Insights from Catalyst

  • What to Consider when Selecting Liquidity Management Solutions

    March 28, 2019
    With total loans/shares on the rise and interest rates uncertain, liquidity management can be challenging. Squaring away available funding sources and stress testing your credit union's liquidity are two essential components of effective liquidity risk management.
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  • Robotics Process Automation – Building a Strategy for Success

    March 14, 2019
    With the uptick in Robotics Process Automation (RPA) technologies the last few years, many credit unions may be exploring RPA and its potential value to their organization. What is Robotics Process Automation, and why might a credit union want to introduce these capabilities into their portfolio of technologies?
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  • Parting Words to an Industry that’s Been Good to Me

    February 26, 2019
    Credit unions, and more specifically, corporate credit unions, have been Kathy Garner's life for almost 40 years. Just days away from her retirement, she shares a few parting thoughts regarding the people and the industry that have been the focus of her commitment the past four decades.
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  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Moving to Uniform Mortgage-Backed Securities

    February 14, 2019
    The Single Security Initiative. You may be unfamiliar with it, but if your credit union sells mortgage pools to the agencies for securitization and/or invests in the agencies’ mortgage-backed securities (MBS), you will see its results.
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  • 2018, Stellar. 2019, Liquidity Challenges?

    January 24, 2019
    2018 was another stellar year for the credit union industry. While credit unions are doing well overall, some are facing challenges. Heading into 2019, a key concern for many credit union balance sheets is maintaining liquidity.
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