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Succession Planning: The Urgency Builds
September 01, 2012
Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day for the next 18 years, reports the Pew Research Center.
A Merger of Equals
August 01, 2012
Mergers of credit unions, especially those of relatively equal size, can be difficult because the partners often struggle with leadership, governance, and cultural issues.
Inside vs. Outside
August 01, 2012
Limiting your search to only one option limits the likelihood of selecting a CEO with the right combination of skills and vision to lead your credit union into the future.
Why Do CUs Offer Green Loans?
July 10, 2012
The decision to finance green initiatives involves the convergence of several factors, says a Filene report.
Nine Elements of a High-Performance Board Meeting
July 01, 2012
Immediate assessment is among the important features of effective meetings.
Tower Classic Golf Tournament Raises $28,000
June 29, 2012
The tournament has evolved from a casual social outing to a major fundraising event.
Walling Celebrates 40 Years of CU Service
June 27, 2012
Walling joined what was then the $7 million asset American Baptist CU in 1972 as assistant manager.
CU Revs Up Its Hispanic Outreach
June 17, 2012
Six-step approach leads to significant Latino membership growth.
New Threats Require a New Approach to Risk Management
March 29, 2012
Risk management challenges come in all shapes and sizes, from new forms of fraud to the increased regulatory burden.
Sharpen Your Board’s Financial Skills
March 01, 2012
When NCUA’S new financial literacy rules went into effect last July, credit unions took a closer look at their directors’ basic financial skills.
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
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