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|The Pulse (04-21-16)|
April 21, 2016 ● Volume 5, Issue 16.5
Filene Impact Roadshow coming to the Minnesota Credit Union Network
on Tuesday, May 3, Tansley Stearns from Filene Research Institute will be hosting an Impact Roadshow at the MnCUN office in St. Paul.
The Impact Roadshow offers credit unions a convenient and fun way to find out how Filene takes the best ideas, rooted in research and proven in the market, and makes them scalable and sustainable to drive change. Stearns will walk through some of Filene's latest programs, and the research and innovation behind them.
The Filene Research Institute is dedicated to scientific and thoughtful analysis about issues vital to the future of credit unions and consumer finance.
Members of i3 program to present mobile payments innovation
Next week, representatives from Filene’s i3 program, Ben Hering of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Matthew Schewe of City & County Credit Union, will be presenting SpendClear, a mobile tool designed to track purchases and make payments through members' Smartphones. The event will be held at the Minnesota Credit Union Network office in St. Paul from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Thursday, April 28.
Why care about mobile centric members?
The Filene i3 team has created a survey to collect feedback on this payments innovation. The deadline to complete this survey is tomorrow, Friday, April 22.
There is no cost for this event, but registration is required. Space is limited to the first 25 registrants.
Filene's renowned i3 (Ideas, Innovation, Implementation) group launched in 2004 with the support of Chairman's Roundtable Benefactor PSCU. Filene's i3 program brings together the best and the brightest next generation of credit union leaders and sets them loose on the consumer finance industry’s most flummoxing problems.
Follow the links on the stories below to read more about the outstanding programs, new initiatives and well-deserved recognition received by your peers recently. Got news of your own? Send stories, pitches, press releases and published articles to MnCUN Communications Specialist Laura Whittet.
Register now for upcoming Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meetings
Credit union professionals are encouraged to join their peers at upcoming Minnesota Credit Union Network Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meetings. Each P2P includes time for personal introductions, lunch and discussion.
For more information and to register for these events, visit the MnCUN education calendar online.
NYIB 2016 Annual Conference
The National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) will be holding its 2016 Annual Conference July 26 through 29 in San Antonio, Texas.
The annual youth financial education and marketing conference is geared toward credit union professionals and will cover topics from student branches and financial education presentations to understanding youth culture and exploring tech trends.
For more information and registration, visit the NYIB website.