Lawless Data: A World Without Data Governance
Does data run lawless in your credit union or does it operate under a set of strict guidelines? Data analyst Sarah Ashby argues that without strong governance, our data becomes chaos and makes it nearly impossible to yield successful results.
Five Mistakes Credit Unions Make With Their Website
Your credit union website is not only an essential tool for current members, it’s often the first thing prospective members see and can be the difference between gaining that new member or not. David Damstra covers some common mistakes made when making a website and how your credit union can avoid these and put its best foot forward.
Tech Layoffs and Lessons for Credit Unions
Chip Filson warns credit unions not to follow in the tech industry’s footsteps in the race to shrink workforces because others are, but to trust in staff and their impact on members.
Community Banks, Credit Unions Sound Similar Themes, But Not for Long
After the failure of both Silicon Valley and Signature banks, community banks and credit unions have been seemingly united under a common enemy and are pointing the finger at larger banks. Though their interests won’t intersect for long, David Baumann warns.
CUSO Women Sets the Blueprint for Employee Empowerment
Nicole Cooper discusses the creation of CUSO Women, an employee group working to create a culture that empowers women to reach their full potential and grow as leaders, and the benefits that such a group brings to an organization.
Credit Unions’ Role in an Increasingly Cashless Society
As nations begin to transition to cashless societies, eschewing cash and coin for digital payments solutions, CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo wonders what credit unions’ role should be to their communities.
What Do This Weekend’s Bank Failures Mean for Credit Unions?
Chip Filson recaps the recent failures of two mid-sized banks, the threat to the financial system, and what it means for credit unions in the near future.
In the Wake of Silicon Valley Bank Collapse, NCUA Chairman Harper Issues Statement
Following the events of the weekend, during which two mid-sized banks collapsed, NCUA Chairman Todd Harper issued a statement on the safety and soundness of the credit union system, reports CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo.
Considering Outside Data Resources
Keegan Daniel discusses alternative sources for data that extend beyond the credit union and how they might be utilized to reassess the credit union’s methods.
Monthly Board Meetings: Necessary or Burdensome?
As legislation aims to reduce required board meetings from monthly to six times per year, Emily Claus discusses the potential benefits and ramifications of such a change, with input from two long-serving board members.