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Thursday, February 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It’s not if—it’s when. Prepare your credit union for data breach aftermath »
With the rise in highly publicized financial data breaches, the first question credit union directors and senior executive...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The land mine of useless liens in mortgage lending »
DISCLAIMER: Although the author is a lawyer, do not consider this article to be free legal advice. Free legal advice is us...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCUA: Make succession planning your credit union’s new year’s resolution »
It’s that time of year again for us to think about areas in our lives needing improvement and resolve to make changes to i...
Thursday, December 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Faster loan growth, improved ROA highlight report on Carolinas CUs »
NC, SC credit unions also see greater deposit increase than national average. Washington, DC (12/18/2014)--Credit u...
Thursday, December 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Data breaches a real and expensive threat for all FIs—including credit unions »
In 2013, the financial industry had the second highest per capita data breach cost 1 and racked up more than $11.3 billio...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The board’s critical role in preventing internal fraud »
For a perfect mini-seminar on how a board of directors can allow internal fraud to sink a credit union, take an hour or so...
Thursday, December 04, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CU Magazine: Data security budgets are rising »
Protecting member data is a top CU priority. The massive data security breaches at major retailers and other industr...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why aren’t your members referring you? »
“Work is going ok for now, but there’s a rumor they’re going to downsize our department. The kids are good. Jennifer said...
Thursday, November 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
For members, mobile is a must »
Providing access to financial services from a mobile device is increasingly a critical factor in attracting new credit uni...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CUToday kicks off new interview series with Duke FCU’s Lee Fogle »
Found in “ The Corner ,” Credit Union Today   has launched a new series of video interviews featuring retiring credi...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   (5 Comments - view/add)
Radebaugh on Apple Pay: Hope my credit union is an early adopter! »
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect th...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
You shouldn’t be a CUDE »
The feeling started with the flags. They’re hanging all around the training room, shimmering rectangles of silk, some...
Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four things that improve auto-loan refinance results »
If your auto loan portfolio has been steadily increasing along with the lending industry as a whole, that’s great. But don...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Replace fee income; improve service with the opposite of disruptive technology »
If you want to disrupt an industry, take control of a key part of its value chain. That’s what Apple did when iPods and iT...
Thursday, August 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collaborate with schools on ‘experiential learning’ in financial literacy »
If you don’t know what “MEGO” means, ask any high school student. It means “my eyes glaze over”—a condition most teachers...
Thursday, July 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How digital marketing channels for lending can enhance personal service »
Financial institutions clearly see how important digital marketing channels have become (see sidebar) as more consumers sh...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cult of Personality: The pros & cons of a brand tied to a visionary leader »
To many folks, the Apple company and Steve Jobs were one and the same. Jobs was a genius whose work transformed the way we...
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Callahan to Carolinas CUs: What are your tech priorities? »
Knowledge provider seeks CU input on projects and priorities for next 12-18 months. Washington, DC--Recognizin...
Thursday, July 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Listening to members drives collection results »
The ability to listen carefully is the most important skill a collection specialist must have if the creditor credit union...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three things that make your disaster recovery plan work »
The NCUA requires every credit union to have a disaster recovery plan in place. But a plan is just a string of words unles...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protect your capital at the Capitol »
With all of the laws, regulations, new agencies, and checks on your credit union coming from legislative and regulatory bo...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are you ready for alternative lenders? »
Most credit unions are interested in attracting young adults or millennials to their institution. These are folks who are...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Permanence and change for your credit union »
Your credit union’s planning session is as unique as the credit union itself. Shared, nevertheless, in many planning sess...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FAQs: Tracked collateral protection insurance programs for auto loans »
Absorbing the full cost of auto loan write-offs caused by damaged or stolen uninsured vehicles usually isn’t a prudent opt...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The four elements that make payment protection a solid value for members »
Almost all credit unions have loan payment protection options such as credit life and disability insurance, debt protectio...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CU Magazine: Four steps to a successful financial education program »
Photo source: Credit Union Magazine Credit union folks who commit to financial education programs often say it’...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continuity: The missing ingredient in most CEO succession plans »
Too many CEO succession plans won’t ensure a good transition because they are actually one of two things: 1. An emer...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Google insights on the emergent leader »
Google has been using Big Data analytics to learn what works and doesn’t work with its 48,000 employees in recruiting, man...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Got comparative information on ATM networks? CCUL seeks due diligence »
Columbia, SC and Raleigh, NC (3/21/2014)--Credit unions that have completed due diligence on various automated teller mach...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Callahan provides 4Q13 Quarterly Performance Summary, two-year stats »
Carolinas credit union CEOs also have access to CUAnalyzer software. Washington, DC (3/20/2013)--Credit unions in the C...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Financial Brand: Cross-selling to Gen-Y banking consumers »
72% of of adults under age 30 who are shopping for checking accounts are also in the market for other banking products. To...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Filene study reveals personality traits, leadership skills for a successful CEO »
Hiring and developing a successful credit union CEO can’t be reduced to a formula. But the surprising results of a recent...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Succession Planning – a wise investment (OSCUI) »
From the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, Feb 2014 FOCUS e-newsletter Planning for chief executive offic...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to build a social media policy »
  Too many social media policies in credit unions are born in the aftermath of a social media gaffe, as in, "We shou...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mobile P2P is growing, but FIs are losing the race »
The percentage of smartphone owners making mobile P2P payments grew 30% in the last nine months, but traditional financia...