Tech Time: Modernizing Check Processing
How Tower FCU converted to teller capture and electronic cash letters
Start with the young and build relationships
Loan Zone: Portfolio Risk Analysis
Automating the process provides one CU with real benefits
On Compliance: Credit Card Agreements
How CUs can respond to voluntary disclosure suggestions from the CFPB and CFSI
Defining ‘Executive Session’
Interesting minutia about closed-door meetings
Credit Union Management Featured Article
CUs’ overarching delivery strategies must reflect their underlying priorities.
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Video: Strategic Solutions: Randy Harrington, Ph.D., founder/CEO of Strategic Arts & Sciences, Eugene, Ore., discusses the question: How can directors apply strategic solutions to their board service?
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Blog: CEO Institute I: 'We Did Not Let me Down': Greg Michlig, who, as CUES’ senior director of member relations, has sung the praises of CUES CEO Institute, had the chance to personally experience CEO Institute I at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School last month. Read more in his CUES Skybox blog post.
Build a Better World Through Cooperatives
Learn from strategy, leadership and governance experts as you network with a worldwide community of credit union leaders at the first-ever CCCU and CUES International Convention, Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 23-26, 2012. We’ll explore ways to leverage the competitive advantage of cooperatives, collaborate to improve profitability, and more. Register now.
Cool App: Appetites for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad offers step-by-step video cooking instructions. Every step of a recipe is broken down into bite size videos to make learning a new recipe easy. There are 54 video recipes with more on the way.
Easy-to-Access Director Education
The Center for Credit Union Board Excellence (CCUBE), Powered by CUES, offers online resources for credit union volunteers on topics of vital concern for every board member, including governance, strategy, finance, CEO/board relations, risk management, committees and advocacy. Learn more today.
Community Involvement: Turning Friday the 13th on its head, Lowell, Mass.,-based Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union President/CEO Mark S. Cochran and a number of CU employees handed surprised customers a $5 gift card and a free Jeanne D’Arc T-shirt, during one hour on April 13, telling customers it was their “lucky day.” The CU has six CUES members.
Assisting cash-strapped schools, Texas Trust Credit Union, Mansfield, Texas, has donated more than $60,000 to four area school districts since August 2011 as part of its Spirit Debit Reward program. The schools earn 15 cents every time a Spirit Debit Reward card is used to make a purchase. Cardholder transactions have exceeded 405,000 so far. The CU has 12 CUES members.
Jasmine Ancira won $500 through a program developed by Security Service Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, that encourages students to go through a financial reality check, then write about their plans to be financially stable adults. Ancira is a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in the financial industry. The CU has five CUES members.
CUES Supplier Member News: CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is introducing CO-OP Bill Pay, the company’s first online bill-pay product line for credit unions, featuring competitive pricing, superior service and product option flexibility.
Read more—and submit your own--CUES member news here.
CUES School of Consumer Lending(tm)
CEO Institute III: Strategic Leadership Development
University of Virginia, Darden School of Business
Free! Webinar: Discover & Differentiate
1-2 p.m. Central
Directors Leadership Institute: Governance
Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
CUES Director Strategy Seminar
CCCU and CUES International Convention
Montego Bay, Jamaica
CUES School of Strategic Marketing™
CUES School of Business Lending
School II: Financial Analysis and Diagnostic Assessment
CUES School of Product and Channel Management™
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