CUSOs Are Our Best Choice for a Strategic Partnership

CUSOs Are Our Best Choice for a Strategic Partnership

Vic Pantea argues that while the world may be full of third-party vendors anxious to do business with your credit union, only CUSOs offer the full benefits of being a true owner and partner.

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The Uncertain, Risky Virtual Universe

The Uncertain, Risky Virtual Universe

Chip Filson shares some thoughts on whether credit unions should be investing time and resources in the emerging virtual realities, especially crypto options.

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NCUA to Receive Third-Party Oversight with New Bill Introduced

NCUA to Receive Third-Party Oversight with New Bill Introduced

In a move opposed by credit union trade groups, Senators Jon Ossoff, D-GA, Cynthia Lummis, R-WY, and Mark Warner, D-VA, introduced a new bill that would provide NCUA with oversight powers over credit union organizations and service providers, reports CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo.

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If My Credit Union Could Start Over: A Board Member Perspective

If My Credit Union Could Start Over: A Board Member Perspective

Changes in technology, member needs, and office environments have prompted credit union board member Kurt Hansen to ponder what changes he would want to see if his credit union were to start over today.

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Going Public: A Credit Union, Their CUSO, and a SPAC

Going Public: A Credit Union, Their CUSO, and a SPAC

What happens when a credit union-owned CUSO is sold? Chip Filson looks into the 2022 sale of Safe Harbor Financial to special purpose acquisition company North Lights Acquisition Corp.

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Why Your Credit Union Should Offer CPR Classes

Why Your Credit Union Should Offer CPR Classes

Having staff at your credit union CPR certified can be the difference between life and death in a medical emergency. Ashton Dilts covers some of the main reasons offering these certification classes at your credit union is important and how you can get started.

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When Less Is More: NCUA Board’s Mid-Year Operating Budget Review

When Less Is More: NCUA Board’s Mid-Year Operating Budget Review

According to Chip Filson, the NCUA is guilty of consistent budget increases and out-of-control spending. But with a budget review on the horizon, will the board opt to change this?

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Mount Stupid and the Valley of Despair

Mount Stupid and the Valley of Despair

Xtend CEO Liz Winninger discusses the Gartner Hype Cycle in how it relates to business and how you can overcome the Valley of Despair.

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A Compensation Revolution Started by a CEO

A Compensation Revolution Started by a CEO

Chip Filson ponders the idea of reinventing employee pay, starting not by analyzing minimum wage, but with the CEO’s pay.

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Are Credit Unions Democratic? Does it Matter?

Are Credit Unions Democratic? Does it Matter?

Are credit union elections simply a scam? Are credit unions simply going through the motions to provide the idea of democracy even where none exists? Chip Filson weighs in on the debate.

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