Balancing Stronger Security with Member Experience

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Two monumental figures loom large these days: $4 billion in consumer identity protection costs (like LifeLock), and a whopping $40 billion institutional burden to cover the fraud, and that doesn’t even include the cost of cybersecurity to combat fraud. So how do credit unions continue to add layers of security without also adding more complexity […]

Credit Unions, UPTIQ, and Choosing Your Borrowers

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The lending process is improving constantly. Automation, AI, and new underwriting criteria allow lenders to book more loans with less risk every day. These are cherries on top, but they can’t save sub-par loans. Fortunately, some loans are already near perfect as is. Read on to learn more about UPTIQ, the RIAs they work with, […]

Calque and the Credit Union Trade-In Mortgage

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Sometimes, a member wants to buy a new home. But before they can afford one, they need to sell their existing one. Their new mortgage is contingent on a home sale. So, what does your credit union do? There are a couple of options, usually starting with “nothing” and ending with “bridge loan.” But Calque […]

Cinchy Wants to Change Credit Union Data by Liberating It

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Let’s talk data liberation. Sometimes, a fintech comes along and changes the entire way we think about something. That’s what Cinchy is doing with credit union data. And we’re going to try to make this relevant for CIOs and CEOs alike. Apologies in advance for anything remedial. We think it’ll be worth it if you’re […]

Crux Gives Credit Union Business Lending a Boost

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Small- to medium-sized businesses make great credit union members. They’re a big part of the local economy, they borrow even when individuals don’t, and their loyalty is almost unmatched. Yet most credit unions don’t cater to SMBs. That’s a big missed opportunity. Read on to learn more about small business accounts, lending, and how Crux […]

The Credit Union Case for Rocket Mortgage® Partnerships

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Rocket Mortgage is one of America’s largest and most recognized lenders1. Their digital lending journey and client experience are nearly unmatched in their field. Not surprisingly, credit unions—and CU 2.0—think of Rocket Mortgage as the competition. But might they make better partners? For a surprising number of credit unions, the answer might be “yes.” Read […]

Credit Union Financial Advisors Are Losing to TikTok (feat. Wellthi)

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There are more than 141 million Millennials and Gen Zers. Gen Alpha is just coming into banking age now that youth accounts are taking off. This is a really, really big market. It’s nearly half of the United States’ population. And credit unions are doing a historically bad job of catering to them. In fact, […]

Financial Health, Organization, and LifeTidy: A Credit Union Opportunity

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Should credit unions care about their members’ financial health? Should they provide any tools to help with it? If you answered “yes” to either of those questions, you should keep reading. If you answered “no,” then you should read this guide, change your mind, and then come back here and continue reading. Now, it’s time […]

What Is a Fintech Enablement Platform (and Why Would Credit Unions Want One?)

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Credit unions have wide and varied technology needs. One credit union might be on the hunt for a product that another credit union deployed a decade ago. And those two products might end up totally different to suite their respective memberships. The result is that there’s no clear path toward digital transformation. And yet, the […]

AI vs AI: Effectiv’s Battle Against Fraud in Credit Unions

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You can’t fight fire with fire, or so the saying goes. But in reality, there are niche cases where that is the exact prescription. As West Coasters, CU 2.0 is more than aware of that… But this isn’t about BCP or disaster recovery! This is about risk, fraud, and artificial intelligence (AI). Read on to […]