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Risks as You Grow: Critical Considerations for the C-Suite

The C-suite plays a critical role in growing your credit union’s assets, employees, product portfolio, and membership reach. But with growth comes more potential for risk and a new level of scrutiny from competitors, members, potential consumers, regulators, fraudsters, and even your employees. Strengthen your risk management posture and create an organizational culture that can […]

Four Tips to Grow Your Membership

In today’s ever-changing financial industry, credit unions continue to thrive in spite of fierce competition from huge banking institutions and ongoing regulatory challenges. This success is often attributed to credit unions’ cooperative foundation and commitment to serving their members and communities in ways that big banks simply do not. Credit unions are known for their […]

Complacency is Comfortable, But the Results Can be Costly

There are myriad reasons why organizations fall behind when it comes to updating their products or improving existing services. Regulatory uncertainty, budgetary constraints, insufficient staffing, technology concerns, outdated business philosophies and a fear of the unknown are reasons I often hear from credit union leaders who aren’t satisfied with their existing performance. Yet often they […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Honors Employees For a Collective 60 Years of Service

Eight Ascend Federal Credit Union employees were honored for a collective 60 years of service during an Employee Service Award Luncheon held at the Emil’s in Tullahoma. Stephanie Basham was honored for 15 years of service.Erin Spence and Tonya Jones were honored for 10 years of service. Horacia Taylor, Jessica Sidoli, Pam Nichols, Denise Greer, […]

Bowater Credit Union Donates $1000 to the Charleston/Calhoun Hiwassee Historical Society

Bowater Credit Union member John Duggan has won $1,000 from Bowater Credit Union to his favorite non-profit: Charleston/Calhoun Hiwassee Historical Society. Bowater Credit Union has asked its members to nominate their favorite non-profit helping people in the counties eligible for credit union membership: Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, and Polk. Charleston/Calhoun Hiwassee Historical Society is the […]

St. Thomas Credit Union Holds 58th Annual Meeting

St. Thomas Credit Union held their 58th Annual Meeting on March 15, 2018.  The theme was March Madness, but it should have been the “Money Machine”!  Members had a blast trying to catch the cash flying around them.  All of the bills flying around were legitimate bills, from $50s to $1s. Almost $600 was “caught” […]