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Get Out & Vote: NWCUF Joins Point West CU & Mid Oregon CU for “I Love My CU®” Campaign

The video contest that highlights local community involvement by the credit union industry across the country.

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LifeCounts Represents ‘Best of Breed’ in Growth of Strategic Link’s betaSpace Program

The LifeCounts mobile service gathers all of a user’s financial accounts across all institutions into one easy place, providing alerts and making their financial lives easier to monitor.

Is Your Brand on Instagram? Millennials Are

A new report from marketing firm Brogan & Partners says that Instagram is an ideal platform to reach Millennials, enhance your visual marketing, and increase engagement.

Offer Free Mobile Services To Build Loyalty

Mobile banking has strong potential for generating income because it appeals most to members who are in — or about to enter — their prime years for consumer loans, mortgage loans, credit/debit cards, etc. says CUNA Mutual Group.

Become a LifeCounts Mobile Launch Partner and Bring Next-Gen Mobile Tech to Your Members

As LifeCounts readies its next generation personal financial management solution, LifeCounts Mobile, they are offering Northwest credit unions the exclusive chance to become launch partners.

Become a LifeCounts Mobile Launch Partner and Bring Next-Gen Mobile Tech to Your Members

As LifeCounts readies its next generation personal financial management solution, LifeCounts Mobile, they are offering Northwest credit unions the exclusive chance to become launch partners.

Catalyst Launches New Websites

Expanded content and enhanced navigation make the new sites more friendly and efficient for credit unions.

Effective Digital Marketing Enhances Loan Completion Rate

Research finds more consumers shopping for loans online. This step-by-step guide from CUNA Mutual Group helps credit unions customize the online experience and improve the application completion rate.

The New Best Thing: Understanding the Market for Mobile Wallets

More than 76 percent of mobile phone users in the United States have never used a mobile wallet. But consumers overwhelmingly say they would leave their traditional wallets at home in favor of a mobile alternative – and that means the market is poised to explode once a front-runner emerges.

Dealing with FFIEC’s Social Media Guidance: Are Your Risk-Management Plans In Place?

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council recently outlined its expectations for adequately addressing social media risks – guidance that the NCUA, CFPB and state regulators are likely to follow. Justin Whitesides, an attorney for Farleigh Wada Witt, explains what credit unions need to do to comply.

Monthly Webinars to Focus on Emerging Payment Trends

Americans want a digital payment option from their financial institution, two recent surveys have found, but which of the emerging technologies will best fit the needs of credit union members? A new monthly series of CUNA webinars will try to answer that question.

Why Debit Cards Are Still a Growth Product

Financial institutions with assets over $10 billion shifted their focus from debit cards during the interchange fee battle. Still, Strategic Link partner Card Services for Credit Unions (CSCU) thinks the product may present opportunities for credit unions.

Analytics Guide Credit Union Focus in the Mobile Channel

Is your credit union tracking member behavior through the mobile channel? Doing so could help determine which resources to focus on providing to members. Strategic Link partner Catalyst Corporate says, “We have an app for that.”

Addressing the Impact of Overdraft Policies on Low-Income and Young Consumers

Strategic Link business partner John M. Floyd and Associates has been working to provide the CFPB with a balanced look at how transparent overdraft programs can benefit informed account holders, and their findings revealed patterns of overdraft use that disproportionately impacts young adults and consumers of low and moderate income.

Catalyst’s iPad Mobile Banking App Ready for Holiday Wish List

With analysts predicting that 30 million iPads and iPad minis will be sold this holiday season, Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union is rolling out its mobile banking app for iPad—just in time for the holidays.

Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form Revised

The Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form has been revised. The agency will be allowing users a three-year transition period ending May 30, 2015, so user systems can be changed before final adoption of the form is required.

Having an Online Application Doesn’t Mean You’re Accommodating Smartphone/Tablet Users

Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group explains what the continuing trend toward mobile banking means for credit unions offering online loan applications.

FTC Seeks Comments on Additional Proposed Revisions to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule

The FTC is publishing a Federal Register notice seeking public comment on proposed modifications to COPPA in an effort to further strengthen protection for internet users 13 years of age and younger.