Today's Links 10/29

Top link: Why Consumers Choose A New Checking Account

  • Why should you care? Why do consumers choose one checking account instead of another? Data from thousands of checking account searches reveals the hot buttons behind consumers' decisions: locations, fees, advertising and word-of-mouth.

Stories of interest

Posted on October 29, 2014 .

Today's Links 10/27

Posted on October 27, 2014 .

Today's Links 10/24

Top link: Banks’ Apple Pay Opportunity

  • Why should you care? Ron Shevlin cuts through the hyperbole and offers advice for financial institutions that want their cards on top of the mobile mountain.

Stories of interest

Just for fun

Posted on October 24, 2014 .

Today's Links 10/22

Top link: Credit Unions Dominate Apple Pay List

  • Why should you care? On the launch day of Apple Pay, NCUA Vice Chairman Rick Metsger said the majority of financial institutions involved with the technology are credit unions.

Stories of interest

Posted on October 22, 2014 .

Today's Links 10/21

Top link: Energy Investing—The Time For Cooperatives Is Now!

  • Why should you care? Worldwide, cooperative-controlled financial institutions have over $10 trillion in assets under management—a not insignificant sum in relation to what’s required to meet the 2 degree global temperature limit. And the opportunity is now.

Stories of interest

Posted on October 21, 2014 .

Today's Links 10/20

Top link: If You Disappeared Tomorrow, Would Your Community Re-Create You?

  • Why should you care? Wright-Patt Credit Union CEO Doug Fecher has a question he poses to his staff: If the credit union disappeared tomorrow, would our members re-create us? If they did, what would we look like?

Stories of interest

Posted on October 20, 2014 .

Today's Links 10/15

Top link: CUWCS Talk: Sawdust, Empty Bottles and Moustaches

  • Why should you care? As credit union people, when we get together we often end up talking about our cooperative roots but we immediately get into the minutiae and don’t spend nearly enough time talking about our principles and values.

Stories of interest

Posted on October 15, 2014 .