The Dangers of Rumination

The Dangers of Rumination

Reflection is a powerful tool that can be used to better ourselves and our work. However, athlete and CEO Liz Winninger advises against reflecting to the point of rumination, which can have the opposite effect and end up demotivating employees.

Read more
Credit Unions and the Evolution of “Buy Now Pay Later” Lending

Credit Unions and the Evolution of “Buy Now Pay Later” Lending

Chip Filson dives into the history of buy now, pay later and how the practice—and those who use it—has changed over the decades.

Read more
The Wisdom of Elders

The Wisdom of Elders

Chip Filson shares the perspective of retired credit union CEO John Tippets and how his change in positions has led to new appreciation for the industry as well as the unique ability to observe trends and changes with fresh eyes.

Read more
Don’t Forget to Show Your Members and Staff Thanks This Thanksgiving

Don’t Forget to Show Your Members and Staff Thanks This Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, Emily Claus reminds credit unions to use the opportunity to show both their members and their staff how much they appreciate them.

Read more
Is “Creative Destruction” the Future of Credit Unions?

Is “Creative Destruction” the Future of Credit Unions?

Chip Filson discusses the concept of creative destruction, in which something new is built on the foundation of something old, and how mergers in the credit union industry fail to live up to the idea.

Read more
Credit Unions and the Consolidation Curve

Credit Unions and the Consolidation Curve

Credit union mergers have been at the forefront of news for years now, with industry professionals expressing disappointment and concern over the trend. But are mergers a worrisome sign or simply a symptom of a much larger trend at play? Emily Claus reports on the Consolidation Curve and where we our industry fits into it.

Read more
Cross Border Payments: How Credit Unions Can Remain Vital

Cross Border Payments: How Credit Unions Can Remain Vital

In the race to keep up with new technologies and member expectations, Almond FinTech’s Howard Davidson encourages credit unions not to overlook an essential and increasingly popular service: cross-border payments.

Read more
NCUA’s Proposed 2025 Operating Budget Would Be Nearly $100 Million More Than Its Approved 2022 Budget

NCUA’s Proposed 2025 Operating Budget Would Be Nearly $100 Million More Than Its Approved 2022 Budget

NCUA’s budget proposal for 2024-2025 has been released, and the numbers they are asking for should be setting off alarms with credit unions, says CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo.

Read more
Are Credit Unions Being Disrupted?

Are Credit Unions Being Disrupted?

Chip Filson debates the possibility of disruption within the credit union industry, from what competition said disruption might be originating, and what this may suggest for the industry.

Read more
Are You Driving Your Career or Just Along for the Ride?

Are You Driving Your Career or Just Along for the Ride?

All too often, people become relaxed in their positions and simply wait for the next opportunity to come their way instead of actively seeking it out. John Beauchamp urges professionals to get behind the wheel and start making moves to get the position they want, as opposed to sitting in the passenger seat of their career.

Read more