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Financial Inclusion & Its Role in Your CU Growth

June 13, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Community Outreach for CUs

financial inclusion

  Our sister site, IMS, recently featured a blog article discussing ways you can foster financial inclusion within your credit union. Financial inclusion is part of a larger conversation taking place right now about how individuals and businesses are creating solutions and campaigns that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion for everyone who interacts with their […]

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2022 Pivots Your CU Should Make

June 6, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

2022 pivots

  Credit unions are resilient and creative, and 2022 is the perfect year to flex those strengths to create growth for your business. There are lots of 2022 pivots your credit union should make this year. Some of these pivots are likely already in the works in your branches and on your websites, while others […]

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Trending Credit Union Topics for April 2022

May 9, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

trending credit union topics

  Recently, the Credit Union National Association held its annual governmental affairs conference. They covered a wide range of topics from regulatory changes to future initiatives and more. After the conference, American Banker compiled a list of 6 topics from that conference that credit unions are talking about. Those topics include: War in Ukraine Economy […]

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Why Credit Unions Should Offer Sustainable Loans

May 2, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Web Loan Applications

sustainable loans

  Your credit union members, whether they have personal or business accounts with you, are becoming more interested in sustainability. Part of customer service today includes offering products and services that better the local community, and the environment. There are several trends in the financial sector right now, but two of the biggest include financial […]

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Benefits of Credit Union Content Marketing

March 28, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Marketing

  Credit unions occupy an interesting space in the financial industry. Many of them are smaller, local businesses, but there are others that operate on a national or global level. Regardless of the size of your credit union, there are many reasons why you should be using content marketing to promote your CU’s services. Content […]

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How Credit Union Membership Is Changing

March 21, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

credit union membership

  Credit unions have made massive pivots throughout the pandemic. And now, more than two years later, it’s time to take stock. Credit union membership is evolving, just as credit union services and online offerings are also expanding into new territories. In 2021, credit unions added 4.7 million new members, which is a 23.6% increase […]

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The Emergence of Cryptocurrency at Credit Unions

February 28, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

cryptocurrency at credit unions

  There’s big news in the cryptocurrency and credit union industries. In the last several months, new developments in policy have made it so that federally insured credit unions are now able to partner with other fintech and third-party companies to provide digital asset services. That means cryptocurrency might be headed for your credit union […]

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The Era of Overdraft Fees Is Ending

February 21, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

overdraft fees

  Banks and credit unions have been charging overdraft fees for decades. Recently, many financial institutions have scaled back or eradicated the practice entirely. And many more institutions are poised to do the same. Facing harsh criticism from generations of banking members, it seems the era of overdraft fees is ending. Since these fees often […]

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Moving to Conversational Banking

January 31, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

conversational banking

  Digital transformation has been moving financial institutions from traditional banking models to online banking models and beyond. As member needs grow and change with the advancement of technology, the approach to customer service must evolve with it. Part of the transition from traditional banking to the future of banking involves the inclusion of conversational […]

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Exploring the Buy Now Pay Later Boom

January 24, 2022 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Solutions

buy now pay later

  We often talk about the differences between older and younger generations, and we can add another trend to the list of factors that divide them: the surge in buy now, pay later program participation among younger Millennials, and Gen Z. Let’s explore the BNPL boom and its role in the future of banking. Why […]

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