Crisis Management: When Bad Things Happen to Good Credit Unions

Credit unions usually have strong recovery processes in place to protect their members’ assets and employee safety in times of crisis. But do they know how to communicate their actions to the board, staff, members, and media? Renowned reputation manager Anthony Huey returns to Amplify this fall to offer interactive crisis management guidance.

Public Relations Expert: Crisis Response is 99 Percent Planning, One Percent Execution

The recent Target breach is a good reason for credit unions to dust off their disaster-recovery and crisis-response plans. A public relations expert who consults credit unions shares a priority list for marketers.

Breach Boot Camp: Learn How to Manage the Fallout from Cyber Attacks at Marketers’ Networking Council on Jan. 29

With more than 100 million credit and debit cards potentially compromised in the Target breach and new information about additional holiday cyber attacks still unfolding, credit unions are working fast and furiously to address the situation. Solutions can be found at “Breach Boot Camp,” the theme of the Jan. 29 Marketers’ Networking Council.

Bank Transfer Day in Context: What Caused the Movement, and What Comes Next?

NWCUA Director of Public Relations David Bennett looks at the long history of credit unions, using historical context to explain the events of last fall’s Bank Transfer Season and begin forecasting the opportunities ahead.

November Headline Round-Up Tells the Story of a Historic Month

November 2011 was a historic month, one that shook up the financial services industry, beginning with Bank of America canceling its debit-card fee on Nov. 1 and extending to yesterday’s news of unprecedented action in Europe.

Big Banks Using Tax Credits and Bailout Profits to Push Agenda in Congress

Even as the extent of big bank profits from the 2008 bailout are revealed, four banks are suing the U.S. for $1 billion in tax credits. The banking industry is using these profits to spend record amounts lobbying lawmakers.

U.S. Government Places Wall Street on Hook for $50 Billion in Corporate CU Losses

Clearly placing the nation’s financial crisis in the laps of Wall Street bankers, The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is threatening to sue several investment banks for their role in packaging bonds backed by poor quality mortgage securities.

Federal GAC: CUNA Warns Reg Burden is Growing ‘Crisis’

CUNA President & CEO Bill Cheney told a House subcommittee on Wednesday that credit unions face a crushing “crisis of creeping complexity” under a steady accumulation of regulatory requirements.