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  • October 18, 2017 Part 5: Dishonored, Corrected and Contested Returns
    In 2017, the ACH Advisor will publish a six-part series detailing the ACH cycle. Facts, rules, codes, charts and helpful hints will be available for those who process, post, return and balance ACH transactions. At the end of the series, content will be posted in TranZact as a reference guide for ACH personnel. Part 5 addresses dishonored, corrected and contested returns.
  • October 17, 2017 No Recession On The Horizon, says Economic Forum presenter
    Without fear of a near-term recession, credit unions can continue to count on strong loan growth – at least according to former CUNA chief economist, Bill Hampel. Speaking in front of nearly 250 credit union leaders at Catalyst Corporate’s 40th annual Economic Forum earlier this month, Hampel noted that the economy is well into its ninth year of recovery – a fact that often sparks warnings that the recovery has nearly run its course, and that a recession may be just around the corner.
  • October 17, 2017 The Benefits of SimpliCD
    SimpliCD is a Certificate of Deposit Purchasing and Issuing program available through Catalyst Corporate. SimpliCD is owned by Primary Financial, LLC, a credit union service organization (CUSO) owned jointly by 10 corporate credit unions nationwide.
  • October 10, 2017 Contingency ACH Services from Catalyst Corporate
    Does your credit union need a contingency ACH provider? Catalyst Corporate can serve as an on-demand backup ACH processor when – in situations such as the catastrophic storms last month – a credit union is unable to retrieve ACH receipt files through its Fedline.
  • October 10, 2017 40th Economic Forum Concludes, New Venue and Format in 2018
    At the conclusion of this year’s Forum, attendees got a sneak peek at plans for a newly designed event in 2018. The 41st annual Economic Forum will build on the success of past meetings in a brand new venue.
  • October 10, 2017 Dallas Fed Exec Explains ‘What’s Going on in the Economy’
    Thomas Siems, assistant vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, delivered an entertaining and insightful presentation, “What’s Going on in the Economy? In Search of a One-Handed Economist,” last week at Catalyst Corporate’s Economic Forum. So, how is the Fed doing? “Well, that depends," Siems said. "On the one hand…”
  • October 03, 2017 Order Holiday New Currency in TranZact
    With the holidays just around the corner, credit unions are reminded to order holiday new currency in TranZact.
  • October 03, 2017 Economic Forum Opens with Outlook and Strategic Considerations for Credit Unions
    Catalyst Corporate's 40th Annual Economic Forum opened strong Monday morning with a rapid-fire assessment of credit union trends and critical issues from Steven Houle, Vice President of Catalyst Strategic Solutions' Advisory Service.
  • September 26, 2017 Catalyst Corporate Loan Participations Reach $2 Billion
    Catalyst Corporate's Loan Participation Program reached $2 billion in loan participations. This program not only allows credit unions to have some diversification in their loan portfolio, but also serves as a conduit between credit unions that need liquidity and credit unions that have excess liquidity.
  • September 26, 2017 No Surprise: Mobile Payments ‘Most Important’ in Tech Survey
    Catalyst Corporate recently sent a technology survey to 3,800 credit union contacts and received nearly 400 replies. The primary objective of this survey was to understand which technological advancements credit unions deem most important, and to what degree they are currently implementing or exploring these technologies.



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