Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Data Integration Key To Moving To New Software
Credit unions are increasingly investing in newer software and technologies. In fact, research shows that more than a third of credit unions in the range of $50 million to $100 million now have mobile apps.
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Last week, a D.C. District Court Judge struck down a lawsuit brought by shareholders in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac who had been seeking to stop the government from taking the profits from the two agencies. more »
Earlier this year, Credit Union Journal invited credit unions of all sizes from across the nation to participate — at no cost — in a study conducted for us by the Best Companies Group, which yielded the ranking we feature in this issue's Special Report. more »
The cost to originate is at an all-time high, forcing many credit unions to re-think their lending operations. more »
When I shared with friends of mine at credit unions that I'd soon be joining CUNA as the new president and CEO, they told me I'd be diving into a financial services pool that is swirling with both opportunity and challenge. more »
While the rest of my neighbors are carving pumpkins and wishing me a Happy Halloween, you should see the looks on their faces when I respond, "Thanks, and a Happy International Credit Union Month to you!" more »
The debut of Apple Pay has far-reaching implications for the future of the U.S. payments system and has cast a bright light into a murky mobile wallet payments environment. Some may even wonder if Apple Pay is in fact poised to eclipse plastic card payments. more »
Depending on who you ask, the launch of Apple Pay was either exciting or uninspiring. The truth is far more complicated — particularly in terms of how it will impact the dynamics of Apple's relationship with banks. more »
It's strategic planning season, which means it's time to discuss growth, new opportunities and the future of your members' credit union. more »
With the revelation of the Heartbleed security bug a few months behind us, it makes sense to stop and consider what the event taught U.S. credit unions and banks about themselves and their retail customers. more »
There is an interesting YouTube video that was widely shared some time ago. In it, a toddler is playing with an iPad, touching the screen icons and enjoying the interaction that happens as a result. more »
It was the second of three listening sessions the regulator hosted, and while other issues were also on the menu, RBC was clearly the main course. And it wasn't exactly going down well. more »
It's been almost a year and a half since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its bulletin explaining how certain lenders offering indirect auto loans through dealers would be held responsible for unlawful, discriminatory pricing practices. more »
The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was adopted years ago to promote equal access to mortgage credit. more »
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International Credit Union Day
October 16, 2014 is International Credit Union Day, and this video from the World Council of CUs (WOCCU) highlights this year's theme and the impact CUs have around the globe.
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