Mar 09, 2021
Glen shares highlights of CUNA’s just-completed Government Affairs Conference, including an interview with CUNA Economists Mike Schenk and Jordan Van Rijn recapping their always popular Economic Update and implications for both Main Street and credit unions. Plus acquisitions, re-brandings, and (slim) hopes for crossing the aisle.
Mar 01, 2021
Glen chats with Wall Street veteran and Forbes contributor Jeff Gapusan about the meteoric rise of SPACs and the sudden appeal of this obscure (until recently) investment vehicle. Also- a new take on attitudes toward Robinhood and GameStop.
Feb 23, 2021
Glen recaps the highlights from last week’s global Future of Cash conference, including interviews with Alex Bau of the Fed’s Cash Product on new research re: US usage, and Ron Delnevo on ATMs and “keeping cash local.” Plus more uses- and more pay?- for gig workers?
Feb 16, 2021
“Recovering hacker” Alissa Knight shares her frightening first-hand experience breaching dozens of mobile banking apps and other Internet of Things embedded systems. Also- Ant Financials’ lower valuation and the UK’s Buy Now Pay Later reckoning.
Feb 09, 2021
Credit Union Journal editor Aaron Passman discusses the trends he’s watching in the credit union space- including unexpected car shopping, states revamping regulation, and the ongoing hunt for scale. Plus the latest twists in the GameStop/Reddit saga.