Five Tips for Credit Union Marketing on a Budget

Marketer Derek Gillette offers five practical tips for branding and marketing on a budget. Get his “Branding Without a Budget” ebook for free here.

Email Marketing: You Can Bank On It After Webinar

Making your email marketing stand out from the pack is difficult. Find solutions at Harland Clarke’s free webinar June 17.

First Tax-Reform Drafts Expected Soon; Credit Unions Urged to Prepare Next Round of ‘Don’t Tax’

National and regional advocacy leaders are urging credit unions to make plans now for the next “Don’t Tax My Credit Union!” campaign as Congress prepares to focus its attention—perhaps as soon as this week—on tax reform.

.creditunion Domain Name

It’s possible credit unions will be able to ditch the “dot com” and “dot org” web addresses in favor of “dot credit union.” This week’s compliance report offers new information.

When Rivermark Members Speak, Legislators Listen

Within just a few hours of receiving a call to action from Rivermark President/CEO Scott Burgess, thousands of Rivermark members responded, signing the NWCUA’s online petition opposing the bank lobby’s attack on credit unions’ tax structure.

Harland Clarke Digital Launches SM:Vault Email Archiving Solution

Strategic Link business partner Harland Clarke Digital has launched SM:Vault, a marketing email archival solution that provides a single-source location for email messaging, archiving and retrieval and aids in SEC 17a-4 regulation compliance.

Legislative Reports Highlight Candidate Support, Legislative Advocacy and Credit Union Advocates

In response to more than 100 requests from members, the Northwest Credit Union Association is offering monthly legislative updates. Sign up is available currently for the next report, scheduled for July 30, 2012.

Compliance Question of the Week

Is the monthly email we send to members telling them their statement is available online covered by the FTC’s CAN-SPAM rules?

Change Approach to Managing Fraud

A CUNA Mutual Risk Consultant says fraud management needs to reach across the entire business enterprise, not just silo monitoring.

NWCUA Launches Turnkey Regulatory Advocacy Site

The NWCUA launches new online regulatory resource to make it easy to give feedback.

Sony Latest to be Hit by Data Breach

With up to 70 million customers’ data compromised, criminals could use the data—possibly including credit card information—to access email and online bank account.

Epsilon Breach, Security and Communications Key for CUs

Following the breach at the marketing firm, credit unions will need to communicate effectively with members, even if the organization’s data was not directly compromised.