The Credit Union Association of Rhode Island presented a $65,000 check to Special Olympics Rhode Island at the Credit Unions of Rhode Island Charity Golf Tournament yesterday, July 14. These funds represent the total amount raised this year by credit unions, members, sponsors, etc. The Association's Social Responsibility Committee set the $65,000 goal in September 2013. This brings a seventeen-year total to $714,100.
The White House has issued a Message from the President about the 80th anniversary of the Federal Credit Union Act, praising credit unions for their dedication to providing affordable financial services.
A new analysis of state-level data released this week by NCUA shows several key performance measures, particularly loan and membership growth, rising at federally insured credit unions in the 12 month period ending March 31, 2014.
The Association recently unveiled a new consumer education tool it is making available to help credit unions explain who they are, what they do and why they are the only financial institution that the consumer should use. It is entitled: 15 Reasons Why You Should Only Bank at a Credit Union. This concise book written by Association President Paul Gentile lays out the facts in clear, easy to understand and engaging language.
The Rising Stars Breakfast has become a highly anticipated part of the Great New England Credit Union Show and once again it got the day off to a terrific start. Association President Paul Gentile, who served as Master of Ceremony at the breakfast, spoke about how inspiring it was to hear the presentation by featured speaker Major General (Ret,) Timothy McHale and then to watch the Rising Stars accept the honors that they have earned.
Volunteers from Pawtucket Credit Union, Pawtucket, RI, People’s Credit Union, Middletown, RI, and Westerly Community Credit Union, Westerly, RI answered hundreds of calls throughout the day at the phone bank during the 10th Annual Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon on April 3. Rhode Island Credit Union, Providence, RI was among the many sponsors who also participated during the event.
On April 30, the 2014 Great New England Credit Union Show will kick off with a breakfast to honor twelve Rising Stars from local credit unions who go above and beyond every day to assist their members, co-workers and community. To inspire them and their family, friends and colleagues who attend the breakfast, Major General (USA, Ret.) Timothy P. McHale will talk about another group of dedicated individuals he knows well: veterans who have disabilities as a result of their valiant service to our country.
Jenefer Duane has been added to the agenda for the Asociation's April 15 program, “Preventing, Detecting and Addressing Elder Financial Abuse". Ms. Duane currently serves as the Senior Program Analyst in the CFPB’s Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans and joined the bureau in 2011.
The League’s Marketers Network gathered together at the Credit Union Center in Marlborough on March 11. The featured speaker for the meeting was League President Paul Gentile who shared the insight he has on how the media works which he gained while working as a reporter and then as the editor of Credit Union Times.
The League’s Marketers Network gathered together at the Credit Union Center in Marlborough on March 11. The featured speaker for the meeting was League President Paul Gentile who shared the insight he has on how the media works which he gained while working as a reporter and then as the editor of <em>Credit Union Times</em>.</p>
Initial jobless claims dropped for the first full week of 2014, indicating continued labor market improvement.
The 12 Federal Reserve districts indicated economic activity expanded across most regions and sectors from late November through the end of the year, according to the Fed’s Beige Book which was released on Wednesday, January 15.
Hiring slumped sharply in December, as the economy added only 74,000 jobs, according to the government. This was the weakest month for job growth since January 2011 and came as a huge surprise to economists, who were expecting an addition of 193,000 jobs.
Research from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) hit the money—the Money section of USA Today, that is—for a “USA Snapshot.”
Service industries unexpectedly grew at a slower pace in December, a sign that some parts of the U.S. economy are improving in fits and starts.
Nearly 10.3 million Americans were unemployed in November, and almost 4 million of them, or 38.8% of all unemployed, have been out of work for 27 weeks or more. December unemployment figures are due out January 10.
It was the third consecutive month of falling sales, suggesting that higher mortgage rates are putting the brakes on the housing recovery.
The state’s population grew by 1,207 people from 2012 to 2013, but the slight uptick was not enough to keep Rhode Island from moving closer to losing one of its two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, a Providence Journal analysis of U.S. Census Bureau estimates shows.
The cost of living in the U.S. was unchanged in November from a month earlier, showing inflation is making scant progress toward the Federal Reserve’s goal.
The November jobs report shows the American economy continues its broad and steady job growth heading into the New Year, adding 203,000 jobs. The unemployment rate dropped to 7.0 percent, and American manufacturing remained strong with the addition of 27,000 new jobs.
America’s Credit Union Museum in Manchester, NH, is about to embark on an historic capital campaign and is looking for a Fundraiser and Executive Director for this venture.
CU Direct Corporation is looking for a Lending Solutions Sales Executive to join our innovative and progressive organization to assist in developing and selling Lending 360 and Lending Insight Products and any other assigned CUDC products and services to new potential and existing Credit Unions throughout an assigned area.
Rhode Island Credit Union is starting a search for a Deposit Operations Manager who will function as a subject matter expert on all deposit products and operations.
People’s Credit Union currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Collections Manager to manage the activities and staff involved in administering the credit union collections program.
The Credit Union League of Connecticut is seeking a Communication and Public Relations professional to promote the value of association membership and ensure Connecticut consumers choose credit unions as their best financial partner.
Macpage LLC, one of the largest accounting firms in New England, currently has an opening for an internal auditor to perform audit and regulatory compliance modules for our Financial Institution Practice in New England, mostly concentrated in Massachusetts.
People's Credit Union is seeking a Mortgage Loan Originator.
Dexter Credit Union is currently seeking a Mortgage Loan Originator. As a Mortgage Loan Originator, you will be responsible for originating residential real estate loans, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with realtors, builders, attorneys and other key individuals in the mortgage lending industry.