The credit union’s Idea Lab brings together cutting edge financial services technology with a culture that draws out impactful innovation.
The numbers are official: The Dave & Dan Classic raised $408,000 for Credit Unions for Kids. Tom Sargent is often credited with giving birth to the golf event 14 years ago, but he has some surprising news about where he got the idea.
With the early-entry deadline for the 2013 Spectrum Marketing Awards just 10 days away, O Bee’s Lee Wojnar, whose credit union won “Best of Show” honors in 2011, discussed some of the keys to successful marketing efforts for credit unions: “You have to make it relevant for the user.”
Diebold, a new Strategic Link business partner, is introducing an exclusive, interactive online forum that incorporates credit union feedback into its product development efforts.
A survey of Washington credit union CEOs revealed 12 interested in offering prize-linked savings programs to members by early 2012. An â€œIdea Exchangeâ€ at the NWCUAâ€™s Convention and Annual Business Meeting will provide more information for industry leaders.
Prize-linked savings accounts have turned un-banked consumers into savers in Michigan. Some Washington credit unions are considering launching similar programs by taking advantage of legislation passed this year. The NWCUA will lobby for a similar law in Oregon next year.