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Catalyst Corporate’s weekly member newsletter addresses issues of interest to credit unions and provides important updates about Catalyst Corporate services and programs. Articles from recent issues are available by clicking on the titles below.


Catalyst Connect – April 17, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – April 10, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – April 3, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – March 27, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – March 20, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – March 13, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – March 6, 2018     

    Ready. Set. REGISTER! Catalyst Corporate's Future Forums registration is open! This four-day conference, comprising two adjoining Forums, brings top thought leaders and industry experts together to discuss economic outlooks, balance sheet management tips and payments and technology trends. For more information and to register, visit Conferences under Learning Center.

    Same-Day ACH Insights: Implementation of the final phase of Same-Day ACH is just a couple of weeks away. How has the move to faster ACH payments affected the industry? Catalyst Corporate's VP, Correspondent Services shares early results and a few lessons learned along the way.

    SCAN Your Incoming Mail: Check your mailbox for Catalyst Corporate's first quarter 2018 SCAN publication. You won't want to miss the latest TranzCapture update, a comprehensive 2018 training schedule and more. SCAN is also available online.

    Upcoming Training and Education: TranZact for the Accounting Department (March 14), Cash Services (March 21), CUBG’s Commercial Real Estate Lending for Credit Unions (Portland, OR, March 28-29) and CUBG’s Business Lending Bootcamp (Plano, TX, April 4-5)



Catalyst Connect – February 27, 2018     

    Hearts Off to our Members! Conversation hearts have disappeared from stores. Red roses are returning to a normal price. But the nearly 40 credit unions that drove member awareness and usage of mobile deposit services with Catalyst Corporate's fourth annual "Capture My Heart" campaign are still feeling the love!

    2017 Due Diligence Report: The 2017 Due Diligence Report is published annually to help Catalyst Corporate members monitor the company's safety and soundness, as well as its financial performance, regulatory compliance and investment activity. This issue contains a special report on upcoming changes to Regulation CC.

    Join Catalyst Corporate... for its 2018 Annual Meeting at 10 a.m. CT on Tuesday, May 1. Review the corporate’s 2017 performance and hear plans for 2018. Elections will be held to fill expiring terms on Catalyst Corporate’s board of directors. Attend in-person or register for a live video stream.

    All Things ACH: The latest issue of the ACH Advisor, a resource for ACH operational information, is available online. Learn more about ACH Phase 3 of Same-Day ACH, upcoming ACH training opportunities, Catalyst Corporate's ACH On-Line service and more.

    March Training and Education: TranZact for the Accounting Department (March 14), Cash Services (March 21) and CUBG’s Commercial Real Estate Lending for Credit Unions (Portland, OR, March 28-29).



Catalyst Connect – February 20, 2018     

    How does ISI Benefit Y-O-U? Did you know your credit union is an indirect owner of a securities broker/dealer? As a member-owner of Catalyst Corporate, your credit union has indirect ownership of CU Investment Solutions, LLC, a CUSO partially owned by Catalyst Corporate. One Senior Investment Officer explains how your credit union benefits when it chooses to use ISI.

    The Suite Life: Are you “in the know” when it comes to the economy? Subscribe to Catalyst Strategic Solutions’ Economic Suite, which includes periodic economic commentaries, reports, webinars and videos tailored to credit union needs and interests.

    Same-Day ACH Phase 3: Phase 3 of Same-Day ACH takes effect March 16, 2018. This final phase of Same-Day ACH requires posting of all Same-Day debits and credits by 5 p.m. RDFI local time. Email ach@catalystcorp.org or visit Catalyst Corporate’s ACH Central for more information.

    Training and Education Opportunities: ACH Origination with Catalyst Corporate (Feb. 21) and TranZact for the Accounting Department (March 14) and Cash Services (March 21).



Catalyst Connect – February 13, 2018     

    A Tale of Two Corporates’ Collaboration: How do you sustain vendor support for a mature service that remains critical to credit union business operations? This was the dilemma Catalyst Corporate faced with its remote deposit services (RDS). Ultimately, it was also the impetus for establishing a CUSO – TranzCapture, LLC – to support credit unions’ continued need for deposit processing.

    On the Go: It's no secret – smartphones have become an extension of the body. Therefore, it only seems natural to make them an extension of your credit union, too. Catalyst Corporate VP of Sales explains how a full digital mobile banking platform is able to meet members where they are most – on their mobile devices.

    President’s Day: Catalyst Corporate will close Monday, February 19, to observe the holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday. See Catalyst Corporate’s holiday schedule.

    Upcoming Training Opportunities: Navigating the Catalyst Corporate Website (Feb. 14), ACH Origination with Catalyst Corporate (Feb. 21) and TranZact for the Accounting Department (March 14).



Catalyst Connect – February 6, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – January 30, 2018     



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