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October 10, 2018

Money Markets are Walking Out the Door

Many credit unions are telling us that money markets are walking out the door. How concerned are you about this trend over the next 2 years? Let us know by taking our poll.

October 3, 2018

Does Analyzing Business Decisions Through Volatility Make Sense?

A strong indicator of expected trends and opportunities credit unions are exploring is often found in the type of what-ifs requested from our clients. One of the many what-if requests we are getting is addressing deposits leaving, especially high-balance money markets. This pressure on liquidity, combined with other changes in the environment, is resulting in […]

September 26, 2018

180-Second Exercise: Auto Subscription Plans Expected to Replace Leasing

Advancements in technology and easy access to mounds of data enable businesses to fuel consumers’ growing desires to have: Essentially on-demand access to experiences and “things” Little – to no – lasting commitment Frequent and easy access to micro-purchases This can open numerous doors for credit union decision-makers to evolve their thinking and mindsets on […]

September 19, 2018

Is Your Certificate Promotion Doing What You Want?

As liquidity and cost of funds pressures continue to be a focus, credit unions are exploring possible funding options within the liquidity toolbox. Among them, certificate promotions which, in this rate environment, are becoming a more frequently used tool. On the surface, attracting liquidity through certificates seems straightforward. Offer a competitive rate, promote it, and […]

September 12, 2018

Rewards in Risk/Reward Trade-offs

Since market rates have been increasing, more focus is being put on balance sheet optimization. It’s important to remember that many types of analyses, such as NEV and NII volatility, focus on the risks when viewed in a rising rate environment. It’s important to understand the risks, but not in a vacuum. Remember to view […]

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