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  • September 18, 2018 Kathy Garner Announces Retirement
    Kathy Garner, who has guided the growth of one of the nation’s premier corporate credit unions, has announced she will retire in March 2019. Catalyst Corporate’s Board of Directors has tapped Bruce Fox, the corporate’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, to become President/CEO of the $2.6 billion corporate upon Garner’s retirement.
  • September 18, 2018 Rewards Take a Checking Account Beyond Basic Benefits
    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. Resource One Credit Union knows all about the benefits of BaZing first-hand. This Texas-based credit union’s decision to implement Catalyst BaZing, a program Resource One brands as R1 Cha-Ching, was an easy one.
  • September 11, 2018 Panels and Warm-Up Sessions Round Out Future Forums Agenda
    Catalyst Corporate’s Future Forums offers something for everyone, with almost 30 speakers over the four-day event! Integrated into the experience are several credit union panel discussions that will give attendees a chance to network with peers for innovative ideas and solutions to daily challenges.
  • September 11, 2018 Future Forums Opens with Economic Outlook for Credit Unions
    Catalyst Corporate’s 41st Future Forums is just around the corner: Oct. 1-4 at the Omni Hotel, adjacent to the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco, Texas. Catalyst Strategic Solutions kicks off the conference with a strong agenda designed to prepare credit unions for 2019, with hard-hitting strategies and balance sheet management solutions.
  • September 04, 2018 Wert to Discuss Interest Rate Hedging at Leadership Conference
    Balance sheet composition determines the strategies and tools credit unions use to manage interest rate risk. Mark Wert, senior advisor at Catalyst Strategic Solutions, will examine some of these strategies in his session, Understanding Interest Rate Risk & Methods for Hedging Interest Rate Risk, at the upcoming Cornerstone Credit Union League Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX.
  • August 28, 2018 What’s Next for Bullets?
    Bullet structures, such as agency debentures and CDs, are a mainstay of credit union investment portfolios. The simplicity and predictability of how much you’ll earn and when you’ll receive your principal return are concepts with which any balance sheet manager can sympathize. Under current market conditions, trends are starting to emerge that may compel investors to further diversify their investment holdings beyond the typical agency/CD combinations prevalent for so long.
  • August 28, 2018 High Retention Rate Shows Value of Catalyst BaZing, Says Credit Union
    Most, if not all, financial institutions offer checking accounts. But, not all of these checking accounts are created equal. Catalyst BaZing, also known as Checking with Benefits, is a rewards program designed to strengthen member engagement while generating fee income for the credit union. It’s achieved through the BaZing customizable mobile app and website.
  • August 27, 2018 Future Forums Overflow Accommodations
    Future Forums registration is in full force, and on-site hotel accommodations at the Omni Frisco Hotel are filling up fast. But, there’s good news; Catalyst Corporate secured an additional block of rooms at nearby Drury Inn & Suites in Frisco, TX, located at 2880 Dallas Parkway.
  • August 21, 2018 Speaker Spotlight: Atlanta Fed’s Nell Campbell-Drake Shares ISO 20022 Insights
    ISO 20022, which is growing in adoption worldwide, covers payment transactions, securities trading and settlement information, credit and debit card transactions and other financial information. Nell Campbell-Drake, VP of Payments, Atlanta Federal Reserve, will present ISO 20022 Now and in the Future at the Payments Forum portion of Catalyst Corporate’s annual Future Forums.



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