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february 2011 issue
Articles Tagged with 'unions'
Get Ready for ICU Day
September 11, 2012
ICU Day revolves around member recognition, tradition, global appreciation, and generosity.
What Tech Innovations Lie Ahead?
September 06, 2012
Look before leaping onto the latest technology bandwagon.
Mobile Payments Revolution Coming
August 27, 2012
Security concerns remain the top reason consumers don’t make mobile payments.
Students Assume Greater Share of College Costs
August 24, 2012
Lack of understanding about private student loans can lead to serious financial problems after graduation.
Enterprise Risk Management Is a Culture, Not a Project
August 23, 2012
ERM is a set of processes designed to create a culture of proactive identification, measurement, and management of risks.
CUs Loosen the Salary Purse Strings
August 21, 2012
Variable pay remains a popular way to reward employees without increasing fixed costs.
Bring HR Policies in Line With New Guidance
August 20, 2012
Take five steps to bring your employment practices in line with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidance.
PSCU to Host Innovation Hackathon
August 17, 2012
Teams will get 24 hours to produce a viable new concept or working demo.
Far More CUs Than Banks Offer Free Checking
August 15, 2012
Interest-bearing checking accounts at banks often come with staggering minimum balance requirements.
Why CUs Should Think Like Game Designers
August 14, 2012
If misaligned incentives and boring experiences are the enemy of traditional financial services, gamification could be our hero.
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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