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Strong Membership Growth Continues at CUs
June 21, 2013
Momentum from Bank Transfer Day continues.
Prepare for the ‘Tidal Shift’ Shaping Financial Services
June 13, 2013
Mobile services, hybrid cards help lenders serve underbanked consumers.
Look into the Future of Finance
May 25, 2013
Check out the latest advancements from the financial service industry’s technology leaders.
The ABCs of APT
May 18, 2013
Every system on your network should act as your ‘eyes and ears.’
Are You Selling Products—Or Helping Members Achieve Their Goals?
May 14, 2013
Plumbing experiment shows the value of trusted advice.
Student Loans: Understand the Financial Aid Timeline
May 09, 2013
Market your private student loan program early; preferably in May.
CU Offers Progression of Financial Education, Services
April 26, 2013
Young members can make real decisions—even mistakes—while the stakes are low and supervision is high.
Reach and Teach Youth
April 24, 2013
Just because young consumers aren’t profitable today doesn’t mean they won’t be tomorrow.
Why You Shouldn’t Take Financial Advice from Justin Bieber
April 22, 2013
Many CUs use prepaid cards as a transition to mainstream products.
Communication Key in Controlling Expenses
April 17, 2013
This runs counter to the stereotype of the CFO who hides in an office, emerging only to growl at co-workers who seek to spend money in unexpected ways.
Credit Union Magazine
March 2014 digital edition
Prepare for the End of Gridlock
At Freedom First CU, People 'Bank for Good'
Many Consumers Burdened by 'Debito'
Enhance Members’ Cross-Channel Experience
Prevent Workplace Fraud and Theft: Six Tips
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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