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Home Financing: A Great Opportunity for Credit Unions

Home Financing: A Great Opportunity for Credit Unions

Credit unions are known for world-class customer service, but most home lending business is going to banks or non-traditional lenders rather than to credit unions, even when it comes to their own members. What are credit unions missing? What are the risks and benefits of diving deeper into home lending? We examine these issues—and more—in…

Understanding Trigger Marketing

Understanding Trigger Marketing

Two hundred years ago, Napoleon noted that “war is 90 percent information.” In today’s highly competitive financial services industry, financial institutions must have good data…and know how to use it. Credit unions are realizing the importance of automating their marketing efforts, leveraging their data, so that products and services intersect as efficiently as possible with…

Auto Lending on the Automated, Integrated Highway

Auto Lending on the Automated, Integrated Highway

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”                                                 — Dr. Emmett Brown (Back to the Future)   Companies like Google and Ford Motor are moving closer to producing fully autonomous vehicles, with the intent to make various driver-assist technologies standard features. The goal is for cars to one day drive themselves. Granted, it’s a…