CU Direct Introduces Industry’s First Indirect Lending Benchmark Report

Your Strategic Link business partner, CU Direct has a new tool that could help credit unions improve their lending performance.

What Financial Questions Do People Google Throughout the Year?

Google drew on its vast database of searches to show financial institutions what people search for each month. The results will be useful as marketers plan their calendars.

NerdWallet: FinTech Trends to Watch for in 2015

Financial information firm NerdWallet shares which fintech trends credit unions should be embracing in 2015.

CO-OP Urges Credit Unions To ‘Seize The Now’ At GAC

Social, technological trends moving in credit unions’ favor. CO-OP explains how to take advantage in booth 301.

Andy Hines, Notable Futurist at the University of Houston Graduate Program, Slated to Speak at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference

Futurist Andy Hines will address credit union directors at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference this week. Hines believes technology, economic, environmental and other financial trends bode well for credit unions.

Legal Briefs

Your update on the regulatory landscape.

Tech Trends and Strategies for Credit Unions: Threat or Opportunity?

Mark Winger, vice president of information technology for CUNA Mutual Group, offers insight into technological trends and advances, and how credit unions can proactively use new technology to improve member service.

Legal Briefs

Your update on the regulatory landscape.

CUNA Releases New Environmental Scan

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

NW Chapter to Discuss Economic Trends at February 23rd Meeting

Oregon’s Northwest Chapter of Credit Unions is holding its first meeting of 2011 focusing on how current economic trends will affect credit union operations, and you are invited.

Trade Reports Place Washington in the Middle of Merger Trends

Two reports by the Credit Union Times’ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.