Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Panthers QB pitches CUs financial tips
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (8/19/09)--Jake Delhomme, National Football League quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, will provide tips on financial fees and interest rates in three television commercials for Charlotte Metro FCU. Delhomme is the type of multimillionaire who can tout a credit union’s good points, said Nathan Tothrow, marketing chief for the $184.3 million asset, Charlotte, N.C-based credit union (charlotteobserver.com Aug. 18). “He’s about as unpretentious as you can get [for] a sports figure,” Tothrow told the newspaper. Delhomme “was kind of jazzed” about doing a commercial for the credit union, David Riggs, his marketing agent at Chicago-based Priority Sports & Entertainment, told the paper. “He’s not one of those athletes who just endorses everything,” Riggs added. “The credit union was a great fit because he’s so down-to-earth. He ended up opening an account there.”
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Another state will probe the Experian data breach; learn more in tomorrow's edition of #NewsNow #CUNA #creditunions
11 hours ago
Canada's @Vancity to support phase 3 of @WOCCU's Build the Brand http://t.co/6IMSvA8LMZ
11 hours ago
Yesterday, #creditunions across the country encouraged members to #gogreen on #EarthDay http://t.co/boBamaLJoh #greenliving
14 hours ago
As ticket prices for sporting events soar, #creditunions are pitching in to drive down costs for members http://t.co/EgrrtkVlgt
16 hours ago
Shodair Children's Hospital in MT receives #NCUF @BizKidsTV, thanks to @mtcus4you http://t.co/oxGAbqpU5h
16 hours ago