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CU DIGEST LAUNCHES NEW COLUMN
updated 12/18/13 12:33 PM
'Where's The Heat' Debuts
Does your credit union need that extra spark of inspiration, discussion, or analysis to drive your initiatives and goals to success?

The editors of Credit Union Digest have introduced “Where’s The Heat? Hot Topics That Won’t Waste Your Time”—a NEW column delivering strategic advice from leaders of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ business units!

This invigorating, thought-provoking mainstay is geared to provide you with at least one golden nugget of information that will assist your credit union in the areas of strategic planning, media, health-benefits, compliance, and marketing. Take a dive inside pages 10-11 to explore the following topics:

  • No Interference—learn the difference between strategy and planning with Mark Klinkert of Professional Solutions.
  • Take Small Steps—explore how to effectively step into the realm of digital media with Joe Keller of C-Sun Studios.
  • Health Care Law: Stay Focused—navigate the new health care arena with valuable tips from Lynn Athens of CU Vitality.
  • Are You Ready?—stay on top of new mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with Rita Fillingane of CU Roots Services.
  • The Power of E-mail—take a closer look at how e-mail remains an indispensable tool in today’s world of digital and social media with George Sun of Image Arc Marketing Solutions.

Click here to read the entire Where’s The Heat column within the December 2013/January 2014 edition of Credit Union Digest on Pages 10-11!

 
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'BIG DATA' SPOTLIGHT: RISK OR REWARD updated 10/22/14 12:06 PM
Three Panelists Share Opinions
With Alessandro Acquisti as moderator, Wednesday’s audience was treated to a lively discussion—and a bit of back-and-forth debate—on the use of “big data” at credit unions and its ramifications.

SPEAKER DELVES INTO DATA PRIVACY updated 10/22/14 11:57 AM
The Credit Union Connection
As the Big Data Panel during REACH 2014 kicked off on Wednesday, it was apparent “big data” is everywhere and infiltrates all facets of our lives. But how much do consumers value their privacy, and what does it mean for credit unions?

SOCIAL CHARM: INGREDIENT FOR SUCCESS updated 10/22/14 07:59 AM
Chen Lizra at REACH
“Engagement” is one of the top buzz words circulating around REACH 2014—and TED speaker, business consultant, and author Chen Lizra shared some unique insights during the general session on Tuesday. Her buzz word: “social charm.”

INNOVATION PANEL SPURS TAKE-AWAYS updated 10/22/14 05:21 PM
Three CU Industry Perspectives
Attendees at REACH 2014 received a plethora of ideas from Tuesday’s innovation panel to take back to their credit unions—not the least of which included more interaction between employees and leaders, and free-flow of ideas from the bottom up.