CU Mag cover July 2014

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Execute Your EMV Plan

Most CUs are 'not far along' on EMV implementation. Read More

Be Ready For The Next Thing

Encourage members to use CU cards in digital wallets. Read More

CUNA: Proposed Home-Based CU Rule Too Broad

NCUA cites concern over examiner safety as a reason for issuing the proposal. Read More

How to Maximize Volunteer Education Efforts

A top-performing board is a well-educated board. Read More

The Vital Role of Volunteers

‘There’s no such thing as too much education.’ Read More

Ten Core Values Drive Zappos

'Culture is the driver for our success.' Read More

Tony Dungy: Be More Than Successful

Former NFL coach's s journey to success and significance wasn’t always easy. Read More

Fly in the High-Performance Zone

The high-performance zone is the gap between where you are and where you want to go. Read More

Happy 25th Birthday, Filene!

'True innovation is always a moving target.' Read More

No Simple Answer to ‘Complex’ Question

As CUs grow, categorizing institutions based on operational sophistication has increasingly come into focus. Read More

Tool Kit Provides a Blueprint for Success

The Unite for Good campaign has propelled the movement toward achieving its shared strategic vision: Americans choose credit unions as their best financial partner. Read More

CFPB’s eRegulations Tool Now Includes Truth in Lending

The CFPB launched the webbased resource last October with the amended Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfers). Read More

CFPB Proposes Changes to Annual Privacy Notices

Certain CUs would be allowed to post their notices online rather than deliver them individually. Read More

Best Practices for Merging CUs

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) issued a new resource in May to assist credit unions in navigating the merger process.

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How FATCA Will Affect Your W-8BEN Forms

Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010 in response to a series of U.S. tax evasion scandals. Read More

‘Think’ About Generating Greater Awareness

CUs can’t allow themselves to remain the best-kept secret in the financial services industry. Read More

Utah CUs Promote Political Engagement

Voter registration drive focused on improving the state's chronic low turnout figures. Read More

Council Corner: Risk-Based Capital

CFO says NCUA's proposal 'would have a material impact' on his CU. Read More

Rewards Keep CU Cards ‘Top of Wallet’

Rewards programs are the top driver of which credit card tops a wallet. Read More

Rewards Program Taps into Power of Social Media

When social media and smartphones are used in conjunction with mobile e-commerce apps, a new world of opportunity opens for CUs. Read More

Livestream CFPB Advisory Meetings

Agency acknowledges CUNA's request for greater transparency by providing a video feed of its sessions. Read More

Compliance Q&A: Dwelling-Secured Loans

Does the prohibition on financing premiums for credit insurance on dwelling-secured loans apply to other types of loans, such as auto loans or unsecured credit? Read More

Build Your Best Branch Experience

CUNA offers numerous tools and training opportunities to build a branch culture that will make a powerful impression on every member and prospective member. Read More

Navigate today’s economy safely

The CUNA Economics & Investments Conference provides insight from CUNA's top economists on how credit unions can best thrive in the current financial environment. Read More

Discover New Leadership Perspectives

Get energized and spark new ideas at CUNA FUSE: Branch Operations & Business Development School, Aug. 18-21 in San Diego. Read More

Australian Cooperative Movement: Many Names, Common Mission

In July, credit union leaders from around the world head to Australia for the World Credit Union Conference. Read More

Build a Better Board

CUs find new board talent by implementing term limits, leveraging board committees, and reaching out to community leaders. Read More

Data Security: How Much Will EMV Help?

Will new fraud-fighting technology be enough to thwart threats such as the Target data breach? Read More

Top 10 Trends for Strategic Planning Teams

Consider these 10 trends as you make plans for growth. Read More

The Future of Home-Based CUs

Many home-based CUs face an uncertain future in the wake of an NCUA proposed rule. Read More
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