Picture an online community where credit unions and banks peacefully coexist. Users from each type of institution can log in and share useful banking-related information, such as written policies and training materials, which other users download and review completely free of charge.
A comprehensive approach to electronic services is needed to compete in the financial services marketplace, today and tomorrow.
A Birmingham, Ala. credit union, the $320 million Legacy Community FCU, has taken the Good Samaritan label to heart this month and over a six-week period did a full-blown give-away of products and services including 2,700 gallons of discounted gas.
Joining up with a Nashville, Tenn. vendor, CUNA is hoping credit unions can make use of new 3-D video technology for advocacy and product messaging on Web sites as it unveils this week what it calls an "affordable and economical" turnkey package.