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Back on Track?
May 01, 2012
CUNA economists recently dusted off their crystal ball. The prognostications probably won’t shock you, but you might be pleasantly surprised.
No CU Is Immune From Employee Dishonesty
April 27, 2012
Many boards aren’t prepared for the financial and reputational impact of embezzlement. Whether your CU is large or small, employee dishonesty doesn't discriminate.
Three Ideas in Three Minutes
April 09, 2012
CUs could benefit from a more proactive and welcoming approach to new ideas, says Filene’s George Hofheimer.
How to be Heard on the Hill
April 01, 2012
The energy level on Capitol Hill is like an 'emergency room,' making it hard to get messages across.
Rice: Reaffirm Our Principles
March 19, 2012
Will the U.S. remain the world’s leader—or will another power such as China take our place on the global stage?
‘Powerful Cause, Positive Effect’
March 18, 2012
The theme for this year's Governmental Affairs Conference ties directly into our times.
Financial Services Undergoing ‘Secular Shift’
March 01, 2012
The financial services industry is transitioning from a high-margin business to a low-margin undertaking.
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.
Dashboards Keep Boards Focused
March 01, 2012
The use of online dashboards as management information systems by financial institution board members and executives is increasing.
Pay Attention to New Golden Parachute Rules
February 05, 2012
NCUA issued new rules in June 2011 regarding golden parachute payments for troubled CUs.
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
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