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Credit Unions and Fintech: 3 Tips for Success

Capstone offers strategic solutions that help credit unions expand their member services and business.


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Synthetic Identity Fraud Can Haunt Credit Unions

NWCAU Strategic Link partner Vero helps credit unions protect themselves and members from fraud through greater awareness and protection.


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CU Direct’s Digital Lending System Helps Drive Indirect Auto Loans

For Trailhead Credit Union, Lending 360 drastically improved loan processes that resulted in an increased loan-to-share ratio, as well as a better member experience.


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LifeSteps™ Wallet: a Single Mobile Solution to Life’s Big Decisions

LifeSteps Wallet helps credit union members make informed decisions before, during, and after life’s major events.


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Navigating Risks in the Lending Landscape

There has never been a better time for credit unions to begin the strategic discussion to help them thrive in the current environment.


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Join Strategic Partner, Aprio, for an Aug. 1 Webinar on Improving Board Meetings

Point West CU and Aprio team up to help credit unions strengthen their strategic discussions and decisions.


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How Voice Technology is Helping People with Disabilities

Credit unions can empower their members through voice technology, allowing them to manage their finances online in ways they couldn’t before and vastly improving their customer experiences.


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Repo Remarketing Introduces new Sister Company, Capital Recovery Group, Inc.

Capital Recovery Group specializes in repossession, skiptracing, and remarketing of powersports in all phases of delinquency.


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Boards that Take Risks

Risk and risk-focused conversations begin in the boardroom. It’s an extension of service to your members and an opportunity for your leadership to deliver on your vision for your credit union.


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Strategic Link Announces New Partnership with Board Portal Provider Aprio Inc.

Aprio software simplifies board management and meetings.


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Simply Credit Designs a Platform to Help Credit Union Members Escape High-interest Credit Card Debt

Register for this upcoming webinar to learn how you can increase loans while helping your members save credit card interest.


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Six Key Differences Drive Multicultural Consumer Behavior

Credit unions should consider focusing on a variety of needs when serving members.


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Strategic Link Announces New Partnership with Consolidated Mortgage Group

Consolidated Mortgage Group, a subsidiary of Consolidated Community Credit Union, has provided home loan solutions for credit unions of all sizes across the Pacific Northwest.


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Safeguard your Credit Union with a Website Accessibility Audit

Find out how your credit unions can conduct a comprehensive website review so that everyone may use it.


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Announcing the Digital Onboarding Platform: Account Activation Solution for Credit Unions

With email and SMS reminders, guided digital journeys, and detailed analytics, Digital Onboarding motivates members to adopt account-related services that drive profitability.


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Fintech Companies: Friend or Foe?

Over the past several years, credit unions have seen tremendous growth, even alongside the uprising of many fintech companies.


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NWCUA Expands Partnership with CU Solutions

NWCUA’s Strategic Link is excited to announce our expanded partnership with CU Solutions Group (CUSG), an award-winning, national credit union service organization that offers expertise and best-in-class solutions in technology, marketing, and performance.


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Join Capstone Strategic for an Important Webinar June 27

Your Association’s Strategic Link Partner, Capstone Strategic Inc., will co-host a webinar on Wednesday, June 27 that focuses on helping Northwest credit unions search and find the best partners.


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Small Businesses Deserve the Credit Union Model

It’s a given that the credit union business model has served retail consumers well.


Gravity Payments – Merchant Services Putting People above Profits

The merchant services and credit/debit card-processing industry can be confusing to independent business owners and engage in practices not in their best interests.


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Credit Unions’ Vital Signs Indicate Overall Health

Credit Unions have vital signs, which indicate the overall financial health of the institution.


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CU 2.0 Offers a Webinar to Help NWCUA Credit Unions Remain Relevant in the Digital Age

Credit Union 2.0, your Strategic Link partner, provides the tools, strategy, and personalized playbooks to help credit unions stay on top of digital offerings that resonate in the marketplace.


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Shaping the future of Business Development

Credit Unions in the Northwest are collaborative institutions that look to one another to help find solutions to issues the industry faces.


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Strategic Link’s Value Creation Task Force Adds Four New Partners

Northwest Credit Union Association’s Strategic Link team has spent years refining the People Helping People mission that defines the Credit Union Movement.