Filene Fellow Sekou Bermiss draws lessons from the Mann Gulch Disaster to help credit union leaders respond to uncertain times and the changing nature of work.
Changing lives through innovation, truth and cooperation.
Filene to Launch New Center as Economic Shifts Reshape Industry
Filene's new research Center on Innovation and Incubation aims to solve consumer and business problems in novel and sustainable ways.
A COVID-19 Stimulus Check Planning Tool for Credit Union Members
UPDATE (January 7, 2021): The second round of stimulus checks are already going out through direct deposit and in the...
2021 Research Events
Registration Now Open!
The schedule for Filene's 2021 research events is now live! Registration to our impactful events is free for Filene members. Check the dates and register today.
Webinar / 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jan 21 2021
2020 Research Recap and 2021 Outlook
REGISTER Research can move your organization forward by preparing you for the future, introducing new growth strategies, identifying and developing...
Jan 26 - 27 2021
Building an Analytics Ecosystem to Create Credit Union Value
Learn more Experts from inside and outside the credit union industry will come together to share insights about: The landscape...
Research Event / Virtual
Apr 27 - 28 2021
Lives Interrupted: Bridging Financial Transitions
Learn more Join us for our FIRST research event of 2021 and the FIRST from the Center of Excellence for Consumer Financial...
Research Event / Virtual
Jun 22 - 23 2021
Amplifying Impact: Connecting Credit Unions and Communities
Learn More Join us for this special research event bringing together two or our newest Centers of Excellence: Diversity, Equity...
Research Event / Naples, FL
Aug 09 - 10 2021
Cultivating Innovation and Humanizing Technology
Learn more Join us for our first hybrid event of 2021! In partnership with DCUC's Annual Conference, we'll be bringing academics...
Thoughts from Us
In the Basement with Filene
Welcome to the first edition of In the Basement with Filene! Each week, Filene's George Hofheimer will bring you an icon, a relevant statistic and provide an opportunity for credit unions to respond to that statistic. See more updates from George in the Weekly Updates tab on our Resource Hub.
Nov 11 2020
A New Filene i3 for a New World
Hear from i3 leader, Brent Dixon, and two current i3ers about Filene's i3 application process and how the program has adapted due to COVID-19 and the role of creativity and urgency in the i3er's projects
Jul 30 2020
How Innovation Turns Failure into Opportunity, with Erin Coleman
This episode brings you insights from Erin Coleman, Filene’s Senior Director of Advisory Services, about how your organization can grab hold of the failures you see happening all around us, and apply a mindset of innovation to turn those into the opportunities.
Most Popular Reports
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Credit Unions: Approaches, Insights, and Future Directions
FinTech Catalyst Incubator: Gamification
Lives in Transition
Toward Justice-Involved Financial Services: The Financial Challenges of Reentry, Part 1
Credit Unions and the Coronavirus: Notes on the Impacts and Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis, Part 3
Amplifying Social Impact: The State of Credit Union Giving
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Iowa Credit Union League
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One Detroit Credit Union
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Coastal Federal Credit Union