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CUES, in partnership with Decision Strategies International, Inc. (DSI), one of the world’s leading companies in the area of scenario planning, brings you Scenarios for Credit Unions 2020: Striving to Stay Relevant in a Rapidly Changing World. The study focuses on four distinct future scenarios, and challenges credit union leaders to question their assumptions and to develop a more flexible, multi-faceted view of the future.
Planning for Catastrophic Losses: Did you know the U.S. is the most severe weather-prone country on earth?
Auto and home insurance programs are a proven way for credit unions to increase products per member, build non-interest income, and help members protect their investments in their home or vehicle.
As we all know, the newly amended CUSO regulation will go into effect on June 30, 2014. On or before that date, federally insured credit unions with investments in or loans to a CUSO must obtain an agreement from such CUSO wherein the CUSO agrees to directly report information to the NCUA. There was some confusion among credit unions and CUSOs whether this regulatory burden extends to credit unions with only a contractual agreement for services with a CUSO.
Recent guidance from regulators about risk management underscores a credit union board’s role in making sure risk isn’t being managed department by department, in silos. It’s easy for a board to settle into the pattern of assessing risk exposures for each new product, strategy, or operational change as management brings it to the board’s attention. But it may be time for your board to establish a policy of addressing risk in a broader, more systematic fashion.
Data breaches are emerging as a risk just as dire as natural disasters, fires, business interruption, and other insurance risks. If your credit union doesn’t have insurance specifically devoted to covering data breach risks, you need to review your overall exposure to these risks.
Here are five elements to include in a social media policy that provides the foundation for using social media as an effective part of your overall marketing/PR strategy.
Learn the five things that credit unions with successful financial check-in programs tend to do
In its first two years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has had its foot firmly on the gas of regulatory change. Don’t look for any brake lights in late 2013 or in 2014.
Recent research shows Americans are carrying less life insurance now than in 2004, and 30% of Americans have no life insurance at all.