CUES News Archives

Getting to know Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra

Getting to know Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra

Facebook recently released the details of the 2020 launch of its Libra cryptocurrency. The news sent ripples across all industries, but no sector felt the shockwaves more than financial services. For years, we have been [...]

CFO Focus: Don’t sit back, lean into ALM strategy

CFO Focus: Don’t sit back, lean into ALM strategy

Some credit unions likely breathed a sigh of relief when the upward climb of market rates stalled. Deposit pressures were building, and the cost of funds seemed positioned for a sharp increase. But with almost [...]

401(K) upgrade offers a critical solution

401(K) upgrade offers a critical solution

Credit unions and their employees face intensifying challenges. With increasing fiduciary risk, market volatility and employee retirement unpreparedness, the need for a 401(k) solution that can provide the due diligence, employee education and user-friendly [...]

Motivation station

Motivation station

The other day I heard the expression, “Don’t let your ice cream melt counting someone else’s sprinkles”. I love that! How true it is. We often compare ourselves to others in social and [...]

Before you switch core processing systems

Before you switch core processing systems

Core processors are often equipped with such a wide array of functionality and customization options that credit unions may not be using their systems to full effect. Most vendors offer some form of optimization service, [...]

On Compliance: Keep it classy

On Compliance: Keep it classy

With passage of the Dodd Frank Act in 2009, the financial services industry has become even more highly regulated. Not surprisingly, there has been a corresponding uptick in consumer class action litigation against financial institutions. [...]

Why credit unions might overlook tech training

Why credit unions might overlook tech training

It might sound ridiculous that any credit union could overlook tech training, but it happens. CUES member Maria Rolston knows why. “It can be overlooked because there is so much going on … that it can [...]