Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
iTheStreet.comi CUs among three hot trends
MADISON, Wis. (11/14/11)--"Credit union" is among the top three "hot trend" Internet searches cited by a Wednesday TheStreet.com article.

"'Credit union'" is trending as momentum continues to build in new memberships at credit unions following Bank Transfer Day, which occurred this past Saturday, Nov. 5," the article said.

The article cited Credit Union National Association (CUNA) statistics that on Bank Transfer Day alone, 40,000 consumers joined credit unions nationwide, depositing $80 million into their accounts. CUNA also announced that credit unions across the country added 650,000 new members in October.

Bethpage (N.Y.) FCU, saw an 85% increase in memberships during the five weeks leading up to Bank Transfer Day, compared to the same period year ago, TheStreet.com said. Bethpage FCU also opened 1,471 new checking accounts during a one-week Bank Transfer Day promotion, the article said.

BECU, Tukwila, Wash., added 699 new members on Bank Transfer Day, a 40% increase from a typical Saturday, the article said.


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Record # of applicants for Crash the GAC means every state & D.C. will B represented by young #CU professional at #CUNAGAC #crashthegac15
7 hours ago
.@WOCCU and @CUNA are co-hosting 2015 America’s CU Conference July 12-15 in Denver. Registration is open here: http://t.co/FanFeaO0bC
8 hours ago
Recording of @CUNA Jan. 26 #rbc2 webinar is now available online here: http://t.co/jgxkd65Fj0 Just sign in and listen.
8 hours ago
.@SEC_News 2/19 proxy voting roundtable: contested director elections, increasing retail shareholder participation http://t.co/8k0p6ZvNL8
8 hours ago
.@TheNCUA posted resources 2 help consumers protect themselves,take action if they believe they were ID theft victims:http://t.co/HVaikbuT9H
10 hours ago