Top 10 Stories of 2013

Strategic planning, lending challenges were among the top issues facing Credit Union Magazine readers.

January 8, 2014

The 10 most read articles on in 2013 were:

10. Ten Strategies for Living in the Past

These tongue-in-cheek tactics are your "road map to irrelevance."

9. Are You 'Friending' Co-Workers? Friend Wisely

Avoid situations that could compromise staff chemistry and member service levels.

8. EMV Conversion Planning: 12 Tips

Get started now, experts tell credit unions.

7. Five Steps to Become ‘Super Productive’

Get the biggest impact out of every hour you work.

6. When You Are—And Aren't—A Loan Originator

New Regulation Z rules contain a broader definition of "loan originator."

5. High-Cost vs. Higher-Priced

New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules change the definitions and coverage of two types of mortgages.

4. The Art and Science of Follow-Up Calls

Don’t miss an opportunity to create value, avoid problems, and deepen relationships.

3. Vote for a CU Hero

The credit union movement is blessed with extraordinary leaders.

2. Ten Loan Ideas for 2013

They’ll come in especially handy if we stay stuck in this low-rate environment.

1. Top 10 Strategic Planning Trends

The future looks to be increasingly mobile.