The Struggle of De Novo Credit Unions

The Struggle of De Novo Credit Unions

Does the credit union industry stand a chance when the NCUA has made it almost impossible for new charters? Emily Claus discusses the difficulties facing startups, how far we’ve fallen, and what can be done about it.

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TBA Credit Union Serves the Community

TBA Credit Union Serves the Community

In July, the TBACU team held an Essential Item Drive for the Women’s Resource Center, donating food, pillows, toys, and more to transitioning families in need.

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POPio Announces Release of New Video Banking Technology

POPio Announces Release of New Video Banking Technology

POPio Mobile Video Cloud announced the release of POPwelcome, the platform’s newest feature for engaging website visitors of financial institutions and enabling interactions to seamlessly elevate to a full, branch-like video experience.

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AFFRIMTM, The First Software Testing Service & Technology Launched for Financial Institutions

AFFRIMTM, The First Software Testing Service & Technology Launched for Financial Institutions

BlackFin Group unveils first of its kind testing service to financial services industry to reduce time and expense of software testing. 

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Is Your CUSO Ready to Take on the CUSO Challenge?

Is Your CUSO Ready to Take on the CUSO Challenge?

Looking to inspire CUSOs to take on a larger role in the credit union industry, Variable Ventures and their partner NACUSO have created the CUSO Challenge, with five initiatives for CUSOs to support.

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Michigan Legacy Credit Union Launches New Mobile Video App and Revamped Website

Michigan Legacy Credit Union Launches New Mobile Video App and Revamped Website

Michigan Legacy Credit Union announced that its owners will now be able to conduct non-cash transactions virtually with the launch of a new mobile app that provides credit union services, via the Pop I/O video teller platforms.

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Frankenmuth Credit Union Named Best Credit Union in Michigan by Forbes

Frankenmuth Credit Union Named Best Credit Union in Michigan by Forbes

A survey sent out by Forbes and marketing research firm Statista asking about their banking relationships found that Frankenmuth Credit Union had the top overall score for credit unions in the country in 2020. 

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BlackFin Hires Financial Services Innovation Specialist for Community Banks & Credit Unions

BlackFin Hires Financial Services Innovation Specialist for Community Banks & Credit Unions

Boutique management consulting firm, BlackFin Group, who specializes in consulting Community Banks, Credit Unions, and Mortgage Bankers, hires innovation specialist Mark Dangelo to serve as Chief Innovation Consultant. 

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Credit Union Branches Aren’t Disappearing, They’re Adapting

Credit Union Branches Aren’t Disappearing, They’re Adapting

Despite age old rumors suggesting brick and mortar branches will eventually lose out to online services, Emily Claus argues that physical branches remain in high demand and will continue to evolve with technology.

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Looking Outside the Credit Union: Spotlight on ATL Federal Credit Union

Looking Outside the Credit Union: Spotlight on ATL Federal Credit Union

As Michigan restaurants face their second month of closures, ATL Federal Credit Union is encouraging members to support local establishments and rewarding them for their effort. CEO Robert Shane details the inspiration for the project and how you can get involved.

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