Registration opening soon for ULend Academy in Birmingham

Registration will soon open for CUNA Mutual Group’s ULend Academy in Birmingham, Ala. ULend Academy is a “hands-on, customized learning experience that helps lenders go from transactional to consultative, meeting members’ full financial needs,” according to CUNA Mutual Group. “Lending is at the heart of what credit unions offer,” CUNA Mutual Group Senior Consultant Cameron […]

Gift card sales booming for the holidays

A survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics shows holiday shoppers are expected to spend a total of $27.5 billion on gift cards. That’s an opportunity for your credit union to encourage members to purchase cards and give a boost to your CU’s bottom line. Consumers plan to purchase three or […]

Cohron named to succeed Floyd as JMFA CEO

John M. Floyd & Associates (JMFA), has announced the retirement of company founder, chairman and CEO John M. Floyd, and co-owner and COO Cher Floyd. Company veteran John Cohron has been named to succeed Floyd as CEO. Floyd founded JMFA nearly 40 years ago as a small, regional consulting practice with a handful of employees. […]

Webinar examines multicultural impact on credit unions

CUNA Mutual Group will present a Dec. 10 webinar to take a deeper dive into the matter of “Multicultural Consumer Implications on Credit Union Strategy.” The Dec. 10 webinar is planned for 10 a.m. ET and will be presented by Edgar Hernandez Sr., multicultural strategy manager with CUNA Mutual Group’s new Multicultural Center of Expertise […]

Analysis shows new vehicle prices are on the rise in 2019

An important fact consumers need to realize is that credit unions  offer their members lower interest rates on auto loans than other types of lenders. With the costs of light vehicles rising, according to a recent analysis by Kelley Blue Book, it’s more important than ever for members to turn to credit unions as their […]

How marketing plans can save your CU’s sanity

The following is an article written by Britney Bailey, director of marketing for Growth By Design. This article also appeared on CUInsight.  It seems like time is passing more quickly than ever! With the holidays looming, and more team members enjoying time off, it’s becoming immensely difficult to juggle the daily operations of the credit […]