How Your Credit Union Can Save Money in 2020

There are countless opportunities for credit unions to spend money and improve services. But how about where they can save money and do the same?

We’ve put together a quick introduction to a few cost-cutting services for credit unions. As a bonus, they all provide opportunities to improve your products or services.

So, if you need to save money—or just make room in your budget for something else—look no further.

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CU 2.0 Fintech Friday: Hound Software

It’s CU 2.0 Fintech Friday! Today, Chris Otey sits down with Hound Software to discuss all things credit union, fintech, and digital innovation.

This series is meant to introduce potential partners and vendors to your credit union. We won’t highlight any fintech foes or digital distractions for your credit union’s CEO!

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When Fintechs Attack: One More Thing for Credit Unions to Worry About

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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CU 2.0 Fintech Friday: Cranberry

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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CU 2.0 Fintech Friday: Jointly

It’s CU 2.0 Fintech Friday! Today, Chris Otey sits down with Jointly to discuss all things credit union, fintech, and digital innovation. 

Have you ever been in a relationship? One where you couldn’t keep track of who bought what? Or one where you felt suspiciously like you were paying far more than your share of groceries? 

Well, that’s not uncommon. Cohabitating with loved ones usually means sharing finances, too. And shared finances can be a tricky subject—especially if you want to maintain a modicum of financial independence. 

That’s where Jointly comes in. Jointly is a digital budgeting interface that helps families and couples better manage their finances. 

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