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January 11, 2017

Focusing on Branch Profitability, Solely, Misses the Mark: 4 Things to Consider

As consumers’ preferences continue to evolve, it is becoming painfully clear that focusing solely on branch profitability will provide an incomplete or even misleading picture for decision-makers. Think of it this way.   Traditional branch profitability analyses often reward branches for living off the past.  Consider a branch that has a large loan portfolio, creating a […]

December 8, 2016

Six Questions CFOs Are Asking About Liquidity

Consumer confidence hit a nine-year high in November as consumers’ views on both economic conditions and the labor market improved (Source: Wall Street Journal). Many credit unions have enjoyed increasing loan-to-assets, as have their competitors. Even if interest rates don’t increase, many decision-makers with high loan-to-assets are grappling with questions such as: Do we have […]

December 1, 2016

Know Your Numbers: 4 Questions You Should Answer About Your Lending Experience

Interest rates may go up and interest rates may go down, but a laser focus on your member experience is essential, regardless of what interest rates do. Just about every credit union has easy access to the data needed to answer the following 4 key questions about the lending experience: Are we attracting enough of […]

November 10, 2016

Focus on Frictionless

Your competition is not standing still. They are making it faster and easier for a consumer to open an account and get a loan by removing friction in their processes. More and more consumers are getting spoiled by how fast they can now do their banking, and they are telling their friends. You can easily […]

October 27, 2016

AICPA: Buzz About CECL

We had the benefit of speaking at the AICPA conference on one of our favorite topics, how to use ALM for actionable business intelligence. In this case, the focus was on how a credit union can support changes to remain relevant. Another topic that also had a lot of buzz at the conference was CECL, […]

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