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CO-OP ANNOUNCES SHAREHOLDER DIVIDEND
updated 04/14/14 01:37 PM
Patronage Pool of $30.5 Million
CO-OP Financial Services has announced a shareholder dividend pool of $30.5 million for 2013—a 17 percent increase from 2012. Since becoming a credit union-owned cooperative in 1996, CO-OP’s total shareholder patronage has been $284.8 million.

“The year 2013 was a good one for the credit union system, with membership, loans and earnings up in aggregate for the industry,” said Stan Hollen, President/CEO, CO-OP. “At CO-OP, we had record sales and earnings, enabling us to provide our nearly 1,200 member-shareholder institutions with a healthy increase in patronage for the year.”

Other 2013 CO-OP highlights:

  • Zero unscheduled or scheduled downtimes on Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) switches
  • A record 2.8 billion transactions processed
  • A 8.7+ customer satisfaction rating in all of its businesses

 
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GIGI HYLAND TALKS PHILOSOPHY AT WCMS updated 07/21/14 04:11 PM
Foundation Leader Addresses Colloquium
The foundational philosophy of credit unions isn’t dead. But keeping true to the movement’s ideology means staying nimble in how it’s executed and harboring an open mind to change.

ECONOMY 'WELL POSITIONED AND READY' updated 07/21/14 02:06 PM
CUs Can Target Growth Areas
As the economy expands throughout the latter half of 2014, credit unions should focus particularly on the largest employment sectors and growth in these areas, according to California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston in his latest Credit Union Digest column.

NCUA TO INCORPORATE 'RBC' COMMENTS updated 07/21/14 01:22 PM
All Audio Sessions Posted Soon
The National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) three listening sessions in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Alexandria, VA are finished—and the agency said it’s “incorporating comments and ideas from the sessions into its work, including the ongoing review of the agency’s proposed risk-based capital rule.”

HEARING: ROYCE ADDRESSES RBC CONCERN updated 07/18/14 11:59 AM
CU CEOs Comment on Record
Rep. Ed Royce, R-CA and a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, recently questioned a witness on the National Credit Union Administration's risk-based capital proposal during a committee legislative hearing.