Third-Quarter Results Show Gradual Rebound in Japanese Auto Inventory

Autoland President Jeff Martin discusses how this year’s tragic earthquake in Japan impacted auto inventory, how quickly inventory is returning to normal, and how this affects credit unions.

Filene Study: How Credit Unions Grew Consumer Loans During Great Recession

Filene Research Group’s John Dangoia explains how credit unions increased the size of their consumer loan portfolios during the recent recession, illustrating the need to make the most of every lending opportunity.

Ershler Encourages Credit Unions to Project, Prepare and Persevere

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.

Survey: Credit Unions Believe in Value of Credit Insurance and Debt Protection, Need to Better Communicate to Members

Rich Trace, CUNA Mutual Group’s Director of Product Management for Credit Insurance, says that cross-selling is a useful tool in educating members about valuable, under-utilized products such as credit insurance and debt protection.

Falling Credit Scores, Demographics Changing the Automarket

Autoland Solution’s president outlines how changing demographics are affecting the automarket and your credit union.

Benchmarking: Preparing to be at the Top of Your Game

Repo Remarketing writes that successful benchmarking can result in changes in performance and innovation, improvement in quality and in overall productivity improvements.

NWCUA Services Corp., CU Solutions Group Create New Services Alliance

The agreement covers a variety of products offered by CU Solutions Group including Invest in America member enhancement solutions with Sprint, General Motors and TurboTax.

Motivated to Succeed, Motivated to Purchase

Harland Clarke explains how knowing what inspires small-business owners, such as a drive for profit or a desire for work-life balance, can increase your chances of selling products to them.

Repo Remarketing, NWCUA Host Lunch & Learn Session

The Association and its partner Repo Remarketing will be hosting a “credit union day at the auction” on June 15 to explain how they can help credit unions manage their collateral liquidations.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

The prize-linked savings bill is going to the Governor, while many tax exemption proposals are being proposed in an effort to close the budget deficit.