Tag: ceo

Zero-Percent Financing

[ 0 ] July 11, 2018 |
Zero-Percent Financing

IAACU QUICK FACTS Data as of 06.30.18 HQ: Bloomington, IL ASSETS: $251.3 M MEMBERS: 16,673 12-MO SHARE GROWTH: 5.77% 12-MO LOAN GROWTH: 0.74% Periodically, people will ask me if “zero-percent financing” is a good thing. The obvious answer is a resounding YES – if you can truly get 0%. The catch is that there is […]

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The Banking Revolution

[ 0 ] April 11, 2018 |
The Banking Revolution

IAACU QUICK FACTS Data as of 03.31.18 HQ: Bloomington, IL ASSETS: $249.6 M MEMBERS: 16,553 12-MO SHARE GROWTH: 4.78% 12-MO LOAN GROWTH: 3.84% The Banking Revolution There is some controversy as to the location of the world’s first bank; some cite the Taula de la Ciutat in Barcelona, Spain while others contend that it was […]

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Fintech @ IAACU

[ 0 ] January 10, 2017 |
Fintech @ IAACU

Fintech apps (Financial Technology Applications) like Apple, Samsung and Android Pay are changing the way we buy stuff. For example, you can now merely hold your smart watch or phone near the Card Reader at one of over 11 million locations accepting Apple Pay and you’ll be on your way – quick and convenient.  And […]

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Mid-Year Update

[ 0 ] July 18, 2016 |
Mid-Year Update

As I write this article your IAACU team is busy evaluating and recording second quarter results. Since we are a financial cooperative and you are our owners, I thought it appropriate to communicate how we evaluate the performance of your Credit Union. Measures used to evaluate performance are divided into two broad categories: 1) Net […]

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Financial Literacy Leads to Financial Well-Being

[ 0 ] April 18, 2016 |
Financial Literacy Leads to Financial Well-Being

Financial Literacy Month is not just about financial literacy—it’s also about financial well-being. April is National Financial Literacy Month, a good time to emphasize IAACU’s commitment to helping our members lead stable and healthy financial lives.  IAACU’s Mission Statement is: “Serve Our Members and Advance Their Financial Well-Being.”  Perhaps the ultimate measure of the success […]

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Small Enough to Listen, Large Enough to Deliver

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016 |
Small Enough to Listen, Large Enough to Deliver

“Small Enough to Listen, Large Enough to Deliver” – This is the tagline for a construction company whose site I ran across some time ago on the internet.   There was something about this message that made it personal, relevant and compelling enough that I copied it in my ever-present daily planner.   The message of this […]

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