Credit Unions Archive
Have community charters and federal tax breaks tilt the competitive advantage in credit unions’ favor? Researchers from the Federal Reserve system take a hard look.
Every year, CUNA honors the best in credit union marketing with Diamond Awards in 33 different categories. Take a look at some of the best here.
2 in 3 credit union execs see loan growth as critical to putting their organization on the path for growth in 2013. More than half think auto loans are the ticket.
The marketing budgets for the 100 biggest credit unions in the US reveal a number of insights that will surprise anyone in the banking industry. Here’s the rundown.
The world's undisputed king of competitive eating, Joey Chestnut, will compete in the first-ever World Ice Cream Eating Championship, an event organized entirely by Magnify Credit Union.
Young consumers are postponing major life events and thus delaying major purchases, a study shows.
Do you deserve a raise? See what this credit union study reveals about marketing salaries and bonuses for everyone from senior execs down to coordinators.
See how this small credit union with a generic name and bland brand transformed its identity to compete with the big boys.
Are branches dead? Data from a comprehensive credit union industry study says no way. Those adding branches are blowing the competition away.
Savings lotteries -- prize-linked, raffle-style “Save to Win” promotions -- dangle cash prizes in exchange for consumers' deposits.
This detailed examination of asset, member and branch growth reveals massive shifts rocking the entire credit union industry.
Here’s a selection of noteworthy winners from 2012 CUES Golden Mirror awards competition honoring excellence in credit union marketing.
VSECU is banned from using words like “bank” and “banking” in its marketing, following a complaint filed by Vermont bankers. But VSECU may get the last laugh.
See nine of the best examples from this year's 74 MACU award-winners, honoring the best marketing in the Canadian credit union industry.
Banks have become the proverbial punching bag -- the punchline to many an advertising joke in the financial marketing world these days. But does it work?
A huge visual showcase with over 30 of this year's award winners -- Most Edgy, Best Use of Humor, Best TV, Best Direct Mail and more!