Seven Features Your Bank's Mobile App Needs to Succeed

To land and retain millennials, Synechron’s head of innovation, David Horton, suggests mobile banking apps must graduate from simply replicating online banking on a phone to leveraging the native functionality of mobile hardware.

Goldman's Consumer Lending Platform Could Be a Wake-Up Call for CUs

Credit unions may not face significant competition from Goldman Sachs’ entrance into consumer lending, but analysts say it should serve as a wake-up call for how CUs market personal loan products.  more »

WOCCU Unveils Social Media Platform Designed Specifically for CUs

The World Council of Credit Unions has launched a social media app aimed at bringing together the global credit union community, but questions remain about whether or not it will catch on.  more »
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Hey Banks, Seniors Love Their Mobile Phones, Too
Older Americans control more than two-thirds of the deposits, so why do millennials get all the attention in digital banking? Banks are perhaps missing out on a major opportunity to build value by not focusing on this group.  read more »
How Diverse is Your CU?
This video from NCUA introduces the regulator's new diversity self-assessment checklist to help credit unions can improve their diversity efforts. The assessment has no bearing on an institution's CAMEL rating and is not part of the exam process.