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Articles Tagged with 'cooperative'
Unbankable: The Noble Birth of Credit Unions
December 25, 2013
Learn the "rest of the story" about CU icons Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen and Alfonse Desjardins.
A Look Back With Jeff Post
December 09, 2013
Post’s mantra: ‘Right person, right job, right results, right now.’
CUs in Boom and Bust Economies
November 11, 2013
Assets at the $305 million credit union in Williston, N.D., increased 27% in 2010 and 25% in 2011 at the height of the land-lease boom.
Co-Ops Take Center Stage at CUNA
October 21, 2013
CUs can benefit by forming partnerships with other co-ops.
Seven Steps to a Cooperative Culture
October 16, 2013
CUs prove that a cooperative business model is a thriving and successful alternative to the for-profit sector.
In Constant Pursuit of Good Design
October 02, 2013
‘It’s ok to positively disrupt the system.’
Win the Battle for Members' Wallets
July 16, 2013
Technology has changed the delivery of financial services to consumers, opening the door for outside competition.
CU Movement Loses an Icon
May 11, 2013
Colleagues say Heins was ‘ceaseless in his devotion to CUs and cooperatives worldwide.’
Are CUs Using Their Ultimate Competitive Advantage?
October 01, 2012
Does the cooperative model offer real advantages when compared with the stock bank model?
We Must Take a Broader View of Collaboration
October 01, 2012
Can you imagine a court ordering someone to pay $5,000 in interest on a $150 loan?
Credit Union Magazine
March 2014 digital edition
A New Payments Paradigm
Prepare for the End of Gridlock
Solving the Fannie and Freddie Puzzle
At Freedom First CU, People 'Bank for Good'
Enhance Members’ Cross-Channel Experience
Mobile banking has come a long way. But I have to wonder why credit unions are not using their mobile platform for marketing purposes? I've asked many of my clients this question and the answer I hear most often is that their mobile platform provider hasn't developed that functionality yet. Are we missing BIG opportunities here?
This is a great list, but falls short. Consider the myriad of other risks that can bring the credit union to its knees: Technology risks including viruses, trojans, data breaches and other forms of security compromises. People risks, including disgruntled employees, social engineering attempts, social unrest, prison breakout, social media entries that also affect the mentioned reputational risk. Environmental risks, which could include derailed or overturned chemical tankers,blizzards, hurricanes, tornados, sink holes (save the Corvettes!), earthquakes, mudslides, forest fires. Leaders always need to be asking themselves, "What could stop us from performing our mission?" A solid crisis management organization, coupled with a realistic, exercised business continuity plan is vital to ensure continued operations.
Cash America self reported the Ohio collections robo signing incident which was a violation of company policy. An outside investigation was conducted and findings were reported to the state and CFPB. Customers were refunded money due the company before any federal or state action was announced.
This important article managed to engage & inform in a few short minutes. Kudos, CU Magazine!
This is such a great example of credit unions giving back. The key with Complex Community is that they don't just do these acts of kindness just to do them. They are a part of their culture (as you noted). Before starting a similar program, other credit unions should do a deep dive into their culture and then match their program to who they are.
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