Who Do You Trust?

By Terrence R. Heffernan, Esq. Delinquent loans obviously jeopardize the fiscal soundness of any creditor. Studies done by the Receivables Management Industry have demonstrated how the collectability of a past-due account decreases dramatically with the age of a delinquency. For example, one study determined that 61 days past due was the optimal time to place…

Wednesday at the GAC.

On my last day at the conference, I decided to visit Credit Union House.  This is a terrific resource for credit unions that need a place to plan and meet while in Washington D.C.  They had an open house and I stopped by on my way home.  If you have a chance to attend a function there…

Tuesday at the GAC.

For those of you who have not been to CUNA’s grand affair, I have to give you a sense of scope.  The GAC is big!  Have you ever seen an exhibit hall like this? CUNA hired Elvis there to help spread the word.  He looks pretty happy. The general sessions of the GAC are also…

Monday Morning at the 2010 CUNA GAC.

The Credit Union National Association puts on a tremendous event every year in Washington, D.C.  A few years ago they moved it from a hotel to the D.C. Convention Center. It’s very impressive.  There are so many people here, it’s inspiring and humbling.  It really shows the power of the Credit Union Movement.  Everyone who…

Have Super Bowl Ads Jumped the Shark?

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Denise Wymore, owner of consulting service for cooperatives, Denise Wymore, LLC. Have Super Bowl Ads Jumped the Shark? 26 years ago, Steve Jobs spent an enormous amount of money to advertise his tiny little venture during the Super Bowl. It was 1984. Director Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Thelma & Louse)…

Danger, Will Robinson!

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Robbie Wright, founder of CU Innovators, helping credit unions and CUSOs innovate and execute. Danger, Will Robinson! By: Robbie Wright Corporate espionage and international cyber-wars sound like themes from the next John Grisham book, but these trends are becoming more and more commonplace as the perceived value of data stored…