Alliant Credit Union

By Rebecca Wessler | May 2, 2022

Retail banks and credit unions were among the first industries to focus on customer experience. These roles demonstrate how any cooperative can improve upon theirs.

By Marc Rapport | June 14, 2021

Lifestyle changes intensified by the pandemic have made recreational vehicles hot sellers, and Alliant Credit Union is flying high off its RV portfolio.

By Marc Rapport | April 19, 2021

Leaders from cooperatives rural and urban talk about how they are handling staffing strategy during the pandemic.

By Marc Rapport | June 29, 2020

Rate locks and staffing boosts are two ways credit unions are pushing through mortgage applications in today’s ultra-low rate environment.

By Marc Rapport | March 1, 2020

Loan participations are a proven way to address liquidity concerns and add some income. They can also be complicated, but there’s help.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 6, 2018

Three percent cash back and $59 a year are among the terms of Alliant Credit Union’s new credit card offering.

By Marc Rapport | May 7, 2018

Teamwork and a new software system helped the Chicago cooperative execute a transformational change.

By Sharon Simpson | Feb. 5, 2018

Credit unions are employing different strategies to ensure they offer the right credit card rewards.

By Erik Payne | July 31, 2017

Need-to-know information for any credit union launching this card product.

By Marc Rapport | Sept. 4, 2016

The Illinois credit union has a lower-than-average reliance on non-interest income and plans to increase those revenue streams in the coming years.

By MeridianLink, Inc. | April 11, 2016

The Illinois credit union has increased its indirect RV portfolio by an average of $20 million each month.

By Stephanie Clark | March 14, 2016

What credit unions top the charts for employee payout? Find out in this Callahan & Associates leader table.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 29, 2016

At which credit unions did employees post the highest gains in fourth quarter 2015? Find out in this leader table.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 7, 2015

Royal Credit Union’s Rudy Pereira shares his views on merging people and processes to elicit the maximum benefit from a credit union’s core processing system.

By Marc Rapport | July 13, 2015

Pre-launch marketing, follow-up surveys, and individual attention are ingredients in the not-so-secret sauce for success.

By David Mooney | Oct. 21, 2013

Alliant Credit Union CEO David Mooney talks about the importance of innovation in the credit union movement.

By Jennifer Davis | March 11, 2013

Follow these steps to calculate the real ROI of your social media efforts.

By Rebecca McClay | June 25, 2012

Employees well versed in financial lingo benefit the bottom line.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | Jan. 1, 2012

Planning ahead both retains talent and eases the transition when a talented manager leaves.

Tech Time

By Thomas Cullen | June 13, 2011

Credit unions must make smart decisions when deciding how to spend technology dollars.

By Alix Patterson | Sept. 6, 2010

HSAs are the fastest growing segment of the share portfolio and are a major SEG development opportunity.

By Aaron Pugh | Aug. 9, 2010

How can credit unions provide affordable health savings accounts and protect long-term profitability and sustainability?

By Aaron Pugh | July 26, 2010

Credit unions can use health savings accounts — which are becoming a mainstream healthcare option — to secure, strengthen, or renew SEG relationships and business partnerships.

By Callahan & Associates | Aug. 25, 2008

A former banker explains his personal conversion to credit unions and opportunities in the industry.

By David Mooney | Feb. 25, 2008

David Mooney, a former JPMorganChase banker, talks about his work to convert United Airlines Employees CU to Alliant CU.

By BALANCE | July 28, 2003

In the 12-month period ending March 31, 2003, consumer bankruptcy filings rose 7.4% to an all-time high of nearly 1.6 million. In this economic climate where downsizing and layoffs continue to happen in virtually every professional sector and bankruptcy filing is steadily increasing, loss prevention is on everyone's mind.