Communi7y Crew Hosts Pop Up With Local Nonprofit Beer City Dog Biscuits

Communi7y Crew Hosts Pop Up With Local Nonprofit Beer City Dog Biscuits

The Community Crew hosted Beer City Dog Biscuits for a pop up event at CU*Answers, raising over $450 for the non-profit organization. Rachel Nesloney shares details of the fundraiser.

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Randy Karnes Reflects on Twenty-Seven Years of the Cooperative Difference

Randy Karnes Reflects on Twenty-Seven Years of the Cooperative Difference

CU*Answers’ Randy Karnes sits down with CUSO Magazine to reflect on his time as CEO of the cooperative CUSO, what’s next for him, and his thoughts on what’s to come for the organization and credit union industry.

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Do Small Credit Unions Matter? Should They? Will They?

Do Small Credit Unions Matter? Should They? Will They?

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.

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Banker—But No CU Official—to Testify at House Competition Hearing

Banker—But No CU Official—to Testify at House Competition Hearing

A hearing on consolidation in the financial services industry will feature the perspective of the American Bankers Association, which has warned about the impact of credit unions purchasing banks, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.

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How to Create a Great Member Disservice Team

How to Create a Great Member Disservice Team

Never waste time wondering how you can easily annoy and disservice your credit union members again as John Beauchamp shares his list for how to create an exceptional member “disservice” team!

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Your Credit Union Needs a Data Analyst, Not a Data Gopher

Your Credit Union Needs a Data Analyst, Not a Data Gopher

BlueOx Credit Union’s George Hopper explains why your credit union needs a data analyst, as well as what to avoid when taking the plunge, and what to look for in a good analyst.

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A Cooperative DEEP in Formation

A Cooperative DEEP in Formation

Chip Filson shares the story of a recently opened grocery cooperative and the optimism it engenders. Where communities pull together to provide cooperative solutions, credit unions should be there to support them along the way.

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Hauptman: NCUA Must Make It Easier to Form a Credit Union

Hauptman: NCUA Must Make It Easier to Form a Credit Union

NCUA board Vice Chairman Kyle Hauptman believes that the NCUA must make it easier for groups to form new credit unions and should stop encouraging small, struggling credit unions to merge, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.

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Understanding Contract Terms and Risk Assessments

Understanding Contract Terms and Risk Assessments

Patrick Sickels provides a look into contract terms that credit unions should watch out for and understand before signing on the dotted line.

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Death and Taxes: A Tale of Bank vs. Credit Union Lobbying

Death and Taxes: A Tale of Bank vs. Credit Union Lobbying

Banks and credit unions have been duking it out in D.C. over the tax exemption status the latter are allowed. David Baumann recaps the lobbying efforts both sides are making to discredit the other.

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