LEVERAGE partners with Linqto for new app store

LEVERAGE and Linqto, a Silicon Valley technology company that specializes in apps for the financial services industry, are partnering to pilot the LEVERAGE App Store. The app store is powered by Linqto’s Otter platform. It allows participating financial institutions to select from a list of the latest fintech apps, brand those apps, and have them […]

Credit unions score well in small business survey

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York recently released survey results for 2015 lending to small businesses. The survey found that credit unions scored the second best satisfaction rating; just behind small banks. This was quite a feat considering 43 percent more small businesses applied for a loan at a small bank than a credit […]

CUSC of Alabama gives back for fifth straight year

Shared branching had a very healthy year in Alabama in 2015. Credit union members are using the services while more credit unions are seeing the value in shared branching. The Credit Union Service Centers (CUSC) of Alabama will pay a patronage rebate and dividend for the fifth straight year. The patronage rebates and dividends are […]

Reward programs stay front-and-center with industry trends

Increasing loyalty and member engagement remains a top priority for credit union growth. Achieving success will depend heavily on how credit unions utilize rewards for their debit and credit programs. Reward programs can serve as a foundation for other industry trends on the rise such as card-linking. LowCards.com reports that card-linking allows consumers to link […]

LEVERAGE offers website audits

A credit union’s website is a window into its business. A robust website is a prerequisite for today’s member. It’s the standard platform for credit unions to promote value and to provide 24/7/365 accessibility, as well as core values to current and potential members. You may not know that websites are subject to the same […]

Underground website for data breaches flooded with activity

One of the most well known underground websites to sell stolen debit and credit card information is seeing unprecedented activity. The Krebs on Security website writes that the flood of activity at a well known website is “Faced with a buyer’s market, these elite shops set themselves apart by focusing on loyalty programs, frequent-buyer discounts, […]