The NAFCU Journal: Inside-look at Rep. Waters' work, SBA loan opportunities, member growth
The September-October edition of The NAFCU Journal is now available online and includes features on how credit unions can strengthen their commercial lending through loan opportunities with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and grow of future members by serving their communities through financial literacy.
The new edition features a Q&A with Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, where she shares insights to her approach as a lawmaker, and her committee's work to ensure a fair playing field for credit unions. Those attending NAFCU's Congressional Caucus this week will get the chance to hear directly from Waters Wednesday. The July-August edition featured a similar Q&A with Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo.
In addition to the articles on participating in SBA loan programs and engaging future members through financial literacy, "Big Moments, Bigger Wallet Share" discusses how products and services focused on major life events can attract and retain members.
Also included are several segments from NAFCU members and employees offering advice and insight into the world of credit unions. Find the rest of the available section online below:
- From the Chair: How strong is your credit union
- The Bottom Line: Cutting the cord with LIBOR
- Executive Spotlight: Timothy Anderson, President/CEO, United States Senate Federal Credit Union
- Management Insight: Lessons From a First-Year CEO
- Compliance Central: IRS Clarifies Excise Tax Reporting Rules for Federal Credit Unions
- Inside NAFCU Services: Honoring Innovative Credit Union Solutions
- From the President's Desk: Setting the Record Straight
Add to Calendar 2023-11-30 09:00:00 2023-11-30 09:00:00 Safeguarding Credit Unions with Threat Intelligence Listen On: Key Takeaways: [1:01] What is threat intelligence, and why is it important to CUs? [2:14] What are threat intelligence feeds, and what role do they play in strengthening CUs? [4:41] Leveraging threat feeds and integrating intelligence into tools is crucial. [6:35] Learn what threat CUs should be most concerned about. [7:39] Phishing is ever-evolving, and user awareness is critical. [10:43] Learn how Defense Storm uses feeds to protect its customers. [13:28] Threat intelligence is not as complicated as some think; initiation can be easy through Slack, discussions, and a reporting culture. Web NAFCU email@example.com America/New_York public
Add to Calendar 2023-11-28 09:00:00 2023-11-28 09:00:00 Growing Creatively & Innovatively in 2024 Listen On: Key Takeaways: [0:58] What can credit unions do to best prepare themselves for 2024? [2:12] Although he sees a glimmer of hope, Jack points out that the liquidity crisis and slow prepayment speeds hamper rapid recovery. [5:22] We discuss how credit unions seek low loan growth through member-centric strategies such as second mortgages and home improvement lending. [7:34] Credit unions are leveraging advancing technology for member-focused engagement. [9:31] How will technology continue to evolve and affect credit unions? [11:43] What role does AI play in innovative growth? [14:14] Credit unions adopt technology for efficiency, enabling staff to focus on personalized member interactions, especially with younger generations. [17:14] Closing thoughts, emphasizing competition against banks and fintech for younger generations. Web NAFCU firstname.lastname@example.org America/New_York public
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