THE 'tude

As the credit union industry waits to see what direction the NCUA board will head now that the two new members have taken their oaths of office, I believe the recent swearing-in ceremonies of each provides a good insight on what to expect.

At first, it just seems like some incredible, edge-of-the-seat crime thriller you might find on Netflix—the CEO of a relatively tiny, obscure financial institution is living on the edge with a secret, invisible life that includes private jets, a gambling habit, luxury cars and more. 

As person-to-person (P2P) payments become table stakes, perhaps you’re asking, “Is now the time to jump on the P2P band wagon? Do we risk falling behind if we ignore these digital payments?” 

Earlier this month, I had the good fortune of attending CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington.