Only three weeks left to register for the CU Service Network Annual Meeting! We actually tossed around the idea of not even calling it an “Annual Meeting,” because it really is so different from your typical Annual Meeting – and we want you to come! Check out the video our President/CEO Doug Burke made to announce the event here.
Your credit union has been invited to participate in an extensive research endeavor on Shared Services.
We have created a survey through Kordeleski Consulting to define the “back office” of the future. Kirk Kordeleski has national recognition in growing and mentoring credit unions and was instrumental in creating S3 (a CUSO for three $1B+ credit unions).
It seems like every day we hear about another merger. Small, local, rural, or remote credit unions getting acquired by the big guys. It’s nice for once to hear a story about a small credit union that is thriving – The Florist Credit Union, in Roswell, NM. They may be tiny, but that have a big vision. This month, NACUSO highlighted President/CEO Kenn Bell and what it means to work for a small credit union. Take a look below at a sample of the article:
We have a new campaign over at CU Collaborative Community. One that couldn’t be more relevant – Fraud. It is everywhere. Did you know, as of March 24, there are 4,082 articles on fraud in CUTimes? There are 3,580 on CU Journal. 504 on CUToday (granted, the site is only a few years old.)
By Trisha Wiggin-Fausnaugh, Project Manager
Unfortunately, fraud is a reality for all financial institutions, and losses from fraud can be considerable. We’ve seen an upsurge in fraud and potential fraud through shared branching and associated products, like NextGen ATMs and Sprig. There are some things that you can do to help reduce this type of fraud and to spot it quickly should it occur.