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Human Resources /  • Jan 2014
The disappearing glass ceiling
Credit unions are at the vanguard when it comes to female leadership

It’s late on a spectacular West Coast afternoon in October, but Tracy Redies’ workday is still far from over.

Finance /  • Nov 2013
Reversal of fortune
Seniors can unleash the equity in their homes – but should they?

Are reverse mortgages a smart choices for seniors or simply another path to deferring debt?

Business /  • Nov 2013
Tax attack
New levies on financial services cooperatives will hit members where they live

Credit unions have been hit with changes to the corporate tax that will have them pay the same tax rate charged to the country’s chartered banks.

Business /  • Sep 2013
Just-in-time executives
The appeal of interim C-suite personnel

High-profile C-suite temporary personnel work within the Canadian credit union system. So why the code of silence?

Technology /  • Sep 2013
Cheque-mating the banks
With new new technology, visiting a branch to deposit a cheque will soon be a thing of the past

Credit unions scoop the banks by launching a mobile app feature that allows members to deposit images of cheques using their smartphone camera.

Business / Human Resources /  • Sep 2013
Quality-of-life insurance
Credit unions are beginning to offer a timely new kind of policy

No question: people are living longer and it’s affecting their financial futures. The good news is that credit unions have made considerable progress.

Community Development /  • Jul 2013
Community cues
Credit unions reweave the ties that bind communities

In today’s digital world and global economy, local community spirit can seem more fractured than fostered.

Technology /  • May 2013
Playing the game
Gamification has become serious business

While it all seems fun and light-hearted, gamification is serious business.

Business /  • May 2013
Scaling new heights
The spirit of cooperation powers MEC's success

MEC was never an ordinary dream. To members of Canada’s climbing scene, the story of MEC’s humble beginnings is the stuff of legend.

Banking / Technology /  • May 2013
What’s next in FinTech?
Wait! What the heck is FinTech?

If you surveyed venture capitalists who invest in technology today, they would tell you that one of the most exciting areas to invest in is FinTech.

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