Articles by Dianne Molvig

The Power of Social Media

CUs and their members create ‘instant advocacy’ in their battle to preserve CUs’ tax status.
The idea for #DontTaxTuesday sprouted only a week before it occurred.
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The Path to The Cloud

Cloud computing isn’t without risk. But the improved efficiencies and lower costs the cloud creates point toward a bright future.
'The cloud turns computing into a utility.'
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'Spotpay' Deepens Ties with Business Members

CUs can offer convenience with the new mobile payments product from Fiserv.
Centra CU in Columbus, Ind., went live with SpotPay in May 2013.
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Credit Cards Rising

CUs are bucking the trend and growing their card portfolios while other lenders are seeing a downturn.
If you haven’t taken a long, hard look at your credit card portfolio lately, now’s the time.
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Making the Most of Mergers

Seven ways to reduce costs, boost revenue, and achieve a happier, lasting union.
In the best-case scenario, the merging CUs come out better than either one was before.
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An Underbanked Opportunity

CUs’ mission aligns well with the needs of 68 million consumers.
Financial services revenues from serving unbanked and underbanked consumers totaled $78 billion in 2011.
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Core Processing Special Report: Part V

Outsourcing Offers Headache Relief

With outsourcing, the vendor takes care of disaster recovery and compliance.
‘We felt we were slaves’ to our in-house core-processing system.
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Core Processing Special Report: Part IV

‘Our Computer Away from Home’

Outsourcing core processing frees up valuable staff time.
‘Now we can visit our SEGs and meet with potential members.’
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Special Report: Part II

Hybrid Core Processing Frees Up Resources

Hosted service model is a blend of in-house and service bureau systems.
In a hosted service arrangement, the CU buys a software license but uses the core processor’s hardware to run it.
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Special Report: Part III

Outsourced Core Processing Can Ease Staffing Concerns

Cintel FCU has moved IT staff’s skills ‘up-market.’
Would you be ready for a key IT person’s departure?
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