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ARTICLES BY Erik Payne

By Erik Payne | Aug. 23, 2021

Credit Union Of Texas is requiring employees to be vaccinated before returning to work, a decision it says reinforces its core values and serves the best interest of its communities.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 23, 2021

Two years after launching a DEI-focused internal initiative, the Washington state cooperative created a fund to donate $5 million over five years to Black-led nonprofits.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 17, 2021

The Virginia cooperative leverages a government-guaranteed loans program to help local business owners make an environmental difference.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 9, 2021

One of Pennsylvania’s largest credit unions ties organizational performance to financial incentive while keeping members’ needs top of mind.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 9, 2021

East Idaho Credit Union turned lemons into lemonade in the past 18 months to post some of the highest growth rates in one of the country’s fastest growing states.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 2, 2021

The SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program has helped businesses operate during COVID-19. But where do these loans live on the balance sheet? And what will forgiveness look like?

By Erik Payne | July 26, 2021

The Empire State cooperative’s Global Sustainability Program has evolved to encompass more goals, a broader network, and more conversations with industry participants.

By Erik Payne | July 26, 2021

An internal committee at Affinity Plus FCU attempts to answer an important question for employees returning to the office post-pandemic: What comes next?

By Erik Payne | July 19, 2021

A two-week apprenticeship program between the contact center and digital services teams at Corning FCU uses live member interactions to teach necessary skills.

By Erik Payne | July 12, 2021

After a two-year concerted effort, Teachers FCU is turning its goal of attaining real-time data insights into a reality.