Articles by Adam Mertz

Dan McGowan

A 'Come-From-Behind' Story Line

‘We are the little CU that could, and did, and continues to do great things.’
October 8, 2013
‘We are the little CU that could, and did, and continues to do great things.’
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James Robert Lay

Ex-Punk Rocker Joins Digital Revolution

A golden age awaits credit unions that embrace the new digital world.
October 8, 2013
A golden age awaits credit unions that embrace the new digital world.
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Jeff Johnson

The Right People, the Right Initiative, the Right Time

‘The end goal is to improve our competitiveness in the broader financial services marketplace.’
October 8, 2013
‘The end goal is to improve our competitiveness in the broader financial services marketplace.’
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Eric Jenkins

He Means Business

'Small businesses can be very profitable members if you have the right products and services to meet their needs.'
October 8, 2013
'Small businesses can be very profitable members if you have the right products and services to meet their needs.'
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American 1 CU’s 'Teen Idol' Competition Remains a Big Hit

About 50 youths auditioned for the Michigan CU's singing contest.
October 4, 2013
The competition, now in its 10th year, raised more than $3,600 for charity.
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Security Remains A Top Concern

A wave of DDoS attacks struck financial institutions earlier this year.
October 1, 2013
The rapid increase of online and mobile transactions underscore the need for tight controls.
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Tech Priorities

Rising costs for software and third-party services squeeze CUs’ IT budgets.
September 30, 2013
Anticipate larger IT budgets for new tech initiatives and maintenance of existing services and software.
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Executive Suite

Former Bankers Embrace CUs

Executives want to make a difference and strengthen the movement.
September 16, 2013
Three former bankers who’ve become CEOs at credit unions speak about the factors that fueled their decision to switch.
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Prefunded Plans Help Defray Rising Benefit Costs

CUs are hard-pressed to maintain their historical level of employee benefits.
September 16, 2013
Since 1999, health-care premiums have nearly tripled, according to the Kaiser/HRET Health Benefits Survey.
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Staff Scheduling: 'Err On the Side of Flexibilty'

Taylor CU aims to accommodate staff requests, within reason.
August 19, 2013
Taylor CU's Debbie Woods prefers to relax some of the hardships she encountered as she raised a family while pursuing a career.
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