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Articles Tagged with 'student'
Responsible Approach Leads to Student Loan Success
February 13, 2014
Members are going someplace for student loans—why not your CU?
Student Loans: ‘What Are You Waiting For?’
November 14, 2013
Consolidating student loans can help both CUs and borrowers, but make sure members know what they may be giving up.
Student Loan Debt May Slow Home Buying
September 09, 2013
Consumers with student loan debt tend to have lower credit scores than those without.
August 12, 2013
Rising student loan debt hinders consumers’ ability to take out mortgages.
Confusion Reigns Over Student Loan Costs
May 26, 2013
Half of high school seniors don’t understand the cost and terms of student loans.
High School CU Branch Provides ‘Hands-On, Real-Life’ Financial Education
April 23, 2013
High school branch reflects a nationwide trend by CUs to provide teens on-site access to financial education and services.
One of Five Households Has Student Loan Debt
April 08, 2013
Average outstanding student loan balance approaching $30,000.
Student Loans Show Potential
January 01, 2013
Student loans offer opportunities for income and provide an affordable way for members to send their children to college.
CUs Missing Out on Student Loan Opportunity
November 12, 2012
Why do less than 0.5% of CUs offer private student loans?
The Tiny Little Voice
October 01, 2012
How often does acumen help us make good business decisions for our members and coworkers?
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'
Many Consumers Burdened by 'Debito'
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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William Armstrong, Northeast Community CU
Dan Morrisey, Queen of Peace Arlington FCU
William Rissel, Fort Knox FCU
Joni Senkpeil, Illinois CU System
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