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Articles Tagged with 'business'
Seven Steps to Better Business Development
January 15, 2013
CUs are realizing the importance business development, but aren’t sure how to approach it.
Eight Thriving Cottage Industries
January 11, 2013
Cottage industries—businesses that can be started by individuals in their homes—present major lending opportunities for CUs.
Three Steps for MBL Success
January 09, 2013
Find the right people, forge strong member relationships—and be safe.
‘Gamification’ Is Finding a Place in the Business World
January 03, 2013
The goal is to use the dynamics and mechanics associated with games and apply them to real-world experiences.
The MBL Coin Toss
December 14, 2012
Sound practices and due diligence keep CUs in the clear on the MBL front.
Best Business Books of 2012: Biographies
December 13, 2012
Among the top business biographies of 2012 are profiles of three icons: Dwight Eisenhower, Steve Jobs, and Clarence Birdseye.
Get the C-Suite to Listen: Five Strategies
December 06, 2012
Communicating effectively, especially to executives, can be a challenge.
MBLs Offer ‘Chef Salad’ of Benefits for Lenders, Economy
November 30, 2012
Expanding business lending could make CUs significant contributors to the national economic recovery.
CUNA Hopes Election Day Victories Will Advance Legislative Priorities
November 19, 2012
National MBL Hike the Hill scheduled for Nov. 27-28.
Is Your CU Ready to Respond After a Disaster?
November 03, 2012
Seven tips for an effective crisis communications plan.
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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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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