NCUA approved 22 mergers in September 2018, an increase from the 16 approved in the prior month.
What is a credit union’s highest returning, yet often least optimized asset? If you guessed the credit card portfolio, you are correct.
It’s said we’re supposed to ring out the old as we ring in the new with each calendar change, but let’s face it–it’s never been an equal proposition and the attention is always to the latter. So…
From dynamic consumer needs to legislation amending the Dodd-Frank Act, financial institutions face an increasingly competitive environment and uncertain regulatory landscape.
On a daily basis, the workforce in this country is becoming more diverse.
Before we close out 2018, which means we’ve officially reached adulthood for the rest of this century, here are just a few more observations, odds/ends and other stray items found during a year-end cleaning of my computer desktop:
In today’s hyperconnected digital world, it can be difficult for credit unions to stay top of mind and top of wallet amongst current and potential members.
With 2019 rapidly approaching––meaning we're a year away from being bombarded with news headlines, reports, Powerpoint graphics and more all sharing "2020 Visions"––it's time to start cleaning out the 2018 Reporter's Notebook.
As the financial industry becomes more and more competitive, credit unions have to focus on continuously refining their policies, procedures and employees’ skills to meet their members’ needs.
I have an idea to pitch this holiday season and I’m looking for some (cooperative) elves who just might be willing to unwrap it and get it under CU Christmas trees a year or two from now.