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Sip ‘n’ ‘Search: Official Research Pairing Guide

Sip ‘n’ ‘Search: Official Research Pairing Guide

Like craft beers and rescue pets, Filene's research reports come with many rich flavors and complex personalities to provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences. We realize you have a lot of choices for how to spend your free time on weekends, but we know many of you enjoying dig deep into Filene's research library. We want to make your leisure reading this Sunday even more enjoyable, so Filene has created an official pairing guide. 

Crack open a beer, curl up next to your furry friend and enjoy the latest research findings from Filene Research Institute. 

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Help us Get Big without Getting Biggity

Help us Get Big without Getting Biggity

When I applied to participate in i3, I was working at BestSource Credit Union in Waterford, MI. I was responsible for all of the frontline teams. I loved the work, but my view of credit unions and the world was narrow. Around that same time, our CEO during my annual review gave me some interesting advice. He said, “Tansley, I know you love credit unions, but consider that there is a big world out there beyond them. You may want to explore that before you are ‘tied’ to credit unions for good.”

Once I participated in i3, there was no chance of me taking that advice.

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Aloha! Tansley Stearns Sets Sail in Support of Credit Unions

Aloha! Tansley Stearns Sets Sail in Support of Credit Unions

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word Aloha as a greeting to mean both "welcome" and "farewell." This is why the word is a perfect fit for what the Filene team will be saying to Tansley Stearns, our chief impact officer, later this month.

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It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

As we turn the lights on again and settle back into our daily routine following the CUNA GAC Conference in Washington D.C. we are feeling inspired, motivated and reinvigorated to tackle issues vital to the success of credit unions and consumer finance.  Like any organization, business, or cause we recognize that anything that we do is only accomplished because of the support of many. It takes many individuals and organizations to light it up and make our work possible. It truly takes a village and we are so grateful for every shining member of our village.

One of those shining members is Visa. Their focus to expand education opportunities for emerging credit union leaders ensures Filene's War for Talent Center of Excellence continues its groundbreaking work to provide research and solutions to attract, develop, and promote top performers. We are thrilled to share Visa's big announcement with you.

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