It’s the start of a new decade, and while it’s certainly tempting to wish the 2010s well and dance off into the roaring ’20s, let’s not forget the journey we went through to get here. The 2010s was a great decade. We saw the rise and fall of popular trends like planking, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Pokémon Go. The world failed to end in 2012 (thanks to the Avengers), the dress was simultaneously blue and gold, and Netflix redefined our lives.
More seriously though, in the credit union industry the decade saw new measures taken to recover from the economic recession while working to draw in members and opportunities for growth. It saw the innovation of new, creative methods and technology, while simultaneously improving on current products and services. The industry grew, changed, and evolved though still remaining loyal to its principles.
While this is certainly not a complete list, here are some of the industry’s game-changing moments, technologies, and trends from the last decade: