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Leading Edge

Thrivent Federal Credit Union Comes Full Circle

The bank that became a CU actually had its origins in the movement.
March 26, 2014
The bank that became a CU actually had its origins in the movement.
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Shaping CU Technology: The Big Five

Security, branch evolution, consumerization, and big data will drive CU technology decisions through 2014 and beyond.
January 29, 2014
Technology innovation will continue at a brisk pace, particularly in these five areas.
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Executive Suite

Help Employees Rediscover Their Mojo

Act quickly to reinvigorate capable employees performing below their potential.
April 15, 2013
'We try to instill the concept that we're a learning organization, and that it's better to ask than to make a mistake.'
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Executive Suite

Corporate CU Assessments Handcuff Growth, Prompt Cutbacks

Replenishing the Corporate Stabilization Fund has been especially hard on small CUs.
March 3, 2013
CU executives hope NCUA Corporate Stabilization Fund assessments will help keep the CU movement healthy in the long term.
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CU Marketers Take a Multichannel Approach

Three award-winning CUs use new and traditional tools to get the word out.
February 1, 2013
‘Marketing is only as effective as the people putting it together.’
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CUs Looking for Lending Uptick in 2013

Focus on fundamentals and keep an eye on risk, lenders advise.
January 6, 2013
Credit unions expect modest loan growth this year as the economy improves.
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Employee Fraud: Prevent the Inside Job

Employee theft increases during difficult economic times.
December 18, 2012
Employee theft causes more business bankruptcies than any other type of crime.
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CUs Talk Tech Priorities for 2013

Mobile platforms, security, and member relationship management top the list.
November 19, 2012
“Mobile” is a key theme in the conversation, along with meeting member needs.
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Improve Sales Culture to Boost Lending

Training can help staff turn member interactions into loan opportunities.
November 17, 2012
CUs have retooled to help staff recognize and act on lending opportunities that also benefit members.
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Succession Planning: The Urgency Builds

As baby boomers begin to retire, CUs will see turnover at all levels.
September 1, 2012
Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day for the next 18 years, reports the Pew Research Center.
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