The CU 2.0 Credit Union Data Analytics Provider Guide

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Credit unions often lag competitors, technologically. Technological needs must be balanced with service, growth, and profit; often, those needs compete with fintechs, compliance, IT security, and ever-changing regulations.

3 Tips for Branch Managers in the Digital Age

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As Internet banking began to pick up steam in the late 90s, lots of people predicted that brick-and-mortar credit union branches would eventually fade away. Of course, they were wrong. As the market matured, it became clear that branches still had a place in the financial landscape. There are just some things that members either […]

All Aboard the Fintech Service Bus: Accelerating Digital Transformation

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This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in fintech service bus strategies for credit unions. Several Brainstorm Event panelists suggested that credit unions are now technology providers. If that’s […]

Need Loans? New Proven Lending Strategies

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This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in fintech lending strategies for credit unions. Loans are the backbone of credit union income, yet fintech and neobank competitors are doing […]

Autonomous Banking Powered by AI-Based Tools

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This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in autonomous and AI-based banking technology. In this session, the expert panel discusses the advantages and limitations of AI and the role […]

Branch Location Strategy and TerraStrat

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Fintechs and neobanks are going branchless. And, while it’s a compelling move, it leaves out those who prefer their banking in person. For better or for worse, that includes a lot of credit union members.

Fintech Partnership and Consolidation

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This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in credit union and fintech partnerships and consolidation. An increasing number of credit unions are embracing fintech partnership. These partnerships are key […]

Crypto for Credit Unions: Blockchain, Crypto, and DeFi

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This piece is based off of a roundtable discussion at the CU 2.0 Brainstorm Event in January 2022. It’s not intended to be comprehensive—rather, it will provide a quick look at emerging trends in credit union cryptocurrency, blockchain, and DeFi. Cryptocurrency is making an explosive entrance into the world of finance. However, it’s been around […]

Is It Time for a New Website at Your Credit Union?

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LOOK AT IT FROM A CONSUMER’S STANDPOINT. HOW WOULD YOU RATE THE USER EXPERIENCE? By Dylan Bloniarz, soon-to-be graduate from St. Edwards University’s Master’s program in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics. This blog is about credit union web design. He is currently redesigning his credit union’s website. You may find the original post here.