The latest from Guy Messick

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

Credit union response to COVID-19

This new normal is very stressful. People are concerned about their health and their finances. The government is advising and, in some areas, requiring people stay home. Businesses are being ...

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

Keep the focus on the member

Ed Callahan used to say that the answer to all credit union strategic questions can be determined by first asking “What is best for the members?” It was excellent advice ...

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

Avoiding a Blockbuster future

I have been around credit unions a long time. I work with really smart and forward thinking credit union colleagues. But there are a lot of credit union folks, including ...

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

Communicating our credit union mojo

Financial service providers compete on price, convenience and trust. The problem for credit unions is that the Internet has enabled members to access financial services that are often more competitive ...

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

NACUSO 2014

What did you miss if you did not attend the 2014 NACUSO Conference this past week?  In a word, plenty.  There was tremendous energy for the potential of credit unions ...

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

Identifying risk in CUSOs

Over the last few years, NCUA put the spotlight on CUSOs by introducing a new CUSO regulation and highlighting some CUSO failures during the credit crisis.  The Chairman has been ...

- by Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer PC

The new CUSO rule

The rule making process is sometimes involves give and take between the regulator and the regulated.  The new CUSO Rule is a study in such give and take. A proposed ...