Build a Stress Management Tool Kit

Strategic Link partner The Trust shares insights on how to handle stress, and is producing an upcoming webinar on work-life balance.

Blueprint for Success Offers Strategic Advice for Credit Unions

Now that the Fed has raised interest rates, what does that mean for credit unions? In January, balance sheet experts from your Strategic Link partner Catalyst Strategic Solutions and Catalyst Corporate will attempt to answer that question in their third annual Blueprint for Success multimedia production.

Use CDA to Increase Giving and Boost Bottom Line

Your Strategic Link partner, CUNA Mutual Group, helps you learn more this week about how a CDA can help your credit union increase charitable donations and make those donations in the name of a board member.

Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

If Your Member Crashes While Driving for Uber, Is Your Loan Covered?

CUNA Mutual Group debuts enhanced Collateral Protection to cover loan losses due to member participation in Uber, Lyft, and other transportation network companies.

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Dating Site for Credit Unions is Easy as 1-2-3

Strategic Link’s new CU Match Up is like a dating site to connect your credit union with the best business partners. Tell it a little about your goals and your culture, and it will tailor options to your needs. See a quick walkthrough here.

Catalyst Launches New Websites

Expanded content and enhanced navigation make the new sites more friendly and efficient for credit unions.

NAPA Earthquake Serves as Preparedness Reminder

Recent California earthquake highlights the benefits of shared branching, member education.

Portland Credit Union Employees Invited to Wellness Wisdom Lunch

Credit union employees are invited to a free lunch in Portland to discuss ‘wellness wisdom’ with Hubbub, a technology-driven wellness solution.

NWCUA Finalizes Rosters for 2014 Committees and Task Forces

Final rosters are now set for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 2014 committees and task forces after dozens of members answered the call to play a more active leadership role in the Association’s efforts to emphasize the structure, value and impact of the credit union movement.

CFPB Launches Web Tool to Help Consumers Find Housing Counselors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched an online tool to help consumers find local HUD-approved counseling agencies.

Compliance Question of the Week

Where can we find the home ownership counseling list?

Strategic Link Question of the Week

Strategic Link partner Repo Remarketing offers a potential solution to credit unions trying to locate repossessed vehicles. The License Plate Camera Systems program is discussed in this week’s Strategic Link Question of the Week.

An Inside Look at How Spikes in Media Coverage Affect Visits to aSmarterChoice.org

The more often aSmarterChoice.org is seen in the media, at the top of search engines, and via social media, the easier it is for people to find a credit unioto join. Oregon and Washingtonn residents combined to make more than 20,000 visits to the site in 2012.

Redesigned Website Highlights NWCUA’s Ever-Expanding Service

A redesigned website and expanded Anthem coverage are among the upgraded features being rolled out by the NWCUA at the start of the New Year.