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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 Corporate – October 16, 2018     

    Four Days of Future Forums: Earlier this month, nearly 300 credit union leaders met at Catalyst Corporate’s Future Forums to hear 30+ speakers cover topics from faster payments to global impacts on the local economy… and everything in between. Greg Moore, EVP of member relations, shares some of the highlights.

    What's New With TranzCapture? The TranzCapture CUSO is jointly owned by Catalyst Corporate, Alloya Corporate FCU and Corporate One FCU, thus reinforcing what was already the largest credit union check processor in the nation. In addition to offering credit unions convenience and advanced features through its web-based applications, this short video explains numerous benefits of TranzCapture!

    Oct. 18 is International Credit Union Day! Catalyst Corporate is celebrating International Credit Union Day's platinum anniversary on Oct. 18. Looking back on 70 years, we're thankful for the lives and communities impacted by the principles and actions of this movement. Share an International Credit Union Day message on social media using the hashtag, #PlatinumLiningFound.

    Fall Events and Training: Corporate Checking & Positive Pay (Oct 17), ACH Audit Requirements (Oct. 24), Deposit Capture Research & Accounting (Nov. 7) and Deposit Chek with Catalyst Corporate (Nov. 14).



Catalyst Connect – October 9, 2018     

    Ripple and Catalyst Corporate Join Forces: Credit unions may have access to fast, reliable, cost-effective blockchain payments in the future, thanks to a partnership between Catalyst Corporate and Ripple, the leading enterprise blockchain solutions provider for payments. Catalyst Corporate will explore Ripple’s blockchain solution initially to overcome a number of challenges credit unions and their members face with international wires.

    Last Week at Future Forums… Nearly 300 credit union leaders gathered for Catalyst Corporate’s inaugural Future Forums. Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, credit union professionals heard economic experts from all over the country forecast what they expect from the economy, why they expect those trends to prevail and how to prepare.

    Fed Hike Puts Spotlight on Cash Management: With interest rates on the rise, effective cash management is more important than ever, said Future Forums presenter, David Austin. See how Catalyst Corporate’s Vault View cash management service helps credit unions allocate cash resources strategically to minimize excess, maximize earnings and promote member satisfaction.

    October Events and Training: TranZact Basics for the User (Oct. 10), Corporate Checking & Positive Pay (Oct 17) and ACH Audit Requirements (Oct. 24).



Catalyst Connect – October 2, 2018     



Catalyst Connect – September 25, 2018     

    Same-Day ACH is Expanding: NACHA approved three new Same-Day ACH rules and will begin implementing those rules next year. Catalyst Corporate's VP, Correspondent Services explains how credit unions can prepare for these upcoming changes.

    Pricing Notification Available This Week: Catalyst Corporate's 2019 Service Pricing Guide was emailed to chief executive officers at member and client credit unions earlier this week. The Pricing Guide includes convenient links to product and service summaries on Catalyst Corporate's website. Contact Member Services if you did not receive an email.

    Walk-Ins Welcome! Don't miss Catalyst Corporate's Future Forums at the Omni Frisco, Oct. 1-4. If you didn't get a chance to register ahead of time, walk-ins are welcome! Check out the full line-up and other events at catalystcorp.org/r/forum.

    Fall Events and Education: Share Drafts (Sept. 26) and Future Forums (Oct. 1-4), TranZact Basics for the User (Oct. 10), Corporate Checking & Positive Pay (Oct 17) and ACH Audit Requirements (Oct. 24).



Catalyst Connect – September 18, 2018     

    Catalyst CEO Announces Retirement: Kathy Garner, Catalyst Corporate's President and CEO, will retire in March 2019. The Board of Directors tapped Bruce Fox, the corporate’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, as the new President/CEO upon Garner’s retirement. Read the official announcement on the corporate's website.

    Benefits and Beyond: What do a flat tire, cracked phone screen and full-priced oil change have in common? All these situations can improve with the Catalyst BaZing checking rewards program See why implementing this program was a no-brainer for one Texas-based credit union.

    Happy Birthday, Catalyst! This month, Catalyst Corporate turns seven, and these years have been brimming with challenges, innovations, surprises and growth. President and CEO Kathy Garner highlights seven milestones reached since 2011 in this week's Insights from Catalyst blog.

    There's Still Time: Catalyst Corporate's Future Forums is only two weeks away, but there's still time to register online. Visit catalystcorp.org/r/forum to see the lineup of speakers, special events and registration information. You won't want to miss out!

    Fall Events and Education: CUBG National Business Services Conference (Savannah, GA, Sept. 24-26), Share Drafts (Sept. 26) and Future Forums (Oct. 1-4), TranZact Basics for the User (Oct. 10) and Corporate Checking & Positive Pay (Oct 17).



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