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April 10, 2014

A/LM Training and Education for Credit Unions

  With the abundance of challenges facing credit unions today, more importance is being placed on A/LM training and education for key decision-makers within the organization.  Many credit unions have mentioned lately that examiners are also placing more emphasis on training for board and ALCO members.   There are many varieties of training and education. […]

April 3, 2014

Appropriately Managing Risks to Net Worth

Many risks are present in credit union structures and business models today. Interest rate risk, liquidity risk, credit risk, compliance risk, regulatory risk, business risk, fraud risk—the list can go on and on. Increasing regulatory pressure to ensure that all risks are understood and quantified heightens the stakes for all involved in the risk management […]

March 27, 2014

Survey: NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital Proposed Rule

NCUA recently proposed a Risk-Based Capital rule that will change the way credit unions compute their risk-based capital ratio. The comment period for this proposed rule ends May 28 and many comments have already been received. We want to hear from you—is your credit union planning to submit comments on this proposed rule? Let us […]

March 20, 2014

The Value of a (Process Improvement) Minute

For so long, anyone exposed to commercials has heard the pitch, “15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance.” Then a competitor came along less than a month ago and advertised, “15 minutes for a quote is crazy. See how 7½ minutes could save you on car insurance.” For car insurance consumers, […]

March 13, 2014

Project Management Tips

As projects are kicked off in credit unions every day, many project managers understand the basic project management phases of initiation, planning, execution, control and closure. But we all know the “devil is in the details.” Here are a few tips you might find helpful: Get all the players involved at the outset. At credit […]

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