This Month in Credit Union Magazine
Bellco CU adopts a new risk mindset.
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A New Risk Mindset
In the midst of the Great Recession, Bellco Credit Union leaders re-evaluated risk. An early adopter of an enterprise risk management framework, Bellco’s leadership set out to identify the risks it faced and determine the credit union’s risk profile.
Ryan Donovan, CUNA’s chief advocacy officer, recently traveled to Ukraine to discuss the importance of credit union advocacy. Donovan met with governmental officials and conducted advocacy and taxation workshops for association leaders. He shares some highlights from the visit.
Advocates Embrace the Long Game
In-district visits with lawmakers allow credit union advocates to connect with their representatives. They offer the advocates opportunities to get to know elected officials’ staffers—who can be helpful in arranging meetings—and tell elected officials why credit unions matter.
4 Steps to a Robust Planning Process
Achieving stability and success for your credit union demands a great strategic plan, and the effort to develop that plan is the most important contribution a senior team and board can offer. But how do credit union leaders plan in a world where they can’t anticipate what will happen next?
‘DREAM’ to meet members’ digital expectations.
Let’s continue our CHOICE Act success in the Senate.
The current economic recovery is in its 96th month, with no end in sight.
People want to use their connected devices to make purchases.
ADVANCING THE VISION
Credit union makes community involvement part of staff’s everyday duties.
Data drives top CFO’s creative streak.
NCUA addresses questions about MBL implementation.
FAIR HOUSING ACT 101
Avoid discriminatory practices when providing real estate-related loans.
Pay increases are trending upward.
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Artificial intelligence will add a coaching component to digital board communication tools.
The truth is stranger than science fiction.