Johnson stepping down as CUES president/CEO on Dec. 31.
Canada’s largest cooperative financial institution joins with FIlene Research Institute as a Gold Benefactor to help examine consumer and policy issues.
Out-of-the-box mortgages, student loans and retirement plans among ideas sprouted from i3 program.
For the next two years, executives will participate in semi-annual meetings arranged by Filene and be responsible for piloting new ideas at their credit unions.
Despite the frustrations that some credit unions face with building long-term, multiple product and service relationships with members who come through the door via indirect lending, the loans have continued to be a meaty portion in many portfolios.
The Filene Research Institute has partnered with Amazon to offer credit unions a unique opportunity to market their credit cards online.
Check out this article from next week's print edition on the card marketing partnership between the Filene Research Institute and Amazon.
The $20 million Filene FCU is tied to the now-shuttered retail chain once operated by credit union pioneer Edward Filene.
The Filene Research Institute and SaveUp have joined forces and are looking for a few good credit unions.
A program developed by the Filene Institute's i3 initiative has won a $300,000 grant from the Center for Financial Services Innovation to roll out a program that will reward CU members who have low FICO scores for making loan payments on time.