Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Filenes new IBlueprints for InnovationI report released
MADISON, Wis. (3/20/12)--The Filene Research Institute has released its latest Key Findings: Blueprints for Innovation, a report from Filene i3 (Ideas, Innovation, Implementation), the institute's group of innovators.

The report features 16 new idea blueprints designed to help members, and three updated blueprints on ready-to-implement ideas gaining traction nationally. The ideas fall into five categories:

  1. Building wealth;
  2. Navigating financial waters;
  3. Meeting life's milestones;
  4. Making community connections; and
  5. Borrowing responsibly.
Mark Meyer, Filene CEO, encouraged Filene members to "keep this catalog of ideas at hand as you develop your organization's goals and tactics for today's challenging times.

Filene i3 is a group of credit union executives from across the nation. Its objectives are to:

  • Develop and implement new, innovative ideas;
  • Provide a forum for cooperation, collaboration, professional development, and industry succession planning; and
  • Act as ambassadors for change and innovation.
For more information, use the links.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Goodwill Industries latest to report data security breach http://t.co/gIaXNsT4Bk
6 hours ago
CUNA economist Schenk discusses regulators' focus on interest-rate risk. See CU Magazine: http://t.co/tW1p9rTSSv
7 hours ago
Fed issues annual report on general-use prepaid cards in gov't-administered payment programs. http://t.co/3zPhejSPZt
8 hours ago
Children in foster care face higher risk of identity theft via @NBCNews http://t.co/Dif0hCfBdA
8 hours ago
.@Cornerstone_CUL's leadership conference includes food drive for San Antonio food bank http://t.co/h2O8O4TxuD
9 hours ago