Three Strategic Planning Tips for 2017
Find out what a Malcolm Baldridge Award-winning credit union has learned about how to make the most of strategic planning — and every board meeting, too.   more »
Here's why credit unions cannot afford to sit back and wait until after the election to lobby lawmakers. more »
We can all agree that financial education is one of the most significant and impactful ways that credit unions set themselves apart from other financial institutions. more »
We are all happy to see low unemployment numbers, but it also puts human resources in the spotlight when it comes to recruitment, retention. more »
Just months away from when the elections could change everything, the question is whether the agency will be able to tackle the big issues of field of membership and increasing transparency. more »
As the nation heads into the height of the election season, credit unions are keeping an eye on what is turning out to be a landmark presidential race, the outcome of which is anything but predictable. more »
Credit Union Journal’s much-anticipated special event is designed to showcase the people-helping-people philosophy of the CU movement. more »
Strengthening the trade association will engage a higher number of members in the voting process and reinforces the democratic principles that drive cooperatives. more »
Though CUs face stiff competition on all lending fronts, perhaps the greatest challenge — as well as the biggest opening — is in the credit cards sitting alongside the CUs’ cards in members' wallets. more »
In an industry steeped in tradition, sometimes it's hard to recognize when a long-held belief or practice has gone from time-honored to time-worn. more »
It turns out cooperation isn't just good philosophy, it's good business. FIs such as RiverLand FCU are using cross-institutional collaboration to uncover scams and prevent further losses from occurring. more »
CU Journal asked readers to weigh in on why the industry has been losing small CUs at a rate of one a day for the last 15 years — and if that's a problem. more »
Lobbyists for the credit union industry are decrying a proposal to limit forced arbitration clauses despite ample evidence that credit unions don’t use such clauses in the first place. more »
PenFed Highlights the CU Difference
PenFed CU CEO James Schenck went on TV to discuss the difference between banks and credit unions, and the credit union difference.