CUSO Turns 50: Celebrating CU*Answers

CUSO Turns 50: Celebrating CU*Answers

CU*Answers, a Credit Union Service Organization located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2020, marking it as one of the oldest CUSOs in the country.

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Element 22 Commercial Group Announces Strategic Partnership

Element 22 Commercial Group Announces Strategic Partnership

Element 22 Commercial Group, with the help of ten credit union investors, makes the jump to a Credit Union Services Organization.

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My First Weeks at CUSO Magazine

My First Weeks at CUSO Magazine

CUSO Magazine’s new junior editor and journalist, Emily Claus, reflects on her first few weeks at the magazine and a surprising case of culture shock.

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The Math and Mysteries Behind Credit Unions

The Math and Mysteries Behind Credit Unions

Math can be tricky. Good thing we have NACUSO’s Denise Wymore here to help cover some of the more perplexing numbers behind credit union’s market share, members, and future growth.

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Why Should We Do Our Best to Change the NCUA Board Member Selection Approach?

Why Should We Do Our Best to Change the NCUA Board Member Selection Approach?

In this op-ed originally appearing in Tell Me Why I’m Wrong, Randy explains why CUSOs need to step up and take a bigger role in the NCUA board member selection process for the sake of the industry at large.

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From Member to Board Chair: An Employee’s Perspective

From Member to Board Chair: An Employee’s Perspective

From new to the credit union industry to CU board chair in five years, Kurt Hansen recounts his journey and suggests others follow in his foot steps, walking the talk, and engaging with credit unions and their leaders.

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CUSO Basics: What They Are and How They Help

CUSO Basics: What They Are and How They Help

In this new series called “CUSO Basics”, Bob Frizzle introduces you to the nitty gritty details that make CUSOs what they are. What’s the ownership model? Why are patronage and investment important? Why start a CUSO? Read to find out!

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