Before tackling this week’s interesting mix of items from CU Land, including CU-people-turned songwriters, how this year’s March Madness Cinderella was compared to a credit union, and what’s happening in mergers outside CUs, I want to thank Harland Clarke for becoming the latest company to sponsor CUToday.info’s CUTomorrow Conference.
Within the financial services sector, it is fair to say there is an upswing in the number of mergers and acquisitions, and industry metrics tell us this trend will continue in the coming years.
If our industry had its own Loch Ness monster, we would call it CECL, and we’d all be waiting for the first official sighting.
Kayla Guerrero had never heard of Credit Unions for Kids, or even the Children’s Miracle Network for that matt
NCUA approved 20 mergers during January 2018, which was an increase from the eight in December of 2017.
Secondary capital has been available to low-income credit unions since 1996, but it has seldom been used by larger, healthy low-income designated institutions seeking to fuel growth, revenue and service to members.
We were practically sprinting down a stairway inside a hotel in San Francisco when we reached the point where the stairs pivot to turn 180 degrees in the other direction.
Women’s History Month is dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women to events in history and connecting them with contemporary society.
n an ironic twist to the just-enacted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” many tax-exempt organizations - including credit unions - will be subject to a substantial new tax that could potentially limit their ability to recruit, compensate and retain leadership talent.
A presidential prohibition on the press. A national brand message for CUs. Why insubordination is critical to grow. All that and more was to be found in the Washington Convention Center and hotel lobbies.