CUNA's CU360 newsletter has become the E-Scan newsletter. This change coincides with release of the 2010-2011 Environmental Scan Report . Credit unions have relied on the E-Scan for nearly 30 years to help them craft their strategic plans. Now, the monthly E-Scan newsletter will supplement the annual report with insights... READ MORE
When auto loans go bad, collateral-management tools help CUs pick up the pieces. In today’s tough economy,
when many people are defaulting on car loans, you’d expect auto repossession agents to be rolling in clover. But they’ve
also run into tough times. “Just when you’d think there...
Patrick Totty The complexity of mobile banking makes security particularly challenging. At last count, modern credit unions offered members at least six product and service delivery channels: in person, snail mail, ATMs, e-mail, Web sites, and call centers. Mobile banking gives credit unions another way to connect with members. But... READ MORE
Volunteers set your credit union’s future direction. Keep them abreast of developments with these Credit Union National Association (CUNA)resources: CU Directors Newsletter Credit Union Directors Newsletter is an efficient way for directors to stay informed of the latest compliance changes and policy issues. Each month it delivers advice, information, and... READ MORE
By Jack Malinowski Despite economic “green shoots” proclaimed last year by the Federal Reserve, 2010 brings unique challenges to credit unions that must meet ever-changing legislative requirements and member needs. Change typically means time-consuming technology overhauls or intense teller training. But according to Celent , 76% of financial institutions’ information... READ MORE
By Sara Petty Card-issuing credit unions have faced a tough road as they juggle the pursuit of compliance with the goals of continued profitability. The time and financial investment required to keep card programs in line with the law has been substantial. In some cases, the hours and dollars invested... READ MORE
Hispanics are the largest, youngest, and most underserved ethnic group in the U.S. To help you attract and serve members of
the Hispanic community, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has teamed up with Coopera Consulting. Coopera Consulting
offers consulting and translation services, as well as a comprehensive assessment that...
By Patrick Totty Many credit union members view brick-and-mortar branches in much the same way that college kids think of home: They function well away from it but love basking in the sheer comfort and familiarity of the place. That basic need for human contact is why credit unions will... READ MORE
Many credit union members view brick-and-mortar branches in much the same way that college kids think of
home: They function well away from it but love basking in the sheer comfort and familiarity of the place. That basic need
for human contact is why credit unions will...