This 2.0 Guide is intended to show the state of custom software development for credit unions, including why it’s a viable pathway to digital transformation, common projects, and evaluation strategies for custom development companies. This guide should also offer some perspective about why keeping a development partner is a good idea for any credit union […]
This Home Lending 2.0 Guide is intended to show the state of home lending in the U.S. It’ll offer some insight about lending trends and the role that fintechs play in driving those trends. It’ll also explore challenges facing traditional home lenders.
This 2.0 Guide is intended to show the state of fintech lending in the U.S. It should also offer some perspective about why outside fintech lenders represents a clear threat to credit unions, as well as how credit unions can leverage partnering fintechs to fight back.
The way consumers interact with money—save it, spend it, and borrow it—is rapidly changing as advancing technology enhances the digital banking experience. Cashless transactions are growing in popularity and the digital payments market is quickly expanding to offer more options than ever before —creating opportunities for third-party fintechs to swoop in and take advantage. They […]
Want to do something with your data, but don’t know where to start? Start here and use code “CU 2.0” for a discount. 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.
For several years throughout the pandemic, delinquency rates were low. And by low, we mean low low. However, in 2022, we’re starting to see signs that delinquencies are charge-offs are increasing. Of course, there are numerous factors about why delinquencies are rising. And there are many ways that credit unions can support their members as […]
After visiting a branch to discuss finances, one of your members decides they need a new product—let’s say it’s a credit card. They get home and go to your website to explore their options. After they find what they’re looking for, they begin the application process on your mobile app. But wait! Something goes wrong… […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]