Does the disappearance of the “small” credit union signal bad things to come for the industry? Chip Filson looks at the trends and suggests setting our sights back on the small to restock the pond.
Linda Stearns reflects on the shift to contactless payments and digital wallets over the last couple years and how this will affect payments going forward.
Morris Plan banks, which began the same time as credit unions, were the original consumer bank lending success. Their growth far surpassed credit unions. There are none left today. Is there a message for credit unions seeking scale by buying whole banks in this example? Chip Filson looks into the now extinct banks.
Annual meetings are essential for keeping your member-owners informed and invested in the credit union, so how do you get your members in the door? Melissa Fulgenzi shares her thoughts after attending annual meetings at multiple credit unions.
Figuring out how to market to Millennials and Gen Z seems to be a riddle with no answer, but the code might have finally been cracked. Emily Claus dives into what younger generations want from the financial institutions and how your credit union can get on track.
Could the NCUA really be said to be helping credit unions when in 2014 they published “Truth in Mergers”? Chip Filson points out the oxymorons that litter the publication, and asks whether NCUA will change its tune in the future.