75% of Millennials Willing to Switch Financial Institutions: Experian

A recent report from the credit reporting company shows that 3/4 of Millennials are willing to switch financial institutions, often for better interest rates, better rewards, and better customer service.

Millennials & Member Experience: CO-OP’s Top Ideas from 2014

Read the year’s top posts on connecting with millennials and reinvigorating your member experience, complements of CO-OP.

NCUA Releases 2014 Exam Focus

The National Credit Union Administration has released Letter to Credit Unions 14-CU-02, which covers the focus topics for 2014 examinations.

Strategic Link Question of the Week

“With two years remaining on our contract with our current card processing system, we are looking to honor our commitment to due diligence by looking into other processing systems, but we are concerned about the time and money it will take to compare systems. We want to make sure our credit and debit card program is as valuable as possible to our members and to our credit union. Do you have any suggestions for where we should start or who we should contact?”

Strategic Link Question of the Week

Our credit union is looking to bring in more non-interest income in 2013. Does Strategic Link have any partners that can help us accomplish that goal?

Rob McKenna Meets With NWCUA Washington GAC

As part of an ongoing schedule of interviews to determine credit union support in the November elections, Washington Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna met with the NWCUA Washington Governmental Affairs Committee on Aug. 30.

Credit Union Locator Site Traffic Explodes During Bank Transfer Day Movement

The call to action for consumers to join credit unions in the past several months sent thousands to asmarterchoice.org. Is your credit union leveraging this resource to its fullest potential?

Major BSA Penalty Assessed Against Bank. Will Your Credit Union Be Next?

The announcement from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of a $1,000,000 penalty assessed against Pamrapo Savings for Bank Secrecy Act violations marks a renewed focus on BSA compliance in examinations.