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Teach Members, Employees How to Prevent ID Theft

July 01, 2007
Teach Members, Employees How to Prevent ID Theft July 1, 2007 By Michelle Cunningham Credit union members and other consumers can do many things to protect themselves from identity and credit card theft, according to the co-founder of an Internet security and compliance firm. Jim Stickley, chief technology officer and... READ MORE

Members' Use of Branches is Changing

July 01, 2007
Members' Use of Branches is Changing July 1, 2007 By Cathy Fleming Branch tools and technologies continue to evolve, as does how members use credit union facilities. Kathleen Litman, vice president of marketing for $1.3 billion asset Technology Credit Union , San Jose, Calif., and David Seeger, CEO of $28... READ MORE

Thwart Threats From the Inside

June 01, 2007
Thwart Threats From the Inside June 1, 2007 By Ellen Libenson Imagine an unhappy systems administrator who wants to teach a seemingly unappreciative company a lesson … an employee passed over for a promotion or a raise … an information technology (IT) manager disappointed by the amount of a bonus... READ MORE

Myers' Mark on the Movement

June 01, 2007
Myers' Mark on the Movement June 1, 2007 Bill Myers retires this month after 28 years as sole CEO of $51 million asset Alternatives Federal Credit Union , Ithaca, N.Y. Though he wouldn't want the hoopla, he's a shining example of what the credit union movement is all about. No... READ MORE

Thirteen Habits Every Manager Should Develop

June 01, 2007
Thirteen Habits Every Manager Should Develop June 1, 2007 Being successful in business requires forming good habits, says Ty Freyvogel, founder of Entrepreneurslab.com . He says developing these 13 habits will help managers eliminate problems before they arise: 1. Review all systems from top to bottom Examine what's working and... READ MORE

Is the CU Business Model Sustainable?

June 01, 2007
The CU industry is at an inflection point characterized by changing business models, new types of competition, no strategic market differentiation, and a host of other challenges. READ MORE

CUs Tackle the Authentication Challenge

June 01, 2007
CUs Tackle the Authentication Challenge June 1, 2007 With the proliferation of online banking, secure authentication is increasingly important for credit unions. However, choosing an effective multi-factor authentication technology can be particularly challenging for financial institutions. Consumers expect to have immediate and unobstructed access to their accounts, regardless of the... READ MORE

Health-Care Costs a Weighty Issue

May 01, 2007
Health-Care Costs a Weighty Issue May 1, 2007 By Victoria White Lennyx Corporate health-care costs continue to rise at alarming rates—double the inflation rate and four times defense spending in 2005 (the latest year data are available), according to the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC). Employers now pay more... READ MORE

Why Don't You Target the Hispanic Market?

May 01, 2007
Why Don't You Target the Hispanic Market? May 1, 2007 By Tony Malaghan The latest U.S. Census Bureau population estimates put the U.S. Hispanic population at 42.7 million, or 14.4% of the U.S. population. This means one out of seven U.S. inhabitants are Hispanic. The Bureau projects by 2050 the... READ MORE

Security As a Marketing Differentiator

May 01, 2007
Security As a Marketing Differentiator May 1, 2007 By Jay Barbour Historically, information technology (IT) security has been a business cost center. However, with the scope and scale of recent data breaches, including the TJX Co.s fiasco, consumers are tired of doing business with organizations that don't adequately protect personal... READ MORE

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