Banks are Currently the Envy of Credit Unions When It Comes to De Novos

Banks are Currently the Envy of Credit Unions When It Comes to De Novos

When it comes to supporting start up financial institutions, the banking industry is beating the credit union industry at its own game. Vic Pantea shares the FDIC’s commitment to de novos and what the NCUA can learn from them.

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The Struggle of De Novo Credit Unions

The Struggle of De Novo Credit Unions

Does the credit union industry stand a chance when the NCUA has made it almost impossible for new charters? Emily Claus discusses the difficulties facing startups, how far we’ve fallen, and what can be done about it.

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Too Small to Survive and Too Big to Fail

Too Small to Survive and Too Big to Fail

Michigan Legacy Credit Union CEO Carma Peters strives to break down the double standards between credit unions deemed too small to survive and those too big to fail along with discrediting the idea that any credit union under $250 million is doomed to merge or disappear.

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The Student Loan Crisis: How Credit Unions Come Into Play

The Student Loan Crisis: How Credit Unions Come Into Play

We’re all familiar with the student loan crisis, but how did it reach the level it’s at now, and how do credit unions fit into the scenario? Barb Cooper takes a look back at the history of student loans and where the future might lead.

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Better Together

Better Together

Frankenmuth Credit Union CEO Vickie Schmitzer reflects on the industry-wide response to coronavirus and how we move forward in the coming weeks.

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Credit Union Branches Aren’t Disappearing, They’re Adapting

Credit Union Branches Aren’t Disappearing, They’re Adapting

Despite age old rumors suggesting brick and mortar branches will eventually lose out to online services, Emily Claus argues that physical branches remain in high demand and will continue to evolve with technology.

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Being a Good Leader: A Contrarian’s Perspective

Being a Good Leader: A Contrarian’s Perspective

Notre Dame Federal Credit Union CEO Thomas Gryp analyzes the path to be a good leader and discusses why the most traditional routes may in fact hurt your leadership abilities.

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In the Market for a New Core Processor? Get a Writer’s Opinion!

In the Market for a New Core Processor? Get a Writer’s Opinion!

A writer may not be the first person you’d think to go to when debating a core change, but Alycia Meyers disagrees. Documentation is a essential when looking to convert, and this writer may just be able to point you in the right direction.

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A Journey in Personal Branding

A Journey in Personal Branding

According to Julie Gessner, developing a personal brand is essential for growing a career and finding opportunities. In the first part of her new series, she highlights the importance of creating your own unique brand and setting yourself up for future success.

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Collaborating Virtually: Advantages and Etiquette

Collaborating Virtually: Advantages and Etiquette

Vice President of Administration, Stephanie Underwood shares some of the advantages and disadvantages of collaborating via web conference and the required niceties to consider when taking part in a virtual meeting.

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