Tagged: Arkansas Federal Credit Union

The State of The Union (Editorial)

The State of The Union (Editorial)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalTransportation

We don’t need a presidential speech to tell us what the state of the union is. It’s broken but held together, at least in Arkansas, by individual and communal acts of goodwill, acts that we salute and appreciate. read more >

From the Cheap Seats (Editorial)

From the Cheap Seats (Editorial)

OpinionBanking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

AFCU was originally included in the group of banks that bid to lend money to the Little Rock Tech Park. The Arkansas Bankers Association talked the banks into tossing AFCU out of the club — but not until after the bid deadline had passed, so AFCU couldn’t make its own competing bid. read more >

Of Banks and the AFCU (Feedback)

Of Banks and the AFCU (Feedback)

OpinionBanking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

The misinformation employed by the Arkansas Bankers Association to exclude Arkansas Federal Credit Union from the bidding process for the Little Rock Technology Park community development project is reprehensible. The ABA put politics above the potential jobs and economic growth of the community, which speaks volumes about its self-serving agenda. read more >

AFCU Withdrawn from Tech Park Package

AFCU Withdrawn from Tech Park Package

WhispersBanking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Arkansas Federal Credit Union was uninvited from participating in the consortium of lenders providing a $17.5 million financing package for the Little Rock Tech Park at the request of the Arkansas Bankers Association. read more >

Outside Credit Unions Expand in Arkansas

Outside Credit Unions Expand in Arkansas

Banking & Finance

Eleven credit unions chartered outside Arkansas operate branches inside the state. Most are still associated with specific employers — think FedEx Employees Credit Association in Harrison, Eaton Family Credit Union in Searcy and L’Oreal USA Federal Credit Union in North Little Rock — but some are expanding their membership and their branch networks. read more >