Today's Links 03/03

Top link: 9 Social Media Marketing Solutions For Banks And Credit Unions

  • Why should you care? From Brenna Keough on The Financial Brand, "Social media presents opportunities for banks and credit unions to generate meaningful connections with customers and members, attract desirable consumers and achieve ongoing business initiatives. With improved targeting, enhanced advertising, compliance support, developments in ROI tracking and more, social media now has the potential to play a meaningful role in your financial institution’s marketing plan."

Stories of interest

Posted on March 3, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/26

Top link: Field of Membership: Déjà Vu All Over Again

  • Why should you care? From Cliff Rosenthal in the Credit Union Times, "I envision a future where credit unions in the U.S. are open cooperatives, available to all who want to join and will abide by credit union principles. A future where any person can join any credit union she likes. No FOM or common bond regulatory requirements to serve as barriers to starting new credit unions. There is more than enough for regulators to do by focusing on their core function: Ensuring safety and soundness."

Stories of interest

Posted on February 26, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/25

Top link: What Will It Take To Get Americans To Save More?

  • Why should you care? From Ron Shevlin at The Financial Brand, "In a study that was never actually conducted, 97% of Millennials who really weren’t surveyed said that the number one thing that would get them to save more money is a mobile app."

Stories of interest

Posted on February 25, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/24

Top link: The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Of 2015 In Money

  • Why should you care? From Fast Company, "From a high-tech payment system for big businesses to quick loans for those in developing nations, the companies changing the way we spend."

Stories of interest

Posted on February 24, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/23

Top link: The Art of the Meeting

  • Why should you care? From Shari Storm on the CU Water Cooler, "I’ve long held the theory that the ability to facilitate a good meeting can make or break your career. A person who can run an effective meeting demonstrates that they are talented at executing on a plan. A poorly run meeting is often an annoyance for the attendees and everyone leaves feeling less confident about the meeting organizer."

Stories of interest

Posted on February 23, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/20

Top link: Report Examines 2015 Global Digital Banking Trends

  • Why should you care? From Jim Marous at The Financial Brand, "The 2015 Digital Banking Trends and Predictions Report examines the macro trends that the banking industry should be watching in the coming year. This in-depth report provides the foundation for planning and prioritizing."

Stories of interest

Posted on February 20, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/18

Top link: Can Mobile Banking Revolutionize The Lives Of The Poor?

  • Why should you care? Throughout the month of February, Bill Gates is as a guest editor on The Verge. This particular piece is a fascinating look into Bill's vision of how technology will revolutionize life for the world's poor by 2030.

Stories of interest

Just for fun

Posted on February 18, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/17

Top link: Love of Mobile Payments Grows at Blistering Pace

  • Why should you care? From Rob Rubin on The Financial Brand, "In February 2015, a periodic survey was fielded to bank and credit union shoppers on FindABetterBank.com to get a sense for how frequently smartphone owners use their devices to pay for purchases at stores, send money to friends and family, and pay their bills. Since the last time this same survey was fielded (January 2014), mobile payments has grown at a breakneck pace."

Stories of interest

Posted on February 17, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/16

Top link: Managing RBC, CFPB, Data Breaches And More With NAFCU's Dan Berger

  • Why should you care? From CUbroadcast, "We're barely a month-and-a-half into 2015 and we're already inundated by a myriad of major issues and items that credit unions must face this year and beyond: RBC, CFPB, tax status, compliancy, data breaches, executive turnover and plenty more. To put these items in perspective, we invited NAFCU's President/CEO Dan Berger on the program for his experienced insight."

Stories of interest

Just for the craziness

Posted on February 16, 2015 .

Today's Links 02/12

Top link: Measuring Customer Loyalty In The 21st Century

  • Why should you care? From Ron Shevlin at The Financial Brand, "It’s time for marketers to reassess their customer metrics, and bring their measurement techniques into the new century. One area, in particular, needs to be updated for the 21st century: Measuring customer loyalty."

Stories of interest

Just for fun

Posted on February 12, 2015 .