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Articles Tagged with 'credit'
Rates & Ratios: CU Savings Decline During April
June 10, 2012
CU loans outstanding grew 0.4% during April, led by adjustable-rate mortgages, unsecured personal loans, and used auto loans, according to CUNA’s economics and statistics department.
Marketing: The Blessing and the Curse
May 29, 2012
‘Be comfortable being uncomfortable,’ award-winning marketers advise.
Credit Card Users Making Timelier Payments
May 25, 2012
A new report suggests the credit card marketplace continues to recover from the problems it faced during the Great Recession.
MBL: If Banks Win, CUs Lose
May 21, 2012
CUs need to chart their own future—and not let the banking community do it for us.
‘Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You’
May 18, 2012
Hiring disruptive people can ward off complacency and inject an organization with fresh ideas and perspectives, says management guru Tom Peters.
Include ‘Golden Handcuffs’ with Succession Plans
May 12, 2012
Build ‘bench strength’ so your CU has a top-notch CEO in waiting.
Payments Trends May Alter CU Business Model
May 10, 2012
With a significant portion of noninterest income derived from the payments ecosystem, CUs must be prepared for what’s next in payments.
Rates & Ratios: CU Assets Reach Milestone
May 04, 2012
CU assets pass the $1 trillion mark for the first time. JP Morgan Chase Bank, in comparison, has $1.8 trillion in assets.
De Dios Named Coopera CEO
May 03, 2012
CUs are the answer to connecting more Hispanics, both immigrant and U.S.-born, with the financial mainstream, she says.
Seeking Social Media Success? Be the ‘Community Hub’
April 25, 2012
Chris Brogan’s advice for harnessing the power of social media boils down to two simple words: Be helpful.
Credit Union Magazine
March 2014 digital edition
A New Payments Paradigm
Prepare for the End of Gridlock
Solving the Fannie and Freddie Puzzle
Reviving the Spirit of St. Louis
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.
This article is spot-on regarding engagement. In fact, many credit unions need to replace their sales training with member engagement training. Your members don't want to be sold to--they want to be engaged with. Likewise, your front-line staff are not sales people--they are educators.
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