Today's Links 05/21

Top link: Big-Name Bank Brands Plead Guilty, Face $5.8 Billion in Fines

  • Why should you care? From BrandChannel, "Big bank brands are once again the focus of public and political scorn in the wake of the US Department of Justice levying $5.8 billion in fines against a handful of the world’s largest financial institutions after they agreed to plead guilty to massive currency-rigging schemes."

Stories of interest

Posted on May 21, 2015 .

Today's Links 05/19

Top link: Targeting College Millennials To Get Harder For Bank Marketers

  • Why should you care? From The Financial Brand, "The fight over banking services on college campuses heats up, with a controversial set of proposed regulations that would stifle how financial institutions market to Millennial students."

Stories of interest

Posted on May 19, 2015 .

Today's Links 05/13

Top link: New Moven App Encourages Savings, Eliminates Product Silos

  • Why should you care? From Jim Marous on The Financial Brand, "Moven introduces a mobile banking application that uses real-time contextual insight to encourage savings, discourage impulse purchases and provide emergency funds seamlessly on a mobile phone or wearable device."

Stories of interest

Posted on May 13, 2015 .

Today's Links 05/11

Top link: Payments-Tech Companies Move Into Lending

  • Why should you care? From John Heggestuen, on Business Insider, "A handful of payments companies including Square and PayPal are moving beyond their core market in payments to take advantage of an opportunity to help small businesses grow."

Stories of interest

Posted on May 11, 2015 .

Today's Links 05/08

Top link: Mobility, Millennials & Predictive Analytics In Banking

  • Why should you care? From Ross Wainwright, on The Financial Brand, "The key to the future for the banking industry is finding new ways to acquire, engage and retain consumers who are being lured by non-traditional financial institutions."

Stories of interest

Posted on May 8, 2015 .

Today's Links 05/07

Top link: CU Water Cooler Symposium 2015 Speaker Line-up and Agenda Set

  • Why should you care? We have a stellar line-up for you this year including three brilliant credit union CEOs—Jim Blaine from State Employees' Credit Union, Teresa Freeborn from Xceed Federal Credit Union and Richard Senechal from DUCA Credit Union. This year's event is happening on October 1 and 2 in Kansas City. If you are a credit union employee, you can attend for as little as $249. What are you waiting for?

Stories of interest

Posted on May 7, 2015 .

Today's Links 05/01

Top link: The Changing Face of Consumer Banking

  • Why should you care? From Tiago Soromenho on Re/Code, "More than 20 years ago, Bill Gates famously dismissed banks as dinosaurs that would soon be extinct from the modern marketplace. While our banking system has yet to fossilize, today we have access to many alternatives to traditional banking."

Stories of interest

Posted on May 1, 2015 .

Today's Links 04/28

Top link: What's On Your Performance Report?

  • Why should you care? From Rebecca Wessler on, "Financial ratios are important tools that help credit union leaders evaluate performance, set goals, and benchmark success. Being familiar with a range of ratios is an essential first step toward successful benchmarking."

Stories of interest

Just for fun

Posted on April 28, 2015 .

Today's Links 04/24

Top link: The Best of Credit Union Marketing: Cool, Classy & Creative

  • Why should you care? From the Financial Brand, "The Diamond Awards are like the Oscars of the credit union industry. The 2015 winners were announced at CUNA's annual conference for marketing and business development professionals in March. Here are a dozen of The Financial Brand's favorites."

Stories of interest


Just for whaaaa?

Posted on April 24, 2015 .