by: Henry Meier It is with gritted teeth that I congratulate Congress this morning for passing legislation (HR 3468) providing Share Insurance Coverage to credit unions holding Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA). Passage of [...]

Helping credit unions keep up with the times

Helping credit unions keep up with the times

Credit unions feel some of the same pressures as banks, from keeping pace with technology, to the future of branches as more transactions migrate online. Laurie Baker sees credit unions of all sizes dealing with [...]

Supreme Court to rule on stripping

Supreme Court to rule on stripping

by: Henry Meier Good morning, if this headline got your attention, get your mind out of the gutter.  Think in bankruptcy parlance.  A “strip off” occurs when a court cancels a lien that is wholly [...]

On flood victims and profits

On flood victims and profits

by: Henry Meier Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York’s coastline on October 29, 2012 and despite the billions of dollars being spent on reconstruction there are still homeowners, some of whom undoubtedly have credit [...]

The day after

by: Henry Meier The biggest news from last night’s elections for New York credit unions isn’t the Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate.  Rather, it is the fact that Senate Republicans appear [...]

Are you asking questions about cyber security?

Are you asking questions about cyber security?

by: Henry Meier The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), which reflects the combined wisdom of all the financial regulators including the NCUA, released a “statement” yesterday in which it strongly recommended that financial institutions [...]

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