First mortgage portfolio niche lending: Current trends and opportunities

By Chris Perry, MGIC and Josh Ley, CUNA Mutual Group Are you making the absolute most of your ability to portfolio lend? We have already seen a dramatic increase in […]

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Reinventing financial education

In 2021 the Ohio Credit Union Foundation supported a grant for a credit union to implement the Zogo app in their community. The gamified financial education app, which rewards users […]

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CDFI Certification Turns Financial Inclusion Values into Action

By John Cassidy, Director, Credit Union System Relations | CUNA Mutual Group While the pandemic shined a bright light on a number of latent societal issues, financial inequity was one […]

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Emerging risk outlook: keep ahead of trends & issues

Innovation, employee experience, and evolving consumer preferences are changing the financial services landscape. This includes the way financial products and services are delivered. Many credit unions are exploring ways to […]

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The time is right for Real-Time Payments

Real-time payments are poised to dramatically shift the financial industry. Just as consumer expectations for convenience, speed, and security impact other industries, such as retail and healthcare, consumer behavior is […]

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Protect your credit union from becoming a randsomware headline

The growing risk of ransomware is no secret. It seems every day a new attack is making headline news. Cybercriminals are becoming more and more sophisticated, and institutions large and […]

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3 reasons CUNA Mutual joined the FinHealth Fund (and why your CU should, too)

By Gerry Singleton, Vice President, CUNA Mutual Group According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) the US economy grew by 5.7 percent in 2021. This represents the strongest calendar-year growth since […]

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Four formidable forces shaping the credit union digital landscape

By Kevin Polinsky, Senior Director, CUNA Mutual Group FinTech Solutions Financial services continue to see rapid-fire developments that are creating an increasingly competitive environment. While there is seemingly no shortage […]

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2022 finance predictions look cloudy with a chance of pineapple

By Karinne Strikowski Cryptocurrencies, inflation, and supply chain shortages? Looking into 2022 finance predictions, all we think about is how will this affect the average American and what are credit […]

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Learning from Top-Performing Credit Unions: Strategic Do’s & Don’ts

By: Steve Heusuk, CUNA Mutual Group’s Sr. Manager, Customer Intelligence In 2008, the bottom fell out of the economy. The Great Recession devastated world financial markets, the banking industry and […]

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