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Payments Trends May Alter CU Business Model
May 10, 2012
With a significant portion of noninterest income derived from the payments ecosystem, CUs must be prepared for what’s next in payments.
Put Social Media to Work for You
May 1, 2012
Don’t look at social media tools as just more on your to-do list. View them as tools in your personal toolbox to improve leadership, suggests The Wall Street Journal.
Best Practices in CU Websites
May 1, 2012
Your newest branch is virtual, and your website is the front door.
Seeking Social Media Success? Be the ‘Community Hub’
April 25, 2012
Chris Brogan’s advice for harnessing the power of social media boils down to two simple words: Be helpful.
Electronic Check Processing: Is Better Good Enough?
April 25, 2012
While electronic check processing is efficient, "straight-through" processing may be the ultimate solution.
Use Social Media Wisely
April 16, 2012
Failure to clearly outline the CU’s social media use expectations through a written policy can significantly increase risk.
Is Isis Keeping You Up at Night?
April 15, 2012
What could an organization called Isis and events taking place in Barcelona possibly have to do with credit unions?
Social Media Off the Clock
April 8, 2012
Your CU's social media presence likely expands to employees’ personal pages. But being off-duty doesn’t give staff carte blanche to post anything they want about the CUor those affiliated with it.
Who Will Solve the Payment Puzzle?
April 1, 2012
While many person-to-person payment services exist, consumers and financial institutions are still looking for an easier method, reports The New York Times.
Mobile Banking Compliance
March 22, 2012
In my compliance world, I like to write about topics that are black and white. But this month I’m going to discuss mobile banking compliance, which currently features a few more shades of gray.
A New Day for Reg Reform
Much-needed regulatory reform may be in store for CUs under a Republican Congress and a new administration.
Building Pathways to the Board
Recruit members as associate directors to diversify your board's composition and skills.
Champions for CU Beliefs
Our CU Heroes' passion lies in spreading CU values and improving their communities.
Small CUs: A Member's Lifeline
Regulatory burden is making it difficult for small CUs to do what they do best--serve members.
Interchange wars: Why ‘top of wallet’ is no longer enough
The new Holy Grail is 'top of app,' and it’s an area where the giant issuers have staked an early lead.
Compliance: Floor rates for variable-rate open-end loans
CUNA’s compliance staff went back to basics in a recent CompBlog entry examining floor rates on variable-rate open-end loans. These rates are governed by the Credit Card Accountability and Disclosure (CARD) Act.
PODCAST: Create products that generate emotion
'You're selling [customers] what you're selling them because of their interests, not your best interests,' says former Apple brand evangelist Guy Kawasaki.
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