Articles by Libby Vertz
Many young adults face poor job prospects, high student debt levels.
March 8, 2012
CUs can reach young adults by emphasizing their strengths: Financial stability and reasonable rates and fees.Read More
The newest technology in the financial industry will reach CUs soon.
March 1, 2012
The use of online dashboards as management information systems by financial institution board members and executives is increasing.Read More
Success comes from forging relationships with members and local communities.
February 3, 2012
The 2011 winners of CUNA’s Community CU of the Year Award have relied on dedication to CU values and community involvement for their success.Read More
Demographic shifts are transforming the U.S., requiring CUs to connect with a more diverse populace.
January 26, 2012
While the U.S. established its reputation as a melting pot centuries ago, the nation is more diverse today than ever before.Read More
But that's no reason to be complacent, new CUNA survey says.
January 18, 2012
CUs should monitor staffing to see not only why employees are leaving, but also why they’re staying.Read More
Disrupters take different paths to success.
December 20, 2011
Going against the grain in business can pay off in a big way.Read More
Filene think-tank participant offers insights on innovation.
November 29, 2011
Innovation requires the willingness to look at things differently and to learn from failure, says Local Government FCU's Michael Spink.Read More
CU staff must use new technology intelligently to survive in today’s crisis-ridden ‘reputation economy.’
November 22, 2011
Your CU’s reputation isn’t determined only by information you “push” to members. It also depends on their reactions.Read More
Wegner Award winner looks to his roots.
November 20, 2011
William Eckhardt, president/CEO of Alaska USA FCU, is one of two winners of the 2012 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement.Read More
Plans should establish roles and responsibilities for temporary leaders.
November 17, 2011
Few components to successful CEO succession are more important than selecting an interim CEO.Read More