Articles by Dianne Molvig

Outsourced Core Processing on the Rise

CUs are warming up to outsourcing as service bureaus offer greater flexibility and control.
Old assumptions die hard. Such is the case in the debate surrounding outsourced versus in-house core processing.
Read More

The Mobile Wallet

When a mobile payments platform finally emerges, CUs need to be ready.
But even plastic cards might become passé with the entrance of the mobile wallet.
Read More

CUs Getting Back in the Card Game

Seeking increased control and revenue, many CUs are bringing their card programs back in-house.
Seeking increased control and revenue, many CUs are bringing their card programs back in-house.
Read More

Big Challenges Confronting Small Credit Unions

The entire CU movement is building a broad base of support to help small CUs survive and thrive.
It’s tough to fight economies of scale, as small CUs are well aware.
Read More

Co-op Power

The co-op business model is shining brighter next to Wall Street’s tarnished image.
Many credit unions are joining forces with cooperatives from other sectors, such as grocery and housing co-ops, for mutual benefit.
Read More

Anyone Fed Up With Banks?

The consumer backlash over proposed fees created a spike in CU membership growth.
In the first weeks following banks’ announcements of their infamous debit card fees, more consumers joined CUs than joined during all of 2010.
Read More

When Disaster Strikes

CU personnel who have experienced disasters offer advice on business continuity planning.
When Louisianans think about floods, they usually think of “water falling from the sky or blown in by the wind,” says Mignhon Tourné, CEO at $300 million asset ASI FCU.
Read More

Pumping Up Auto Loan Volume

CUs find innovative ways to rebuild auto loan portfolios that lost $15 billion since 2006.
Auto loans have long been the bread and butter of credit union lending. But these days the bread is a tad drier and the butter a bit scarcer.
Read More

So You Want to Start a CU?

The chartering process can take years and requires patience, perseverance, and the ability to jump through hoops.
The movement’s history is rich with stories of credit union pioneers barnstorming the U.S., starting credit unions on a shoestring and storing deposits in a shoebox.
Read More

Member Growth Strategies

CUNA survey reveals low awareness of CUs, changing attitudes, and fickle financial preferences.
Highlight the key features nonmembers say would persuade them to join a CU.
Read More
Credit Union Magazine

Credit Union Magazine

October 2014

What's Popular

Popular Stories

Recent Discussion

Your Say: Does Your CU Offer Subprime Loans?

View Results Poll Archive