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August 1, 2018

Survey Says…Readers Rate Their C-Suite Teams

In our recent c. notes article, Key Competencies of Strategic C-Suite Teams, we asked readers, How would you rate your team collectively, on each of the following areas? The consolidated results point to C-Suite teams that have clear opportunities for growth in the 7 key competencies. One significant key to success in this environment: Deliberately create […]

July 25, 2018

HELOCS May Be Set To Take OFF – Is Your Credit Union Ready?

For the last 10 years it seems like the home equity line of credit (HELOC) has been a forgotten product for many credit unions and their members. As rates on fixed mortgages hovered at record low levels, and with home equity under pressure, the demand for variable rate HELOCs decreased for many institutions. However, that […]

July 18, 2018

Strategic People Planning

The following blog post was written by c. myers and originally published by CUES on July 9, 2018. It is common for businesses to have strategic planning sessions at least annually.  What is not common, yet necessary, is to purposefully and strategically plan talent requirements for the intermediate and longer term. The world continues to […]

July 11, 2018

Policy Risk Limits are Often a Moving Target

With market interest rates on the rise for the first time in nearly 15 years, comes a host of new considerations for the credit union industry. Among them is an understanding that many Interest Rate Risk (IRR) policy limits are in fact a moving target. Whether rates stay put, continue to increase, or possibly head […]

June 26, 2018

Putting Member Rate Advantages Into Perspective

The environment is quickly changing and so are members’ savings alternatives. Technology has made it such that competition is no longer limited to the institution down the street. A simple online search reveals there are financial institutions all over the country with money market rates close to 2.00%: Source: Savings Accounts & Rates. Retrieved from […]

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