With medicinal and recreational marijuana businesses becoming more commonplace, Emily Claus debates the high-risk, high-reward stakes credit unions should be aware of when considering working with these accounts.
Julie Gessner makes the case for consultative services as a means to balance members’ desire for instant gratification along with great member service and connection.
Organization is an often overlooked job skill for an employee. But the ability to plan, prioritize, and achieve goals can save your credit union or CUSO time and money (and you hassle). For some people, organization comes easy; others find it to be challenging. Getting into a routine with your...
Does your credit union delve into data analysis? Keegan Daniel says it should be, providing three main reasons why credit unions, if they aren’t already, would want to take a closer look at their data.
How is your credit union welcoming new members? What processes do you have set up? Victoria Thornton urges credit unions to reach out regularly through a number of channels to update and inform new members.
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.
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.
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.