What's on the Tech Horizon?
If one thing is certain, it's rapid changes in technology and innovation will continue. From cybersecurity and artificial intelligence to member tracking and wearables, CUs should pay attention to these seven key technology areas, according to CUNA's 2016-2017 Environmental Scan.
Building a Community Brand
Across the country, CUs recognize the value of building their brand in the communities they serve--whether that means the community at large or through a single or multiple common bond charter. These efforts aim to leverage a brand that speaks directly and powerfully to a target audience.
Lending Leading Say 'Yes' to Members
The latest forecast from CUNA economists calls for loan growth of 10% in 2016 and 9% in 2017. Some winners of the CUNA Mutual Group and CUNA Lending Council's 2015 Excellence in Lending Awards offer their advice for capitalizing on growing loan demand.
Innovation internal training model builds confidence.
We're pulling back the curtain on the advantages CUs provide.
Don't expect a Corporate Stablization Fund assessment refund anytime soon.
ADVANCING THE VISION
Projects in convention cities showcase the CU difference.
Mountain America CU's Suzanne Oliver named Professional of the Year by the CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council.
Labor Department amends fiduciary conflict of interest rule.
ESIGN CONSENT: MORE THAN JUST 'CLICK HERE'
CU members must 'affirmatively consent' to conducting business electronically.
CU creates 'confessional' to hear members' financial sins and redirect them to financial success.
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Explore solutions that handle every stage of mortgage lending, from origination to collections.
CREDIT UNIONS FOR KIDS
During his time with CO-OP Financial Services, Stan Hollen established a program to raise money for children's hospitals.
Obtaining a community charter might be inevitable, so learn to navigate the terrain.