Technology is the driving force of the financial services industry’s growth, and credit unions are investing in new tech to serve their members. Here are 10 important things to remember when preparing for a core conversion.
Gun control, marijuana and Cover Oregon were among the key issues on the agenda when Oregon lawmakers gathered in Salem last week for the third and final series of interim committee meetings leading to the Feb. 3 opening of a short legislative session.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, a hacktivist group that took credit for several recent DDoS attacks against banks, has said it will suspend the assaults for the time being. CUNA Mutual Group’s Ken Otsuka urges credit unions to use this opportunity to take six specific steps to defend against cyber attacks.
“Consumers want options, which is what companies like Google, Dwolla and Paypal bring to the space,” Jeff Russell told NWCUA Convention-goers during Thursday morning’s general session. “Because a large percentage of earned income from exchange fees, which is declining, credit unions have got to be ready.”
Mountain-climber, author, international speaker and successful business leader Susan Ershler told her inspirational story to hundreds of northwest credit union leaders Wednesday afternoon at the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting.