Data Cycle

1Q 2011

By Elizabeth Morash | Sept. 26, 2011

Summit Credit Union launches a new, interactive website that more closely aligns with its core philosophy. The improved web presence aims to engage with members and beef up referrals.

By Aaron Pugh | Sept. 26, 2011

GTE Federal shares its departmental and institutional goals for 2012 and beyond.

By Aaron Pugh | Sept. 23, 2011

Dynamic employee culture at GTE Federal positively impacts staff, members, and the Tampa community.


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By Aaron Pugh | Sept. 20, 2011

GTE utilizes a niche product suite and realtor relationships to give homebuyers the best shot.

By Aaron Pugh | Sept. 14, 2011

When problems occur for members of GTE, a One-Touch Resolution strategy means timely solutions.

By | Sept. 12, 2011

It takes more than talent to restructure your employee environment from the ground up. It takes the right attitude and a shared mentality of success.

By Aaron Pugh | Sept. 12, 2011

GTE explains how it connects with the financial needs and priorities of Tampa small business owners.

By Aaron Pugh | Aug. 30, 2011

GTE addresses its loan underwriting process to meet member’s needs while preventing undue loss.

By Aaron Pugh | Aug. 15, 2011

GTE streamlines its consumer lending suite, with refined products that members understand.

By Aaron Pugh | Aug. 8, 2011

GTE sees its renewed focus on the member experience pay off as the institution grows.

By Aaron Pugh | Aug. 4, 2011

GTE revisits its communications strategy, terminology, and brand identity to reconnect with the community it serves.

By Aaron Pugh | Aug. 1, 2011

As consumers in the Tampa area fight through the last remnants of recession, a reformed GTE is back in their corner.

By Rebecca McClay | July 19, 2011

Many credit unions develop specialized mortgage products for specific homeowner groups.

By Alix Patterson | July 18, 2011

Indirect lending is one route to attracting auto loans in a tough economy.

Winning At Home

By Thomas Cullen | July 11, 2011

Credit unions are generating solutions that boost local economies.

By Aaron Pugh | July 11, 2011

Iowa is ahead of the curve in member acquisition.

By Andrew Bolton | July 11, 2011

Credit unions can improve earning interest income.

By Jay Johnson | July 4, 2011

The recession has been a test for cooperatives, and now the movement transitions toward a positive future.

By Lydia Cole | July 4, 2011

Expenses for marketing grew 4% in the first quarter of 2011 as a result of credit unions’ priorities, not their size.

By Thomas Cullen | July 4, 2011

Credit cards are making a slow comeback, and knowing what the consumer wants is one key to success.

By Alix Patterson | July 1, 2011

Economic signals remain mixed, but don’t wait for a green light to jump into action.

By Lydia Cole | July 1, 2011

The team at GTE FCU managed the credit union through home price declines and high unemployment.

By Thomas Cullen | June 20, 2011

Small businesses drive communities, and credit unions should develop relationships with them whenever possible.

By Rebecca McClay | June 20, 2011

As the structure of the financial services system evolves with the economic recovery, credit unions are poised to become the community lenders of the 21st Century.

By Alix Patterson | June 13, 2011

As scandals and controversy vie for consumers' attention, how can credit unions get their good news heard?

By Alix Patterson | June 13, 2011

How to engage your management team in a robust dialogue about your lending strengths and weaknesses.

By Alix Patterson | June 6, 2011

Credit unions provide a stabilizing force in pockets of the economy that are still struggling.

By Thomas Cullen | May 31, 2011

Mobile efficiency apps, consumer behavior, and the ramifications of high rent are all in the news this week.

By Lydia Cole | May 30, 2011

Credit unions surpass the thrift industry to become the second largest financial system in the United States.

By Lydia Cole | May 30, 2011

The ongoing recovery spurred the nation’s 7,442 credit unions during first quarter 2011. Highlights include improved earnings, dramatic drops in delinquency and charge-offs, and deeper member relationships.

By Lydia Cole | May 30, 2011

Consumers are saving more than they did five years ago; the increase in deposits is a sign of new lending opportunities.

By Andrew Bolton | May 23, 2011

Credit unions in the Grand Canyon State are saving members’ homes and earning positive net income.

By Thomas Cullen | May 16, 2011

A Washington state credit union turns its diminutive size into a demonstrable advantage.

Ready to Go

By Thomas Cullen | May 16, 2011

FirstLook credit unions show solid performance in first quarter 2011.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 9, 2011

Diligent oversight and superior rates help this Iowa credit union raise its ROM.

By Alix Patterson | May 9, 2011

Conflicting metrics creates a convoluted picture, but prospects for jobseekers are increasingly nitid.  

By Andrew Bolton | May 9, 2011

FirstLook credit unions continue to increase their ROA.

By Aaron Pugh | May 2, 2011

For Season 6, Anatomy of a New Beginning, Callahan & Associates visited GTE Federal Credit Union, situated in Tampa, Florida.

By Lydia Cole | May 2, 2011

Record 2010 loan origination momentum carries into 2011.

By Lydia Cole | April 28, 2011

It’s that time of year. Banks and credit unions are reporting first quarter 2011 financial results.

By Aaron Pugh | April 1, 2011

Take an in-depth look at how GTE got going in tough times.