Minnesota Campaign Aims to Eradicate â??Bankzietyâ??

Minnesota Campaign Aims to Eradicate ‘Bankziety’

Program educates consumers age 21 to 35 about the benefits of CU membership.

‘Banziety’ is defined as ‘uneasiness, distress, or mental apprehension over an impending interaction with a bank.’ Read More
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Know the Rules on Holiday Gifts

Can CU staff accept gifts from members?

As the holiday gift-giving season begins, it’s a good time to review your CU’s Bank Bribery Act policy. Read More
Count Your Blessings: Converging Job Happiness with Brain Science

Count Your Blessings: Converging Job Happiness with Brain Science

Raising people’s level of positivity creates a ‘happiness advantage.’

Remind employees frequently of your commitment to them. Read More
Cooperation Among Co-ops

Cooperation Among Co-ops

CUs and other cooperatives are collaborating to benefit communities—and each other.

Everybody wins when consumer awareness of the cooperative structure grows. Read More
BLS: Expect Sustained Employment Growth

BLS: Expect Sustained Employment Growth

Job growth coming from higher-paying professions.

Salary costs will grow, but not enough to ignite inflation. Read More
Business Members Embrace Mobile Services

Business Members Embrace Mobile Services

Features such as remote deposit capture create ‘stickiness.’

Small business owners increasingly are turning to mobile and digital financial services. Read More
Sprinkle Some Elfin Magic into Your 2015 Marketing Strategy

Sprinkle Some Elfin Magic into Your 2015 Marketing Strategy

Make your marketing messages resonate with valuable content.

December 15, 2014
Change your focus from ‘one to many’ to ‘one to one.’  Read More
Employee Engagement: A Pretty Picture?

Employee Engagement: A Pretty Picture?

What inspires your staff and keeps them under your employ?

December 08, 2014
Inspiring and motivating employees is the most important driver of leadership effectiveness.  Read More
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Chasing Dollars

Americans are anxious about retirement savings.

November 17, 2014
One-fifth of the middle class has no retirement savings.  Read More

Who’s Afraid of Mobile?

The rapid growth of online and mobile banking is frightening for many Americans.

November 03, 2014
Mobile banking security and technical errors remain prime concerns.  Read More
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How Was Work?

Labor market growth signals sustained hiring in the U.S.

October 27, 2014
Most promising employment sectors include nonprofits, information services, and insurance and finance.  Read More

Women: Why Wait and Wonder?

Don’t let dreams be a substitute for informed actions promoting financial success.

October 06, 2014
Women want simplicity, good intentions, and strong ethics from the financial sector.   Read More

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Payments, Data Drive Core Processors

Client feedback inspired many improvements, but company-driven innovations also will please credit unions and members. READ MORE

CU Fuel Loans Aim to Keep Members Warm

Three-fourths of Maine CUs offer special low- or no-interest loans to cover energy costs. READ MORE

Dates announced for 2015 CUNA Marketing Management School

Three-part program helps people become well-rounded marketers. READ MORE

Lending Regulatory Headwinds: 2015 Style

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may have a direct impact on CUs’ portfolio mix. READ MORE

CU System Grew, Bolstered Economy in Third Quarter

Interest-rate risk is moderating but remains a concern, NCUA chairman says. READ MORE

Matz: Responsible Parties Should Cover Cost of Cybersecurity Breaches

Retailers should be held to the same high data protection standards as CUs. READ MORE

CU Staff Benefits

An infographic based on a data from CUNA's 2014-2015 Staff Benefits Report. READ MORE

Plan for Sustainability

Small CUs continue to report operational challenges. READ MORE

Of Branches and Luddites

Tablets have the power to transform the branch and engage customers as never before. READ MORE

Expand Your Business Lending Knowledge

Three-year program helps CU lenders boost their business lending potential. READ MORE

Applications for the 2015 Crash the GAC Are Due Jan. 1

Program opens the door for young CU professionals. READ MORE

CU Direct Celebrates 20th Anniversary with $20K Donation

Company’s ‘20 for 20 campaign’ to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. READ MORE

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