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How to grow while staying true to local roots

How to grow while staying true to local roots

Can a credit union with nearly 500,000 members and $9 billion in assets still authentically serve its local community? As consolidation trends continue and asset size is increasingly seen as a key indicator of [...]

Cryptocurrency and credit unions: Where to start?

Cryptocurrency and credit unions: Where to start?

If you’re like most of us, you find cryptocurrency a bit… well, cryptic. While we’re intrigued, we’re also uncertain—and even moreso after the recent crypto crash. Credit unions have been watching [...]

Five principles for creating a culture of innovation

Five principles for creating a culture of innovation

We often associate “innovation” with paradigm-shifting breakthroughs that disrupt entire industries. But most of the time, innovation is incremental. Or as Ben Maxim, VP of Digital Strategy & Innovation at MSUFCU, puts it, innovation consists [...]

Why people and purpose are key

Why people and purpose are key

Is challenging the status quo the new status quo? Chad Helminak, Director of Programs & Impact at the National Credit Union Foundation, certainly thinks so. He joins The Remarkable Credit Union podcast to talk about [...]