Leadership Q&A: Brandon Michaels

Professional development, networking are the best ways to keep pushing forward.

‘Don’t follow—lead,’ says Mazuma CU CEO. Read More
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Beware of Casual Conversation with Members

In certain situations, friendly banter can put your CU at risk.

Without proper controls and training, being too friendly can be dangerous to your CU’s health. Read More
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Guard Against Employment Practices Liability Claims

Such claims are on the rise, risk management expert warns.

Four steps to protect your CU from litigation. Read More
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Rewards Keep CU Cards ‘Top of Wallet’

As demographics change, consumers’ card reward preferences also shift.

Rewards programs are the top driver of which credit card tops a wallet. Read More
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‘Always Know and Listen to Your Customers’

CUNA Councils’ milestone shows importance of professional development.

A Q&A with Peninsula CU CEO Jim Morrell. Read More
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Happy 25th Birthday, Filene!

'Our namesake, Edward Filene, constantly looked at disruption because disruption is ever-present.'

'True innovation is always a moving target.' Read More
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Soak up the Sun, Sing in the Rain

Help members save for a rainy day.

July 28, 2014
Roughly one-fourth of consumers have no rainy-day fund.  Read More
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Where Does it All Go?

The thrill of payday is short-lived for many consumers.

July 21, 2014
Help members find opportunities to learn, save, and invest.  Read More
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What’s the Secret to Success? Questions!

We all want better answers, but first we need to ask the right questions.

July 14, 2014
Curious people are better able to define clear objectives and identify potential opportunities, research show.  Read More

Take a Selfie!

Image repair does not occur easily.

July 06, 2014
‘The No. 1 challenge for banks is differentiating themselves from other financial firms that have bad reputations.’  Read More

The Great Recession: Still on Shaky Ground?

The recession may be over, but many consumers have yet to find solid financial ground.

June 23, 2014
How can you help members find financial highs while confronting recessionary tremors underfoot?  Read More

Nominate a CU Rock Star Today

Are you a CU Rock Star—or do you know someone who is?

June 16, 2014
Last year, we honored nearly 50 CU Rock Stars—but we know there are many more.  Read More

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Mobile Lending Is a Strategy, Not an Add-on

'A CU has to go back to its vision, values, and mission in determining its future in mobile.' READ MORE

The Lending World According to CFPB: Mortgages

'CUs spent the past six months adjusting to the CFPB’s new mortgage rules, and they’re not done, yet.' READ MORE

Loyalty Fuels Growth

Retirement planning and student debt issues beg for a trusted financial adviser to step in. READ MORE

Livestream CFPB Advisory Meetings

Agency acknowledges CUNA's request for greater transparency by providing a video feed of its sessions. READ MORE

CUNA Full-Steam Ahead, Hampel Says

Interim president/CEO lauds the leagues and CUs for their dedicated work. READ MORE

Council Corner: Risk-Based Capital

CFO says NCUA's proposal 'would have a material impact' on his CU. READ MORE

Harness the Power of 'Intrapreneurship'

Innovation provides an opportunity to improve the member experience while energizing staff. READ MORE

The Vital Role of Volunteers

‘There’s no such thing as too much education.’ READ MORE

Help Consumers Celebrate Financial Independence

Partnerships and collaboration can help create financial security. READ MORE

ERM: Get to the Heart of ‘What If?’

Enterprise risk management serves as an early warning system. READ MORE

Discover New Leadership Perspectives

Get energized and spark new ideas at CUNA FUSE: Branch Operations & Business Development School, Aug. 18-21 in San Diego. READ MORE

Utah CUs Promote Political Engagement

Voter registration drive focused on improving the state's chronic low turnout figures. READ MORE
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