CO-OP Financial Services News Archives

5 member rewards strategies to drive cardholder spending

5 member rewards strategies to drive cardholder spending

When members reach for a payment card at checkout, chances are they are selecting their favorite rewards card. In fact, Accenture research finds that spending on rewards cards has skyrocketed since the Great Recession.  In [...]

THINK 18: Where digital speed meets strategic excellence

THINK 18: Where digital speed meets strategic excellence

Where are you in the Race to Excellence? THINK 18 – the industry’s most talked-about convergence of fintech thinkers, industry innovators and credit union leaders – kicks off May 7 to 10 at the Sheraton Grand [...]

New movement in mobile wallets

New movement in mobile wallets

Another year, another round of wallet wars. In addition to a few new entries in the wallet space, we introduce the Visa wallet card and unpack the latest data on adoption, engagement and trends. Could [...]

Digital and data, two sides of the same coin

Digital and data, two sides of the same coin

Numerous predictive and hyper-personalized experiences have led to a significant shift in consumer expectations. Fitbit tells us how many stairs we must climb to lose 10 pounds by the holidays. Kayak clairvoyantly advises us when [...]

10 Must-Reads: Why 2018 will be (R)Evolutionary

10 Must-Reads: Why 2018 will be (R)Evolutionary

If you haven’t already noticed, 2017 was a transformative year. How do we follow 12 nonstop months of digital transformation, headline-grabbing cybersecurity issues, an explosion of digital payments and commerce – and so much more? [...]

2017: A truly transformative year for CO-OP Financial Services

2017: A truly transformative year for CO-OP Financial Services

At the beginning of 2017, we set a goal to deliver more seamless, more secure payment experiences to more credit union members. That theme took on even deeper meaning as we began to apply that [...]

True miracles: See how CMN Hospitals heal children and families

True miracles: See how CMN Hospitals heal children and families

Every year, millions of children enter Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals seeking treatment for serious illnesses and injuries. Read on to discover just how vitally important these resources are to communities, and how the world-class [...]

How Elements Financial took on data transformation

How Elements Financial took on data transformation

Elements Financial, a $1.4 billion credit union based in Indianapolis, is tackling the challenge of data transformation head on. In recent years, Elements has evolved from a single SEG credit union for employees of [...]

Machine learning is a 100% fraud-fighting priority. Is it for you?

Machine learning is a 100% fraud-fighting priority. Is it for you?

As fraud-fighting becomes increasingly complicated, machine learning has emerged as a new holy grail technology for fraud detection. In “Machine Learning: Fraud Is Now a Competitive Issue,” 65 percent of the senior fraud and data [...]

Data will transform the payments experience this holiday season

Data will transform the payments experience this holiday season

As discussed at this year’s Money 20/20 conference, data has awoken a force capable of completely transforming the payments experience. This year’s holiday shopping season presents an ideal test ground for both [...]

8 ways to avoid card fraud during the holidays and beyond

8 ways to avoid card fraud during the holidays and beyond

By all estimates, the upcoming holidays should give retailers a reason to celebrate. According to Marketwatch, the 2017 holiday shopping season promises to be the second best since the end of the great recession – growing [...]

Dive in! Michael Phelps talks speed + excellence at THINK 18

Dive in! Michael Phelps talks speed + excellence at THINK 18

Michael Phelps is the most decorated swimmer in history and he’s heading to the THINK 18 stage to share his insights on how setting your sights, working your hardest and competing with conviction can [...]

3 incredible facts about biometrics

3 incredible facts about biometrics

The list of things we can unlock with our fingerprints, faces and irises is getting longer. JetBlue passengers can board a plane from Boston to Aruba by pausing in front of a camera. Samsung Galaxy [...]

Do your ATMs have what digital consumers demand?

Do your ATMs have what digital consumers demand?

Even as new forms of electronic payments explode on the scene, we continue to hear it: Cash is king. Consumers rely on it. In fact, a new survey found nine out of 10 consumers used [...]