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Back to Reality: NWCUF Launching Second Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

In celebration of International Credit Union Day, NWCUF is hosting a second multi-city, multi credit union financial reality fair extravaganza. We’d love for you to participate this time around!

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4 Ways You Should Incorporate Marketing Goals Into Your Credit Union Strategic Planning

Strategic Link content partner Social Stairway shares ideas on how to weave marketing goals into your credit union’s larger strategic planning.

Enter Now! Win Consulting From Top Firms for ICU Day 2015 Day of Service

Northwest credit unions are planning a day of service for International Credit Union Day. Enter your plans by Wednesday’s deadline for the chance to win free consulting from Strategic Link partner consultants.

Dream Team of Business Consultants Ready to Serve Northwest Credit Unions

Strategic Link has hand-selected a roster of leading consultants to help credit unions capitalize on critical areas of opportunity, from economic forecasting to brand strategy.

Succession Planning Critical for Credit Unions

Recent leadership changes in the Northwest show that succession planning is not only critical, it can add value to operations and help attract and retain top talent. Amplify speaker to share strategy.

Implementing a Successful Strategic Plan Involves a Multi-Level Approach

Credit unions continue to address the challenges posed by an ever-changing marketplace, economic and regulatory uncertainty, and shifting member service expectations. As a result, having a clearly defined strategy for setting goals, focusing resources and measuring outcomes is essential.

Washington DFI Releases Strategic Planning and Budgeting Guidance

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions recently released DCU Bulletin B-13-18 to address strategic and operational planning.

Successful Strategic Compass Includes Input from All Directions

For an organization to be successful in the future, decisions made on a historical or emotional basis must give way to an inclusive process that combines the perspectives and best ideas of as many stakeholders as possible.

Award Honors CUNA Mutual Group’s Mobile Application for Retirement Planning

CUNA Mutual Group has been ranked No. 19 in this year’s InformationWeek 500—a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. The company was honored for its Retirement Radar mobile annuity planning application.

Strategic Planning Roadmap Featured at NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference

Cindy Barrick explained to credit union directors at last week’s NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference the importance of developing, activating and evaluating a strategic plan for their credit union using measurable goals.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Begins Post-Merger Process of Planning and Re-Branding

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation met for three intensive days of brainstorming, planning and strategizing last week as it begins to lay out its priorities and establish new branding heading into 2012.

CUNA Releases New Environmental Scan

The report is commonly used by credit union executives and boards for strategic and business planning.