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February 13, 2019

Napkin Math: How to Quickly Convert Basis Points to Dollars

The latest entry in our Napkin Math video series demonstrates how to quickly convert basis points to dollars.  Like the previous videos in this series, this short video shows the simple math that credit union leaders can literally do on the back of a napkin to understand ballpark financial performance. When you have 5 to […]

February 6, 2019

Transforming from Operational ALCO to Strategic ALCO – Let’s Get Started!

Being an Asset/Liability Committee (ALCO) member is one of the most exciting roles in the credit union.  If you have the urge to roll your eyes right now, read on.  Asset/liability management (A/LM) touches almost every area of the credit union and connecting all those dots is not only exciting, it can be hugely impactful. […]

January 30, 2019

Navigating a Flat Yield Curve

As the New Year gets underway, management teams and CFOs have already started thinking through the various x-factors that could impact earnings in 2019.  At the top of the list for many decision-makers is a flat yield curve. The potential of a flat Treasury yield curve has been looming for quite some time.  In February […]

January 23, 2019

Moving Forward with Strategic Implementation

Now that the beginning of the year is upon us, many of the key projects that came out of strategic planning in 2018 are kicking off.  It’s an exciting time!  Unfortunately, not all of those key projects will be completed successfully, many will result in schedule and budget overruns, and some will extract significant pain […]

January 16, 2019

Deposit Disruption, 2019 Edition

The following blog post was written by c. myers and originally published by CUES on January 2, 2019. How will you respond? Imagine a world where member deposits are harder and harder to come by—a world in which slow leaks in the potential deposit pool have become a steady drain. As you imagine that world, the time […]

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