Credit unions are owned by members and serve (in most cases) a community of people. In theory, they should be your go-to resource for financial matters. So why are they often your second resource (if you think of them at all) behind banks? Banks, owned by shareholders and not at all beholden to customers (Bank of America said out loud during an earnings call last year that they don’t pay more on savings because customers aren’t demanding it!).
There’s good news on the way, though…Joe was emcee of the relEVENT Conference at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas a few weeks ago, and while there, he found out SO MANY innovative ideas from leaders in the credit union space. Not only are they already leading the way in individual communities…they’re also working hard to get even better. Today we’ll share short interviews with a number of experts at the conference about the future of credit unions, what leaders are thinking about, and what’s available now that you may have not known.
It’s a mega-episode at over 75 minutes…but certainly a rare look at the other side of the table at what “they’re thinking” while they’re trying to help you with a car loan, mortgage, savings account, or other services.
Thanks to Jeff Klein and Choice Creative Solutions for asking Joe to emcee. Need maybe the world’s greatest emcee for your event? Head to joesaulsehy.com.
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Big thanks to Jeff Klein for joining us today. To learn more about Jeff, visit Choice Creative Solutions.
Big thanks to Samantha Paxson for joining us today. To learn more about Samantha, visit her bio page at Co-op Solutions.
Big thanks to Anne Kirksey for joining us today. To learn more about Anne, visit ELGA Credit Union.
Big thanks to Mike Abernathy for joining us today. To learn more about Mike, visit Buckeye State Credit Union.
Big thanks to Chris Boncimino for joining us. To learn more about Chris, visit Flow Networks.
Big thanks to Brian Scott for joining us. To learn more about Brian, visit PSCUTV.
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Written by: Kevin Bailey
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