Credit unions can simplify life insurance to shrink the need gap

By Tina Buttchen, CUNA Mutual Group The gap between those who say they need life insurance and those who say they have it is growing. In fact, it’s more than doubled […]

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Multicultural Business Strategy Starts with Internal Commitment to Inclusion. Credit Unions and CUNA Mutual Group Fast Forward Change through Inclusion Institute

By Angela Russell, CUNA Mutual Group Chief Diversity Officer Multicultural business strategy is essential if credit unions are to remain relevant to an increasingly diverse marketplace. Over the last five […]

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The Perils of Investor Overconfidence

Economic Insights provided by Scott D. Knapp, Chief Market Strategist at CUNA Mutual Group Economists and investment strategists are said to suffer from a malady known as “physics envy.” The […]

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Supporting Financial Inclusion in the Fintech Space

Building a bridge between inclusive fintechs and inclusive credit unions By: Elizabeth McCluskey, Director; CMFG Ventures What percentage of venture capital (VC) funding goes to Black, Latinx and female entrepreneurs? […]

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Multicultural business strategy starts with internal commitment to inclusion

Credit Unions and CUNA Mutual Group Fast Forward Change through Inclusion Institute By Angela Russell, CUNA Mutual Group Chief Diversity Officer Multicultural business strategy is essential if credit unions are […]

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Four winning plays for connecting with members

Credit unions have long nurtured a deep trust with members. Historically, that trust has been difficult for even the most formidable opponent to duplicate. Difficult, yet not impossible. So, how can credit unions up their game and take an aggressive stance in the contest for trust and become their members’ most valued financial partner?

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Reasons your credit union should invest in digital financial education

By Sydney Mayer Financial literacy is crucial to consumers’ ability to make responsible, informed financial decisions. Unfortunately, younger generations rarely learn about personal finance in school, and the few that […]

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Why multicultural business strategy is essential to all credit unions

By Opal Tomashevska, Director, Multicultural Business Strategy, CUNA Mutual Group As I talk with credit unions around the country, I have been able to engage with many in the movement […]

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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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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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