Welcome to the CUInsight Minute, sixty seconds from our Community and Marketing Coordinator Alyssa Angurio with our favorite reads from the week.
The opportunities offered by the back-to-school season are not limited to the classroom. While students and teachers may be the ones feeling first-day-of-school jitters, the influence of this season extends far beyond the schoolyard and into everyone’s lives. The start of the school year and turning of the seasons represent a fresh start and a reset for people of all stages of life to finish the year strong.
But something is missing from this season that students, teachers, and lifelong learners alike need to finish their year better than it started: financial education. That’s why the back-to-school season is prime time for credit unions to fill this gap in their communities and foster financial empowerment for their members.
Use these 3 key takeaways to get your credit union back-to-school ready and prepare your community for long-term financial wellness. [read more]
I grew up in a family of eight kids. Born smack in the middle, my older siblings watched over me, and I looked out for the younger ones. We created our own little ecosystem, and amidst the growth milestones and occasional scuffles, there was always an underlying current of empathy and taking care of each other.
Those core memories helped launch my early career as a general contractor. Every relationship I built with landowners, project managers and vendors started with intentional, person-focused interactions: “Hi, I’m John. What do you need, and how can I help?”
Taking care of each other is at the heart of growth for credit unions, too. [read more]
Join us for a free webinar September 6 at 1pm EDT to learn why hundreds of credit unions are currently choosing agent credit card programs, and why today’s economic environment has many more credit union leaders considering one. [learn more]