Generally speaking, fintechs are friends, not threats. Most fintechs just want to make people’s financial lives a little easier. Fortunately, they often hit the market with help from community financial institutions like credit unions.
But sometimes fintechs aren’t so friendly. Sometimes they see an opportunity and they go for it. And there are two fintechs that are shoehorning themselves into the traditional banking space:
Are you ready to see what happens when fintechs attack?
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Most credit unions use content for inbound marketing in some capacity. But from what we’ve seen, most credit unions don’t follow many (if any) best practices. So, we’ve put together a brief on-page SEO checklist for copywriting.
This is not an exhaustive list, and it doesn’t cover most of the technical side of things. Also, optimization for copywriting is constantly changing. Some gotta-dos in here might be outdated in a year. Still, these tips will help you generate compelling, ranking content…
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It’s CU 2.0 Fintech Friday! Today, Chris Otey sits down with Cranberry to discuss all things credit union, fintech, and digital innovation.
Ah, the life of a renter. Either you’re lining someone else’s pockets or you’re paying someone else’s mortgage. And then, when you move out, you have to cross your fingers and hope you’ll get your deposit back. You certainly won’t get any of the equity in the home.
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It’s that time of year again. You’ve got big ideas, good intentions, and only so much money to go around. Which necessities should make your 2020 credit union budget?
Well, we’ve got a few ideas about that. However, we were beaten to the punch! Ongoing Operations wrote up some budget ideas that we really liked. But we’ll link that at the end.
In the meantime, we’ll give you the highlights here.
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Inbound marketing—often called content marketing—is all the rage right now. And there’s a good reason for that:
Content marketing works.
Or at least, it usually does. But more often than most would like to admit, content falls short. There are countless reasons why. And there are a couple fixes, too. We’ll cover all those in this blog.
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