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Publisher’s POV December ’13 – Do You Kasasa?

By Tim O’Hara In the ongoing war between banks and credit unions, credit unions are almost always considered the “David” to the big bank’s “Goliath”....

Why Aren’t You Already in the Leasing Game?

By Robert O’Hara Auto leasing is all the rage in these changing economic times. Industry statistics confirm that auto leasing has grown 22.5 per cent...

Get SaaS-y for Faster, Maybe Cheaper, Newer Technology

By Roy W. Urrico The cost of doing business in the financial services industry has forced many credit unions to reassess the worth of legacy...

Credit Unions and Student Loan Investments

By Emily Moré Hollis, CFA Partner  Although credit unions may issue student loans to their members, NCUA regulation is somewhat confusing on whether or not...

It’s Time for Credit Unions to Put Insurance Aisles in their Stores

By Jeffrey Cheskey, President & CEO Insuritas For decades, credit unions have treated insurance products as the redheaded stepchild to their core business. Pressure on...

After More Than Thirty Years of Success, Credit Union 24 Makes a Key Transition

Like so many true success stories, this one begins modestly. And although it has lasted more than 30 years, it has been sustained by...

Debit Matters: Growing Card Based Revenue with Mobile

By Suzanne Savage Chances are your credit union doesn’t offer a mobile wallet, but that won’t stop you from earning revenue on mobile payments. In...

Publisher’s POV – September 2012

Keeping 'In Touch With The Future!' I was thinking the other day about my college days. I consider myself very fortunate to have attended and...

Card Relationships in 2012- Credit is Back

Hang on to Your Balances, Improve Your Offerings, Market to the Underbanked! By Ondine Irving Credit Cards portfolios have had a rough go at things the past...