Credit unions are the original financial services disrupters. And they are the original cooperative cooperators. Those two essential traits of their DNA make them the perfect business model to shake up financial services again by moving squarely into the innovative blockchain or "shared ledger" model of transactions.
CurrentC, a mobile payments platform backed by some of the country's biggest retailers, will launch in the next few months and is expected to compete with Apple Pay and Google for market share.
As millennials emerge in the workplace, CU leaders modify their management approach and expectations.